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Carmarthenshire County Council

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… to energy efficiency is also being progressed and, where feasible, to achieve ‘Passivhaus’ certification. • The ‘Passivhaus’ standard is a rigorous energy standard for buildings that provides a quality assurance for both energy and environmental performance. This involves designing buildings to meet the required performance standards and includes: very high levels of insulation; extremely high…

…-performance windows with insulated frames; airtight building fabric; 'thermal bridge free' construction; and, a mechanical ventilation system with highly efficient heat recovery. ‘Passivhaus’ buildings have been shown to achieve a 75% reduction in space heating requirements, compared to standard practice for UK new build. • In September 2015, the Council successfully delivered the first ‘Passivhaus…


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