Domestic Newbuild category
Winner:The Curly House
The Curly House is an example of how low energy architecture does not necessarily equate to design limitations or ‘inside of the box’ thinking. Energy monitoring of the completed dwelling shows the dwelling exceeding criteria for Passivhaus, Minergie and have come close to the performance requirements of Minergie-P.
Submitted by: Julia Smith – Aura PR
Highly Commended: Stories Mews
This new-build town house in the Camberwell Grove Conservation Area, was designed to be a fully prefabricated house using a timber SIPs system, with the objective of meeting the exacting ultra-low energy Passivhaus standard.
Submitted by: Tanisha Raffidun - Richard Dudzicki Associates
Ones to Watch:
19 Lang Lane
Parkfield Social Housing
Domestic Retrofit category
This three storey four bedroom, semi -detached and solid walled Peckham house built in1875 was in need of a full renovation. Other problems included a difficult to treat alley and very poor insulation throughout the house. Refurbishment work included internal and external wall insulation, multi-zoned heating system, LED lights and more.
Submitted by: Chris Newman – Parity Projects
Queen Anne Square
This was a project to refurbish a 1930s detached brick built property in a conservation area in Civic centre of Cardiff. The finished article is a modern building with a contemporary interior whilst maintaining the original Neo-Georgian external appearances.
Submitted by: Gabriel Gallagher – Sustainable Energy
Ones to Watch:
Non-Domestic Newbuild category
Schoolhaus at Grasvenor Avenue Infants School
The latest completed project using UK Energy Partners' design and build solution, Schoolhaus at Grasvenor Avenue Infants is said to be the most energy efficient new school building in the country, carrying an A+ EPC rating of -75 and a carbon emissions rating of -47kg/m2 per annum.
Submitted by: Olly Barnes – UK Energy Partners
Western Power Distribution, Spilsby
Building contractor Speller Metcalfe has helped build the new Western Power Distribution’s new 650m2 depot in Spilsby, Lincolnshire. The new depot has been designed to maximise the use of renewable energy and energy efficient technologies in its design and operation and is on course for a BREEAM Outstanding rating.
Submitted by: Kim Davidson – Speller Metcalfe
Ones to Watch:Centre for Environmental Technologies
Cambourne Village College
Non-Domestic Retrofit category
Sleaford Leisure Centre
It was the decision of North Kesteven District Council to refurbish the pool at Sleaford Leisure Centre which was built in 1886. The Leisure Centre is now said to be the first of its kind in the UK to be fully heated by a sustainable district heating system, powered by excess heat from a Renewable Energy Plant (Straw Burning Power Station).
Submitted by: Scott Masterman – North Kesteven District Council
Ones to Watch
Minsteracres Retreat Centre
The Big Switch Off - Durham County Council
In House Water Display Unit - Anglian Water
IFORE - AmicusHorizon
The Resource Efficient House - Resource Efficient Scotland
Jablite II Dynamic Insulation - Jablite
Popelair - Propelair Ltd
SOLiC200 - Earthwise Products