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Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

May 28, 2021

New case study! Wereham Village Hall as the becon of local community!

Passive house for the local community! Replacing a First World War YMCA hut – still standing opposite – the new building has a capacity to accommodate approximately 200 people and will offer a wide range of activities for the local community, including a youth group, craft group, adult education classes, an upcycling craft group and heritage […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 21, 2016

Brexit and how will it effect the building standards in United Kingdom?

United Kingdom leaving the EU (Brexit) will affect more than 40,000 individual items in legislation, especially in environmental legislation and energy management law. Many princilples in the UK, Scotland or…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 9, 2015

Some of UK´s first passive house schools from timber!

Passive house is always a good choice for a construction especially for schools. Here is an interesting presentation by Jonathan Hines about UK´s first passive house schools from timber structure…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 21, 2015

History of street lights in UK!

1766 First oil-powered street lamps installed in Paris. 1807 Gas lamps introduced to London. 1932 Introduction of low pressure sodium (SOX) lamp characterized by its dull, monochromatic yellow light. Although…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova