Camden Passivhaus

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General Information:
  • Project name: Camden Passivhaus
  • Project type: new building
  • Building type: detached single family house
  • Building Typology: residential
  • Location: United Kingdom, England, London Region, Camden Council
  • Year of construction: 2010
  • Number of buildings: 1
  • Number of floors: 2


Building Size:
  • Treated floor area: 102 m2


Building Envelope:
  • Exterior wall: 15mm Plasterboard; 100mm Insulation wall panel; 13mm OSB; 280mm Insulation mineral wool panel; 13mm wall lining,U=0.116 W/(m2K)
  • Roof: 140mm solid timber deck; 280mm of insulation panel; 120mm of mineral wool panel; 25mm drainage layer; 80mm of earth; U-value=0,076 W/(m2K)
  • Basement floor: 32mm Floor finish (timber); 100mm Insulation panel; 140mm Insulation mineral wool panel; 140mm Insulation panel; 20mm void; 65mm screed; 300mm Caltite Concrete slab; U-value=0,112 W/(m2K)
  • Window: triple glazing; U=0.6 W/(m2K)


Building service systems:
  • Ventilation: mechanical ventilation with heat recovery, with heater battery and post heater.
  • Heating: Condensing gas boiler, air heating with towel rail backup.
  • Photovoltaic installation: solar thermal panel and 300 l DHW store.
Building energy performance:
  • Annual heating demand:  13 kWh/m2a
  • Primary energy requirement: 90 kWh /m2a
  • Air tightness: n50 = 0.44/h


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