Passivhaus Affiliate

Members: Component Suppliers & Manufacturers

Airflow Developments Ltd

High Wycombe

Airflow Developments Ltd have been producing ventilation solutions for sixty years and provide the widest range (8 models) of Passive House Institute approved Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR) units for both residential and Commercial buildings in the UK. Our team of experienced system designers will take your plans and guide you through from specification to installation ensuring you create a healthy, low cost heating dwelling. Operated by a choice of ‘On-Demand’ control options our range of reliable, quality products coupled with the innovative and compact ‘Zero Leakage’ radial ductwork system help deliver a comfortable, low energy environment for both building occupants and owners alike.

Website: http://www.airflow.com

Baumit Ltd

Kent

Baumit is one of the leading European brands for sustainable plaster, render and external wall insulation for the construction industry. Founded in Austria in 1988, Baumit now has a presence in over 30 countries worldwide. Baumit UK offer an extensive range of innovative, tested products, including BBA approved EWI systems, façade renders, paints and healthy living indoor plasters. Product research, development and innovation, combined with excellent customer service are an important part of the Baumit values, and we work in close cooperation with our partners to ensure every project is a success.

Website: http://www.baumit.co.uk

Beco Products Ltd

Brigg

BecoWallform is the recognised British name for the isorast building system, the original building system to be approved by the Passivhaus Institut in Germany. A practical method of construction, detailed and approved to Passivhaus standards, the system has been proven in service for over twenty years. Manufactured in the UK using robust materials which will not deteriorate over time, Wallform has a long useful life and low maintenance costs.

Website: https://www.becowallform.co.uk/applications/passivhaus/

CVC Direct

Wallingford

CVC Direct Ltd are distributors for Brink Climate Systems, the leading manufacturer in Europe of Passivhaus certified MVHR units with constant flow motors. This series of low energy MVHR units, several of which are available with an A+ ErP energy rating, offer a range of solutions including demand controlled ventilation. The Brink units are noted for the sophisticated design with a large range of operating parameters yet simple to install and commission as the air flows can be programmed with the digital controls. Years of experience means our designers can offer informed advice and innovative solutions for domestic ventilation installations. Brink MVHR units, when used in combination with our easy-to-install radial ducting, can ensure low energy, low noise, and no leak heat recovery ventilation systems. CVC Direct carry stock of both the Brink MVHR units and complete radial ducting systems for next day delivery.

Ecological Building Systems

Carlisle

Ecological Building Systems has been at the forefront of Intelligent airtight and windtight building product solutions and natural insulations for over a decade, gaining the sole agency in Ireland and the UK for pro clima air & windtight products; GUTEX wood fibreboards; Calsitherm Climate Board; SHERPA Timber Connectors and Thermo-Hemp Insulation. Ecological’s products have been used in numerous Passivhaus projects in the UK and Ireland with the team able to provide technical support and guidance particularly in the area of moisture control and maximizing building durability and health. We have been providing advanced modelling for over 5 years using WUFI as well as U Value and Dew Point Calculations and on-site support.

Website: http://www.ecologicalbuildingsystems.com/

Econekt

Clydebank

As a company with over forty years combined industry experience and having partnered with leading industry professionals, Econekt take great pride in being able to offer one of the most advanced Passivhaus and low-energy structural building systems on the market today.

Website: https://econekt.co.uk/

Ecospheric

Manchester

Ecospheric specialises in sustainable property development and consultancy. Our focus is on pioneering eco projects that not only save carbon but also drive technological change. Our current pilot projects include the first European passive house plus retrofit of 2 luxury Victorian semi-detached homes, Designing what could be the first Zero waste and Zero energy food hall in the world. Development of the first all electric, petrochemical free construction system for passive house social housing.

Website: https://www.ecospheric.co.uk

Eden Insulation Ltd

Appleby

Eden Insulation specialise in modular timber frame using natural materials. Having built numerous Passivhaus projects, Eden Insulation have considerable experience designing and constructing timber frames to the rigorous standards required for Passivhaus buildings. Your frame will be custom made for you to the exact specifications of your architectural plans, using the highest-performing airtightness materials. A typical two-storey frame is erected on site in just a few days, giving you a weatherproof, airtight core built to stand the test of time.

Website: http://www.edeninsulation.co.uk

Green Building Store

Huddersfield

Green Building Store is a manufacturer and supplier of cutting edge sustainable building products. As well as offering a wide range of Passivhaus products ( including MVHR, windows, wall ties and airtightness products), Green Building Store also now offers Passivhaus training, construction and consultancy services. Its construction division – Green Building Company – recently built the Denby Dale Passivhaus – the UK’s first cavty wall Passivhaus. To get cavity wall to perform to Passivhaus standard the team had to develop many original design details, especially around junctions. These details are outlined in various free resources available from Green Building Store’s website, including a technical briefing and film on the project.

