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Infrared heating: the ideal solution for the COP26 House

Herschel Infrared White Panels used to heat COP26 House in Glasgow

Sam Abel, Marketing Manager at Herschel Infrared, explains why infrared heaters were the ideal choice of heating system for the COP26 House. The COP26 House, developed by Beyond Zero Homes, proves that sustainable and affordable buildings are achievable right now. The house design combines high thermal efficiency with the prerequisite that both capital costs and[…]

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Carbon Measurement of the COP26 House

by Daniel Doran, Craig Jones and Will Garner, Circular Ecology The building, operation and maintenance of buildings accounts for 39% of total global carbon emissions. In the UK 28% of emissions relates to domestic buildings alone. Accurate measurement of carbon impact is a vital component in all building developments, and Beyond Zero Homes are therefore[…]

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The inspiration for the design of the COP26 House

The COP26 House was conceived and designed by Peter Smith, Architect and Passivhaus Designer at Roderick James Architects (RJA). The house is a culmination of many projects and experiences that Peter has had over his career: bringing together design and materials in a way that showcases that low carbon housing, made from ecologically responsible materials,[…]

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Beyond Zero Homes formed to develop COP26 House

As part of the two week COP26 event, being held in Glasgow from 1-12 November 2021, a zero-carbon, timber-frame house – the ‘COP26 House’ – will be built by Beyond Zero Homes close to the conference site. The house has been developed to showcase zero carbon building and living.   The house was inspired by[…]