Wixams Bedford

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 This scheme of 42 dwellings comprising both low rise apartments and family houses was constructed on a disused Brickworks South of Bedford, a mix of Social and private housing and was designed to the Code For Sustainable Homes Level 3.

These dwellings were constructed using Pinewood Structures Quantum™ Insulated Timber Frame system delivering a u value through the wall of 0.18W/m²/K and through the use of a fabric only approach was able to achieve the 25% improvement required for Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3.  This was delivered without the need for renewable technologies due to the high performance walls and floors and using Pinewoods improved Psi values (these are the measurement of thermal bridging)