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Paragraph 79 Great Gate Rein Passivhaus

A new build Passivhaus family home proposed under the NPPF's country house exemption clause

Ecospheric supported architect Fred Collin along with Red Sky Architects to develop a sustainability approach for the planning submission for this exceptional family home in Northumberland. Ecospheric carried out PHPP energy modelling along with building services design (space heating, ventilation, domestic hot water, electrical and lighting) and an application to the district network operator.

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Size (m2)


Airtightness (q50, m3/m2h)


Heating Demand (kWh/m2/a) 

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