Website: http://www.greenbuildingstore.co.uk

Hempsec Ltd

Frilford

Hempsec Ltd. is the research subsidiary of Greencore Construction. Hempsec is involved in a 3 year, EU funded research project with Bath University to commercialise high performance, low embodied carbon building panel systems using hemp, lime and timber. Our work involves designing, thermal modelling, carbon auditing and post occupancy evaluation of buildings constructed by Greencore. We have two Passiv Haus trained members of the team (Ian Pritchett and Gabriela Lavatelli). We are also involved in developing our own design guide, services strategy and performance standards to combine the PH standard with the 2016 zero-carbon standard AND low embodied carbon using natural materials.

Website: http://www.greencoreconstruction.co.uk/default/research-development

ICF Supplies Ltd

Basildon

Website: http://www.icfsupplies.co.uk

Icynene Inc

Broughton-in-Furness

The Icynene Insulation System is a soft, flexible, breathable, foam insulation and air barrier. Sprayed as a liquid Icynene expands to 100 times its initial volume in seconds. Icynene’s unique formulation sets it apart from other insulation products offering many advantages over traditional insulation materials and more modern alternatives. Icynene contains no HFC’s, CFC’s HFA or HCFC’s and it remains soft and flexible accommodating any normal expansion contraction or movement within a building. The Icynene Insulation System is 100% water blown containing no toxic chemicals and will deliver the performance you can count on for a lifetime of savings and comfort.

Website: http://www.icynene.com/

Insulated Floors Ltd

Radnage

Website: http://www.isoquick.co.uk

Josko Fenster und Turen GmbH

Kopfing, Austria

Website: http://www.josko.at

Knauf Insulation

St Helens

Knauf Insulation is the leading provider in the UK of high performance, non-combustible, sustainable Glass and Rock Mineral Wool insulation solutions. With more than 40 years of experience in the insulation industry, it is one of the fastest growing and most respected names in insulation worldwide. Manufactured using up to 80% recycled content, Knauf Insulation mineral wool solutions offer four key benefits to building occupiers. As well as thermal performance, they are non-combustible for fire safety, provide sound absorption and noise reduction for superior acoustic performance, and contribute to higher indoor air quality thanks to the Knauf Insulation revolutionary ECOSE Technology bio-based binder.

Website: http://www.knaufinsulation.co.uk

LAMILUX U.K. Limited

Bury St Edmunds

Lamilux offer industry leading roof light and roof glazing solutions. Our product range includes; rooflight domes, continuous barrel vault roof-lights, EN 12101-2 smoke vent AOVs and large glazed atria. We specialise in the supply and installation of large flat glass roofs. Our rooflight solutions are all free of thermal bridges and we have systems independently certified to the Passivhaus standard.

Website: http://www.lamilux.co.uk

Luft MVHR Ltd

Totnes

Website: http://www.luftmvhr.co.uk

Magmatech Ltd

London

MagmaTech develops thermally insulating fixings designed to remove thermal bridging from insulated buildings. This includes low conductivity basalt fibre wall ties for use in masonry cavity walls; “TeploTie TM”. The ties were used in the breakthrough Denby Dale Passsivhaus project and many other low energy projects across the UK. Fixings have also been used in Passivhaus retrofit / refurb projects. Thermally broken connections between most construction materials are possible. MagmaTech welcomes the opportunity to solve your thermal bridging problems.

Website: http://www.magmatech.co.uk

MBC Timber Frame UK Ltd

Gloucester

MBC specialise in the production of Passive Homes throughout the UK for people looking to benefit from huge energy savings and reduce their heating demands by 90%. Our super insulated, precision engineered homes are at the forefront of innovation and design and are now available at an affordable cost. Once considered the construction technique of the future, our Passive House System is fast becoming the building method of choice by those wishing to live in beautiful, environmentally responsible, intelligent homes that generate significant cost savings.

Website: http://mbctimberframe.co.uk/

Munster Joinery UK

Mallow

Munster Joinery is amongst the largest manufacturers of energy efficient windows and doors in Europe. Founded in 1973, the company has grown year on year with the continuous development of new products, materials and processes. The company has a 940,000sq ft. production facility in Ireland and another 230,000sq ft.in Warwickshire in the UK. In recent years Munster Joinery has focused on developing energy efficient products through green and sustainable processes and operations. All of the products are designed for optimal thermal performance with U-values as low as 0.47 W/m²K. Several window systems, all of which are designed, developed and manufactured in house are now Passive House certified. Property owners are assured of an energy efficient product from an environmentally aware source together with an efficient service when they purchase Munster Joinery products.

