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PassivTerrace: A Passive House Renovation in London

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:08 AM
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Images credit The Haringey PassivTerrace It didn't look like much last summer, an empty, partially burned out row house in London. As part of a Retrofit for the Future programme, Anne Thorne Architects it trying to take the old thing and bring it up to Passivhaus standards, which demand a ton of insulation, really careful installation so that there are no gaps or discontinuities, and very tight sealing. It isn't easy in a new house, and it is really hard on an old one, especially when you want to maintain the look of the house.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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