Accredited Passivhaus Design to show affordable housing at Ecobuild
Low energy design specialists Accredited Passivhaus Design (APD) are promoting the design of affordable housing to the passive house standard at Ecobuild from 4 to 6 March. According to APD, the passive house approach can reduce rent arrears while reducing the need for off-site allowable solutions as part of compliance with the UK's zero-carbon homes target in 2016. Part of the UK government's proposal for zero carbon homes, allowable solutions permits the counting of carbon credits as a carbon reduction strategy for buildings.
APD will also show their expertise in care homes where significant savings in running costs can be made whilst providing excellent comfort for elderly people when the building is certified as a passive house.
APD are exhibiting at Ecobuild on stand S502 and will be happy to talk to developers, building owners and contractors about the benefits of building to the passive house standard.
Their certified passive house designer Peter Ranken said: ‘In 2013 we were fortunate to be able to assist on the Passivhaus Trust stand, and in 2014 we look forward to sharing our approach to low energy and high comfort building design and energy assessment with self-builders, house owners, architects, housing providers and contractors.’
Visit Accredited Passivhaus Design on stand S502
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