Lessons Learned from the Barratt Green House


This information paper is intended for housing professionals interested in the challenge of delivering housing to zero carbon standards. The Barratt Green House, built on the BRE Innovation Park, utilises innovative concrete products to achieve this aspiration, with the key design and construction stages involving the application of concrete products in the building fabric. This publication discusses how zero CO2 emissions were achieved through the adoption of low carbon and renewable energy technologies. Finally, the Paper also brings together key conclusions and the wider lessons learned. Copyright BRE 2009, reproduced with permission.