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LTF scoop Low Energy Award

Lowfield Timber Frames celebrate a successful STA Awards 2019.

Lowfield won the Low Energy category for their first ever Passiv Haus scheme of 12 social housing units in Much Wenlock.

They also achieved Highly Commended in the Social Housing category for the same project.

Passiv Haus is a standard which Lowfields has only recently started getting involved with.

Their first Passiv Haus project Callaughtons Ash, Much Wenlock was constructed from a 270mm Larson Truss frame and Warmcel insulation, achieveing a U-value of 0.13.

Their second Passiv Haus scheme was a new school in Welshpool, this was constructed using a 390mm Larson Truss frame with Warmcel insulation. This project achieved a U-value of 0.10 and an air tightness level of 0.21.

Both projects have been very successful.

Congratulations all and here’s to some more exciting projects to come.