January 2011

01/02/11 - Local BBC personality opens Blakenhall Centre

The £5.7million centre features a timber frame structure, steel cladding with a ‘rust-like’ contemporary matte finish, a feature glass roof and green ‘living wall’. The well attended opening began in the main hall with a number of performances by local people from Azaad Dhol Group ...

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14/01/11 - Voids get Eco Make Over

To meet the reduction in carbon emissions that the housing industry recognizes it must achieve, it is vital we improve the performance of existing properties, rather than focus solely on new build schemes. This refurbishment will radically improve the energy performance, environmental friendliness, and quality of space. The houses are ...

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14/01/11 - Thomas Vale Complete £1m Ranger and Education Centre

The £1 million building has been designed and built to Swedish PassivHaus standards energy efficiency alongside other materials which will allow the building to breathe naturally hygroscopic building materials are 9 times more effective than mechanical ventilation in controlling indoor air quality. Also being led by the need to reduce carbon ...

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