Passivhaus East Devon

“A historic Georgian high garden wall was the starting point for this stunning certified Passivhaus in Devon, which won planning permission under the ‘exceptional design’ clause…”

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The District Council has invested in its own housing stock:

Futures Forum: PassivHaus in East Devon >>> District Council refurbishes Victorian building ‘using ground breaking low energy standards’

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There are some great passivhaus projects around:

Futures Forum: Passivhaus design in Bristol > social housing on brownfield land

Futures Forum: A solution to our housing problems: a passivhaus estate

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And it doesn’t have to be expensive:

Futures Forum: Passivhaus can be affordable

Futures Forum: A solution to our housing problems: a passivhaus estate

Futures Forum: The PassivHaus: cheaper than you think to build…. and only £20 annual heating bills…..

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A very innovative and sympathetic piece of passivhaus architecture has just emerged in East Devon:

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Linear brick wall conceals earthy and tactile interiors of Devon Passivhaus – YouTube

Devon Passivhaus | East Devon – McLean Quinlan | Award Winning Architects | Winchester & London

Indeed, there’s a lot of interest in the project:

The Walled Garden

A historic Georgian high garden wall was the starting point for this stunning certified Passivhaus in Devon, which won planning permission under the ‘exceptional design’ clause of the NPPF (National Planning Policy Framework) – Paragraph 55 (now 79). Not only is it beautiful, this single storey home produces as much as 40% more energy, using renewable sources, than it needs.

Passivhaus News

Devon Passivhaus / McLean Quinlan | ArchDaily

McLean Quinlan creates Devon Passivhaus home under Para 79

Linear brick wall conceals earthy and tactile interiors of Devon Passivhaus

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