Nottingham’s first Passivhaus development gets green light

A derelict former children’s home is to be demolished to make way for Nottingham’s first ‘passivhaus’ development. Eight 3-bedroom family homes will be built by Positive Homes on the site between Ranskill Gardens and Cottam Gardens in Top Valley, after city councillors granted planning permission. Each super-insulated home will have solar panels as standard – and potentially a ground source hot water and heating system – to keep energy bills down. Positive Homes managing director Martin Valentine said: “This wil... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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