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Ecoterrace Refurb Presentation Axis Design

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Award winning ecoterrace.co.uk project by Axis Design Architects - an overview

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Ecoterrace Refurb Presentation Axis Design

  1. 3. www.ecoterrace.co.uk The Energy Saving Refurbishment 2008
  2. 4. Demolitions? Emissions? diagram courtesy of Casey Cole – carbonlimited.org
  3. 5. <ul><li>160,000 homes in Newcastle/Stoke </li></ul><ul><li>90,000 in council tax band A </li></ul><ul><li>50% byelaw terrace houses? </li></ul><ul><li>Approx. 45,000 terraces in area </li></ul><ul><li>Standard terrace house SAP: 20-30 </li></ul><ul><li>Heating costs: £800-1200 per year </li></ul><ul><li>CO 2 : 102kg/m 2 per year </li></ul><ul><li>Approx 6.6 tonnes / year / house </li></ul>
  4. 6. The competition bid: a) generic solutions for the typical terrace house...
  5. 7. b) design for a specific property…
  6. 8. c) proposals for a wider context…
  7. 9. <ul><li>Carbon reduction: </li></ul><ul><li>EPC Band B / Ecohomes Excellent </li></ul><ul><li>78 CO kg/m 2 /year reduction </li></ul><ul><li>5.3 tonnes CO 2 reduction per year </li></ul><ul><li>Cash savings: </li></ul><ul><li>24 CO 2 kg/m 2 /year new performance </li></ul><ul><li>Heating costs: approx £200 per year </li></ul><ul><li>£100 saving per month </li></ul>
  8. 10. Comfort improvements: A sustainable house is one that sells!
  9. 13. ground floor <ul><li>Passive solar gains </li></ul><ul><li>Recycled plastic loft insulation – U-value: 0.20 </li></ul><ul><li>Heavily insulated floors – U-value: 0.25 </li></ul><ul><li>Kingspan drylined walls – U-value: 0.30 </li></ul><ul><li>Isover sound reduction insulation </li></ul>existing new build
  10. 14. first floor <ul><li>Nuaire Sunwarm solar panel hot water cylinder </li></ul><ul><li>Nuaire Sunwarm positive pressure ventilation </li></ul><ul><li>100% low energy lights </li></ul><ul><li>High efficiency ‘Band A’ boiler </li></ul><ul><li>Tap flow regulators </li></ul>existing new build
  11. 19. 2 year post occupancy monitoring in collaboration with Hockerton Housing Project… science + lifestyle
  12. 24. Public open days: 18 th & 25 th April
  13. 26. <ul><li>Working in partnership: </li></ul><ul><li>Staffordshire Housing Association </li></ul><ul><li>Newcastle Borough Council </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Housing Board (RHE) </li></ul><ul><li>RENEW North Staffordshire </li></ul><ul><li>Housing Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Axis Design Architects </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon Trust </li></ul>

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