Client: Knowsley Housing Trust
Completed: November 2012
Location: Kirkby, Knowsley
The Warrenhouse Road project was a pilot project to investigate methods of refurbishment to existing dwellings that can substantially improve their air-tighness. The works also included remodelling the ground floor to create a modern home. The property was air pressure tested 4 times during the construction process, achieving a final value of 2.74m3/hr/m2@50Pa, over three times better than current new build building regulation standards. The scheme included an number of other measure to improve the performance of the property including:
The expected carbon saving of the property is over 135 kg/m2/year with an annual total energy bill of approximately £500.