Refurbishment and extension to substantial Victorian
villa in central Cambridge. Building work included
the replacement of all services with a new
centralised computer system to control lighting,
heating, security, blinds, etc.
The external thermal envelope was upgraded to achieve
a thermal performance better than current Building
The original windows were upgraded and
draught-stripped and installed with new krypton
filled double glazed units with drawn glass to match
the original Victorian glazing. Purpose made
joinery was designed for the kitchen, bathrooms and
en-suites, library, TV room.
Other features included solar thermal heating and