Website: http://www.munsterjoinery.co.uk

NIBE Energy Systems Ltd

Chesterfield

NIBE ENERGY FOR LIFE. NIBE Energy Systems Ltd is a subsidiary of NIBE Climate Solutions Business Area based in Sweden and is a leading European manufacturer in the sustainable energy sector. The company is committed to sustainable construction and specialises in providing high-tech energy-saving solutions for heating, ventilation, cooling and heat recovery. It offers Energy for Life when it comes to renewable heating solutions, from ground source, air source and exhaust air heat pumps to solar thermal packages and whole-house ventilation. NIBE also prides itself on delivering a variety of training courses at locations across the UK, aimed at providing installers with all the knowledge and expertise needed to carry out efficient, start-to-finish installations. For more information, visit www.nibe.co.uk.

Website: http://www.nibe.co.uk

Passive House Systems Ltd

Epping

Passive House Systems Ltd have been involved in air tightness in new builds and renovations since 2008. We are proud to be the distributors of the German manufactured Gerband Rooftite system of products in the UK and Ireland. We are continuously listening to our various customer types and improving our product range to meet increased levels of air tightness and vapour control. While headquartered in Essex we provide an unrivalled service to our customers in the UK and Ireland, especially with product support and supply.

Website: http://www.passivehousesystems.co.uk

Passivhaus Homes Ltd

London and Devon

PHH supply a complete construction solution, PH15, for Passivhaus housing projects. PH15 covers the three essential Passivhaus elements, the thermal shell + triple-glazed windows + MVHR system. PH15 has been optimised to minimise thermal bridges, to deliver excellent airtightness, to effectively manage any overheating risk, & to keep the uplift in costs to a minimum. PH15 makes use of off-site construction methods, alongside use of natural materials that sequester carbon. For more details & example projects visit (www.phhomes.co.uk). PHH also run an online store for Passivhaus related materials and products (www.phstore.co.uk) supported with good technical advice.

Website: http://www.phhomes.co.uk

Paul Heat Recovery Scotland

Dunfermline

Being actively involved at the start of Passivhaus in Scotland from 2010, we have focused on its specialised ventilation technology, partnering with PAUL, one of the first and foremost German MVHR manufacturers. As such, the University of Strathclyde invited us to provide practical training in MVHR for the CEPH course. Our no-compromise approach in terms of equipment, ducting and installation, with emphasis on customer service and sound advice has lead us into a different direction than most competitors. Foreseeing the future of demand controlled ventilation, we have recently added Cascade Ventilation Systems with minimal ductwork for smaller dwellings

Website: https://www.paulheatrecovery.co.uk/

Pen Y Coed Construction & Insulation

Welshpool

From Passive House design and construction to high quality joinery finishes, we pride ourselves in creating beautiful and sustainable buildings. With over 25 years' experience, we prioritise a 'Fabric First' approach that starts at the design stage, using materials and products that maximise the performance and energy efficiency of the building. Our timber frame houses begin life in our factory in Wales as fully engineered, insulated and air-tight closed panels. The panelised units are then transported to site where a weather protected structure can be assembled in a few days. The materials in our build systems are predominantly timber based and procured locally where possible. By using Warmcel cellulose fibre insulation along with timber and woodfibre lining boards, timber I-beams, timber windows, and timber cladding, carbon is locked-in to create a sustainable building that is healthy, comfortable and enjoyable to live in. Warmcel has also been awarded a Nature Plus Certificate. Full technical information is available on our website: pycgroup.co.uk and warmcel.co.uk.

Website: https://pycgroup.co.uk

Retrofit Windows Ltd

Shrewsbury

Saint-Gobain Delegation UK & Ireland

Loughborough

Our mission is to create great places and improve daily lives. As a business, Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

Website: http://www.saint-gobain.co.uk/

Total Home Environment Ltd

Moreton in Marsh

We specialise in helping self-builders and renovators to achieve the best possible home environment, in the most energy efficient and cost effective way. Passionate about clean fresh air, we know how to plan, select and install ventilation, heating and cleaning systems to achieve the healthiest outcome for your home and all those who live there. We research and choose our products carefully so you can be sure they give outstanding performance and match your budget. Our products include: • heat pump ventilation • heat recovery ventilation • compact service units (award winning) • air-source heat pumps • air-water heat pumps • central vacuum systems • We also complete MCS reports for air-source heat pumps for the Renewable Heat Incentive and room-by-room heat loss calculations to ensure you get the right heating solution for your home.

Website: http://www.totalhome.co.uk

Urban Front Ltd

Chesham

Urban Front design and make hardwood contemporary front, internal feature and garage doors with steel reinforced cores, high security locks, security keys, and pivot or 3D hinges. We have recently launched our new E98 Passiv door which has just achieved Passive House Certification. These doors are available in most of the Urban Front popular door designs and in all of our hardwoods including Iroko, European Oak, American Black Walnut, Fumed Oak and Wenge. The doors are made with triple rebates, steel reinforcement, high insulation values and various bespoke sizing. Urban Front doors are made in the UK. For more information, please call our office on 01494 778787 www.urbanfront.co.uk info@urbanfront.co.uk

Website: http://www.urbanfront.co.uk