Pavilion for Dormers Wells School

Sports Changing Pavilion for Dormers Wells High School. Southall.

Cayford Design was responsible for full design and project implementation for this highly thermally efficient sports pavilion. Using Passivhaus design principles traditional robust masonry construction was selected to suit its use, and to allow construction by a traditional local builder.

Key Outcomes:

A Well Engineered building, fit for purpose, blending in with the existing school building

Our Approach

We used similar finishes and components as the new school building; traditional but well-insulated robust masonry construction was selected to suit its use, and to allow construction by a local builder.  A CLT roof allowed speedy completion, minimising of internal finishes, and giving an elegant warm timber ceiling.

Our Process

The building was modelled to achieve the AECB Silver standard, using full Passivhaus design principles.

Mechanical ventilation heat recovery MVHR allows the space to be well ventilated whilst retaining comfort and energy efficiency. The energy use is predicted to be approximately 36 kW/sqm per year, to result in total annual energy costs in the low £ hundreds.

 

 

The Results

An elegant and practical building, certified to the AECB Silver Standard (now known as the AECB Building Standard).

  • Customer Dormer Wells
  • Field Education
  • Location Southall
  • Year 2017
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Paul has been consistently brilliant throughout the Process...Thank you for all your experience guidance and serenity. Maggy Aylott Head Teacher, Dormers Wells High School. dwhs 147px

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