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Oxford Humanities

Etude are the Passivhaus designers, providing in depth design consultancy from RIBA Stages 2-6 on what could become the largest Passivhaus in the UK, and the first Passivhaus certified concert hall. We have coordinated  thermal performance with the architect, structural and MEP engineers, façade consultant, theatre consultant and other specialists. This complex project requires a […]

Plashet Road

Etude were Passivhaus designers on this new build affordable homes project in Newham. Plashet Road is a 5-storey multi-residential building with a nursery on the ground floor and 65 flats. We supported the architect through RIBA Stages 1 to 3 and were then appointed by the contractor for RIBA Stages 4-6.  We inform the design […]

Richmond College

The development consists of 212 residential units across six apartment blocks and four terraces of houses. The largest apartment block and one of the terraces are Net Zero carbon pilot project for Clarion. They are aiming to achieve Net Zero Operational Carbon on site. Their energy strategy relies on minimising space heating demand through the […]

Darwin House

Etude are acting as Passivhaus consultants on this new build scheme providing 52 units and a community room together with new public open space and landscaping, car parking, cycle parking and plant. Block A (5-7 storeys) will provide community supporting housing and Block B (4-5-storeys) will provide general housing. Both blocks are targeting Passivhaus certification. […]

Arcus Road

Etude are acting as energy, sustainability and Passivhaus consultants on this new build social housing project in Lewisham. The scheme is truly exemplar seeking to achieve Net Zero operational carbon as well as Passivhaus. It is also a LETI Pioneer project, seeking to comply with LETI requirements and sharing good practice with the other Pioneer […]

Cranwood Woodside

Etude have provided energy and sustainability services for this residential development in Haringey, comprising of three low rise buildings with a total of 39 flats (32 local authority managed and 7 private) as well as 2 private houses. Through our collaborative involvement with the design team, Etude were able to develop a very energy efficient […]

St. Benedicts school

Etude helped the contractor, Jerram Falkus, to successfully tender and deliver a new wing to a primary school. We helped the contractor develop suitable quality assurance processes, and then contributed to the delivery through site training, inspection and feedback to ensure that the airtightness and construction quality targets were met.

Burgoynes Depot

Etude are currently acting as Passivhaus/Low Energy consultants on this East Ham development comprising of 48 homes split into affordable & family housing, shared ownership and accessible flats. Three of the scheme’s blocks (B, C & D) are new-build, whilst Block A is a listed building retrofit. Etude has been working closely with the architect […]