National Award Winning Project – Varsity Rise, Manby, Lincolnshire.

National Award Winning Project – Varsity Rise, Manby, Lincolnshire.National Award Winning Project – Varsity Rise, Manby, Lincolnshire.National Award Winning Project – Varsity Rise, Manby, Lincolnshire.

Robert Woodhead Ltd swooped the winners of the EMCBE Sustainability Award 2009-10 and were highly commended in the Constructing Excellence Legacy (Sustainability) Award 2009-10

This project involves the construction of 12 dwellings to the Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4.

Built under the PPC 2000 Contract, the project included six 2 bedroom four person houses and six 3 bedroom five person houses in pairs. Green technologies were utilised starting from the fabric of the building with K Panels Kingspan TEK Structural Insulated Panels through to use of a biomass boiler and solar technologies. This was an ambitious build, under the principles of Passiv Haus standards which achieved the following ratings:

  • External walls – achieving u-values of 0.15w/m2K
  • Roof – achieving u-values of 0.15w/m2K
  • Air Permeability Target – 1m3/m2/hr

 

Key Features of the Project

  • The K Panels Kingspan TEK System (Structural Insulated Panels)
  • Solar Thermal Heating System
  • Biomass Communal Boiler