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PassivHaus first for Bristol and the West of England
Colin Powell, director at gcp Consulting has become the first fully certified PassivHaus designer in Bristol and the West of England region who is also qualified as an architect.
PassivHaus is a design tool developed in Germany to help
building designers create extreme low energy buildings of all types, not just
houses. See http://passipedia.passiv.de/passipedia_en/basics/what_is_a_passive_house
Colin Powell said ‘adding PassivHaus to the suite of
sustainable design services provided by gcp allows us to offer clients
low energy design solutions for all building types under one roof’.See http://www.gcparch.co.uk/
Even existing buildings can benefit from substantially
reduced energy bills. EnerPHit is the refurbishment modelling tool that has
shown energy savings of between 75% and 90% can be achieved. See http://passipedia.passiv.de/passipedia_en/certification/enerphit
If you would like to discuss PassivHaus and its potential to
deliver extreme low energy buildings over a cup of coffee call Colin or his
co-director Jonathan Platt on 0117 932888 or they can be contacted at gcp Consulting. 18-19 Londonderry Farm,
Keynsham Road, Willsbridge, Bristol BS30 6EL. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Web http://www.gcparch.co.uk/