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Rose Lane re-build



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Where Next

Posted by lecerveau , 21 January 2016 · 1,030 views

The initial brief for the house was:Passivhaus standardsU-value of walls of 0.1W/(m2.K)Passive slab floor with 0.1W/(m2.K)low U-values, typically 0.85 to 0.70 W/(m².K) for the entire window including the frame, Triple glazing with built in blinds.Underfloor Heating with individual room/hall/passageway controlsMechanical Heat Recovery Ventilation with...


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The Planning Saga

Posted by lecerveau , 21 January 2016 · 555 views

Our planning application took just over 3 months, however there was a lot of work done before this. As I said previously over an extended period the plans bounced back and forth between the Architectural Technologist (AT) and myself, with the occasional face to face when I was up at the existing house.The initial submission consisted of the topographic su...


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History

Posted by lecerveau , 08 January 2016 · 595 views

My plan is to knock down the existing bungalow and re-build it with a 2 story house. This blog will be a record of the journey (hopefully), I will pass on any lessons (good and bad) and also ask the wise collective for advice (some of which I may take).The first question is why? We have a perfectly functional 4/5 bedroom bungalow that my mother lives in....





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