Collective Architecture, on behalf of Queens Cross Housing Association, has developed proposals for the refurbishment of 3 blocks of flats, originally built in the late 1960s. The proposals for Cedar Street and Cedar Court are pioneering on an international level and will bring the Cedar ‘Multis’ to the forefront of energy performance in the UK....
The jury found the collective submission of Collective Architecture and Fresh-r the most effective way of ventilating with heat recovery, where comfort is assured at the lowest price, without wasting energy . “Two years ago, Fresh-r won the second prize, in the category for energy retrofits. Then it was a novelty, with a very narrow...
Fresh-r made the ventilation plan for this low energy detached house. Like all our solutions it fulfils local regulations, in the Netherlands this means meeting the Dutch Building. With little room for ducting and the wish for a low energy and healthy building, 2 Fresh-r’s were installed, one in the open plan living room and...
This 180 m2 certified passive house keeps to many of the techniques of passive design such as compact form, shaded generous glazing to the south, passive slab, double stud walls, cellulose insulation, hyper-airtightness, passive ventilation for summer cooling and Fresh-r heat recovery ventilation for Winter fresh air. More information outside of this website: Click Here
The first retrofit nZEB house in Brabant (NL) is situated in Breda. The house was isolated and made airtight from the inside by Koenders Totaalbouw within 10 day, which was convenient for the tenants, returning in a new looking building felt great, specially since the building was upgraded to a nicer looking, healthy and comfortable...