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Reina Group Code for Sustainable Homes Case Studies

CfSH Consultancy Case Studies

Developer: Horton Park
Level: Level 4
Year:
Site Address: 2-3 Monks Horton Cottages, Monks Horton
Development Type:

2 Story Cottage – 76m2

Method of Construction:

Steel framed

Key Sustainability Measures:

Air permeability value of 5 m3/(h.m2) at 50 pascals

Ground Source Heat Pump, with under-floor heating

Acoustic tests above 5dB of building regulations

Scope of Works:

Mechanical installation and design; air and sound test

Developer: DBS Homes
Level: Level 3 and Eco Homes Very good
Year:
Site Address: St. Leonard’s Road, Hythe
Development Type:

The refurbishment included 12nr maisonettes with external alterations sympathetic to the surroundings.  The new construction comprises 7nr terraced town houses with associated parking; 4nr town houses with integral garages, 2nr x two storey blocks of flats containing a further 10nr units

Method of Construction:

The new build homes were built as traditional brick and block cavity wall construction

Key Sustainability Measures:

Air permeability value of 5 m3/(h.m2) at 50 pascals

0.5 y value achieved through a vastly improved thermal bridging details from Kingspan

Gas Savers

Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery

Sustainable Urban Drainage System – Permeable Paving

Maximum credits achieved for Day Light Calculations

Lifetime Homes

Class A Windows

Scope of Works:

Mechanical and Electrical design; Statutory services applications

Developer: Canterbury City Council / East Kent Housing
Level: Level 4
Year:
Site Address: Ellen Court, Littlebourne, Canterbury
Development Type:

Demolition of the existing 1973 sheltered housing scheme (5 flats and 26 bedsits with shared facilities) and construction of replacement scheme (8 two-bed flats, 7 one-bed bungalows and common room). The homes are built to achieve code level 4 of the code for sustainable homes

Method of Construction:

Steel frame 

Key Sustainability Measures:


44mm triple argon filled glazing

0.15 wall U value (200mm cavity with eco-bead 198mm blown insulation).

0.11 floor U value (200mm Jab-floor insulation)

Mechanical Ventilation and Heat Recovery

Sustainable Urban Drainage System (Permeable paving).

Category A Gas Boiler

Scope of Works:

Mechanical design and installation; Air testing
 

Developer: Southern Housing Group
Level: Level 3
Year:
Site Address: Mill Lane, Bridge
Development Type:

4nr 1 bed flats
2nr 2 bed house
2nr 3 bed house

Method of Construction:

Timber frame construction

Key Sustainability Measures:

Category A Gas Boiler

0.5 y value achieved through a vastly improved thermal bridging details from Kingspan

Sustainable Urban Drainage System – Permeable Paving

Maximum credits achieved for Day Light Calculations

Lifetime Homes

Scope of Works:

Mechanical design and installation

Developer: Seven Seas Developments Limited
Level: Level 3
Year:
Site Address: Seven Seas, West Parade, Hythe, Kent
Development Type:

A select development of eight luxury two bedroom seafront apartments set on Hythe's un-spoilt promenade.

 

Method of Construction:

Steel frame

Key Sustainability Measures:

Photovoltaic panels
6dB – 7dB over and above building regulations acoustic requirements
Highly efficient gas boiler and heating system

 

Scope of Works:

Code for Sustainable Homes Consultancy