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MVHR - in 5 minutes

Posted on August 18, 2022

Mechanical Ventilation and Heat Recovery (typically abbreviated to MVHR) – quite a mouthful to say, but what is it? And why is it becoming more relevant in today’s buildings?

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Introduction to Passive House

Posted on October 29, 2021

Passive house or Passivhaus is a building standard at the forefront of improving thermal comfort, improving efficiency, and reducing energy use of the building’s we inhabit. It was developed in Germany in the 1990s and has developed into the gold standard for low energy buildings.

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Perinatal Mother & Baby Unit, Wonford Hospital

Posted on February 28, 2018

Grainge Architects became involved in the project following Devon Partnership NHS Trust's successful bid to NHS England to secure funding for a mother & baby unit (MBU) for the South West. The project was unique in that.......

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The Longhouse, New Dwelling at Trecarne.

Posted on August 21, 2015

This new home designed by Grainge Architects, has recently been completed by Bovey Construction. The 'Longhouse' in Launceston responded to the client's desire for a contemporary interpretation of a traditional Cornish building form.....

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Penryn SERSF Laboratories

Posted on April 29, 2015

Grainge Architects have worked closely with contractor Midas Construction in the detail design and delivery of the University of Exeter Business School's new £5.5m SERSF building at Penryn Campus, Cornwall.......

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