A 1967 house originally designed by Arthur Quarmby. Phi Architects were working with this client, searching for a site for a new build, but then came across this house on WowHaus. The house has been extensively thermally upgraded and remodeled internally to bring it up to modern standards.
  • Pavadry internal woodfibre insulation from Natural Building Systems
  • Intello Air tightness membranes and taping
  • New kitchen, utility, bathroom and ensuite
  • Triple glazed windows and roof lights
  • Aereco demand ventilation system
  • Wood burning stove with external air supply

Treated Floor Area: 178 m²

Annual Heating Demand: ??KWh/m²

Peak Heating Load:   ?? W/m²

Frequency of overheating:  (> 25­°C) ?? %

Airtightness:    ?? ac/h@50Pa

Primary Energy Renewable Demand:  ?? KWh/(m²annum)

On site renewable energy generated :   ?? KWh/annum

Embodied Carbon : ?? kgCO2e/m²


Location: Huddersfield

Architect: Phi Architects

Completed: 2016

Contractor:  Artesa

Stuctural Engineer: Jason Pentreath

Construction Value:  Undisclosed

Photography:  Client and Phi Architects