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    • CommentTimeAug 2nd 2017
    I visited the Salford Energy House yesterday: a Victorian brick 1.5 house terrace in a environment-controlled chamber for testing retrofit solutions.

    My write-up is not quite finished yet, but I'm aiming to finish it while on the bus, shortly.



    • CommentAuthorgravelld
    • CommentTimeAug 2nd 2017
    Interesting, thanks for posting. What about different house types though, shouldn't similar experiments be done on single level dwellings, cavity wall dwellings, TF dwellings...?
    • CommentTimeAug 2nd 2017
    Yes, IMHO, and I have an evil plan to create an international standard to support such in the future, but the space and money just to build this one building in a building is obviously significant!


    • CommentAuthortony
    • CommentTimeAug 2nd 2017 edited
    I am loving this, such a good idea

    Did they build it using lime mortar? How will they model heat losses to the sky on a clear night? Likewise radiated heat loss from the roof? Lots of questions

    Look forward to more

    • CommentTimeAug 3rd 2017

    In the article I link to more about the house. I don't know any more than I have written up!

    But if by "more" you mean other similar visits or meetings, maybe this set of my meeting write-ups would be of interest:


    and more specifically, for example:



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