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Thermal Bridge Details
When carrying out a house design then to make it much easier for a...
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What is a U value?
A U value is the measurement of heat loss (or heat flow) per m2...
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Does your non domestic extension need an SBEM
Does your non domestic extension need an SBEM? Check ouyt this simple checklist below...
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Air Tightness Testing Example
Low Carbon Box provide an overview of an air tightness testing example so you...
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Alternatives to aircrete blocks
So you are going to start building your new house or property. The energy...
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Essex Eco House Air tightness test
Low Carbon Box were recently commissioned to carry out the Essex Eco House Air...
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Air Tightness Testing issues
Through our regular on site air tightness testing, we come across 4 main air...
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Passivhaus SIPs system air tightness test
Low Carbon Box are the Passivhaus Consultants on the 13 Passivhaus units development at Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire. The...
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Social Housing Scheme achieves Passivhaus Certification
The 2 houses at Kyme Road, Heckington social hosing scheme achieves Passivhaus certification. Low Carbon Box...
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Condensation Risk in Barn Conversion Roof
A site visit last year to a friends recent barn conversion with a barrel...
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Seal your services to pass your Air Tightness Test
Here are some examples of how to seal your services to pass your air...
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Garthwaite Pavilion, Shenley Brook End, Milton Keynes
This project consisted of a new sports and community pavilion at Shenley Brook End...
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New House Naseby
Single 2 storey dwelling built in the historic village of Naseby, Leicestershire. Low Carbon...
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Broadfield Lane, Boston
48 houses achieved a final rating of Code for Sustainable Homes level 3 at Broadfield Lane,...
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Air Tightness Test on an Oak Frame House
ATTMA Accredited air tightness test carried out on oak frame house
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Self Build House, Buckinghamshire
This project consisted of a new self-build house in a rural location within Buckinghamshire....
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Passivhaus, Sharnbrook, Bedford
This project consisted of 13 new dwellings on the outskirts of Sharnbrook near Bedford....
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Music Studio, Market Harborough
We are proving the SBEM (Part L 2013) and EPC for the new Music...
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Alternative Insulation Specifications
We are all familiar with the market leaders in insulation such as Celotex, Kingspan,...
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Hesketh Crescent, Towcester
8 houses achieved a final rating of Code for Sustainable Homes level 3 at Hesketh Crescent,...
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Self Build House, Oxfordshire
This project consisted of anew self-build house in a rural location withinOxfordshire. The client...
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Daylight Factor and Daylight Modelling using Free Tool
Daylight Factor and Daylight Modelling using Free Tool
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Pocklington Medical Centre
New 2 storey medical centre to achieve BREEAM Very Good. Low Carbon Box provided...
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