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Abbeyfield Scotland’s house, Paterson Court in Haddington, has begun a significant refurbishment programme this week. The supported accommodation complex will see ten units refurbished with new en-suite bathrooms, an enhanced decking area in the communal gardens, a new laundry facility, and th

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Today's instalment in our COP26SCN feature highlights the pioneering retrofit of a pre-1919 tenement to Passivhaus enerPHit standards being undertaken on behalf of Southside Housing Association in Glasgow. Glasgow has around 73,000 iconic pre-1919 sandstone tenements. Their age, built form, con

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Leading architects, designers and builders are to partner with researchers at The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) to develop a specific Scottish approach to Passivhaus. The Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Research Unit (MEARU) at GSA, together with John Gilbert Architects, Stewart & Shields an

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