St Boswells, St Boswells

Project:         St Boswells
Location:      St Boswells 
Client:           Eildon Housing Association 
Contract:      3 Passivhaus New Build Homes 
Project cost: £500,000
Additional:   A pilot of three Certified Passivhaus homes. A “gap site” in a typical Scottish Borders town, Passivhaus will eliminate fuel poverty for the families who are chosen to live in this small development. The terrace of three homes was specifically chosen as there is significant levels of fuel / child poverty in this region and building
Triple Glazing – Aluclad low maintenance window systems
MVHR Heat recovery – 94% heat recovery
Grid electric power chosen for hot water, services and lighting – lowest unit cost
Appearance – typical of Borders homes featuring “faux dormer” roofs