Bowker Street: Terrace A

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A total 12 homes. One terrace of 8 terraced houses (terrace A).One terrace of 4 houses (terrace C).
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CO2 emissionsPrimary energy requirement
Energy target
AECB Silver

Energy and fuel use

Fuel use by type
Primary energy requirement
CO2 emissions

Measured data from renewable generation is not yet available.

Fuel use

Electricity use - - -
Natural gas use- - -
Oil use- - -
LPG use- - -
Wood use- - -
Other Fuel - - -
Primary energy requirement - - -
Annual CO₂ emissions - - -
Annual space heat demand - 33 kWh/m².yr -

Renewable energy

Electricity generationForecastMeasured
Renewables Technology--
Other Renewables Tech--
Electricity consumed by generation --
Primary energy requirement
offset by renewable generation
Annual CO₂ emissions
offset by renewable generation

Calculation and targets

Whole house energy calculation method PHPP
Other whole house calculation method-
Energy target AECB Silver
Other energy targets-
Forecast heating load 14 W/m² demand


Pre-development air permeability test--
Final air permeability test21 October 20141.47m³/m².hr @ 50 Pascals

Project description

Start date
Occupation date
Location Salford Manchester  England
Build typeNew build
Building sectorPublic Residential
Property typeEnd Terrace
Construction typeSoftwood frame
Other construction typeMasonry, cavity, timber frame
Party wall construction
Floor area 609
Floor area calculation method Treated Floor Area (PHPP)
Building certification  AECB silver standard certified building AECB silver standard certified building

Project Team

Project lead personIdentity Consult
Landlord or ClientContour Housing Group
ArchitectAinsley Gommon
Mechanical & electrical consultant Gree Building Store
Energy consultantLEAP: Low Energy Architectural Practice
Structural engineer
Quantity surveyor
ContractorSeddon Construction

Design strategies

Planned occupancyFamily life.
Space heating strategyGas condensing boiler
Water heating strategyGas condensing boiler
Fuel strategyNatural gas
Renewable energy strategy
Passive Solar strategySouthern orientation
Space cooling strategyWindow ventilation
Daylighting strategy
Ventilation strategyWindows for summer. MVHR for winter.
Airtightness strategy OSB taped joints. Membranes in key locations.
Strategy for minimising thermal bridges Seek to achieve insulation continuity where possible.
Modelling strategyUse of PHPP at key design stages.Manage design changes through PHPP.
Insulation strategyConsider timber fraction during design process.Consider buildability in order to enable insulation installation.
Other relevant retrofit strategies
Contextual information

Building services

Space heating
Hot water
Renewable energy generation system
Strategy for minimising thermal bridges

Building construction

Volume -
Thermal fabric area -
Roof description
Roof U-value -
Walls description
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Party walls description
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Floor description
Floor U-value -
Glazed doors description
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Opaque doors description
Opaque doors U-value - -
Windows description
Windows U-value - -
Windows energy transmittance (G-value) -
Windows light transmittance -
Rooflights description
Rooflights light transmittance -
Rooflights U-value -

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