Craigbank

Introduction

Craigbank is a £19.6 million development of 178 mixed tenure homes for social rent and sale, located in Glasgow for Sanctuary Scotland. The project is being built by CCG (Scotland) Ltd and was designed by Mast Architects. The project consists of one and two-bedroom wheelchair houses and a mix of two and three-bedroom houses.

As part of the development, Glasgow City Council are to providing funding towards the development of 10 dwellings designed to enhanced levels of energy and sustainability.

Sustainability

Gold

The main development is designed to achieve Bronze Active for sustainability under Section 7 of the Scottish Building Regulations, which is achieved by using solar photovoltaic panels (PV). The project is also designed to achieve Silver Level Aspect 1 & 2 under Section 7 of the Scottish Building Regulations.

Two dwellings are designed to achieve Full Silver Standard for sustainability under Section 7 of the Scottish Building Regulations which is achieved by using enhanced fabric performance, enhanced heating controls, a Flue Gas Heat Recovery System (FGHRS), Decentralised Mechanical Extract Ventilation (DMEV) and Photovoltaic Panels (PV).

Two dwellings are designed to achieve Gold Level Aspect 1 & 2 plus Silver Level 3-8 for sustainability under Section 7 of the Scottish Building Regulations which is achieved by using further enhancements to fabric performance, enhanced heating controls, a Flue Gas Heat Recovery System (FGHRS), Decentralised Mechanical Extract Ventilation (DMEV) and Photovoltaic Panels (PV).

Two dwellings are designed to achieve Full Gold Standard for sustainability under Section 7 of the Scottish Building Regulations which is achieved by using further enhancements to fabric performance, enhanced heating controls, Decentralised Mechanical Extract Ventilation (DMEV), Photovoltaic Panels (PV) and Heat Battery technology.

Two dwellings are designed to achieve Platinum Level Aspect 1 for sustainability under Section 7 of the Scottish Building Regulations which is achieved by using further enhancements to fabric performance, a Hybrid Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP), Mechanical Extract Ventilation with Heat Recovery (MVHR), Photovoltaic Panels (PV) and Heat Battery technology.

Another further two dwellings are being designed to achieve Passivhaus Standard.

Remit

Carbon Futures worked closely with the design team to develop a cost-effective and practical energy and sustainability strategy for the various levels of sustainability required on the project. This involved in-depth discussion with the various stakeholders and a high degree of research and development coupled with detailed analysis to determine the most optimised solution for each level.

The project involved utilising CCG OSM’s own thermally modelled detail packs, which are designed to achieve three different levels of fabric performance. The thermal modelling of the detail packs was undertaken by Carbon Futures. 

Additional services provided by Carbon Futures include Design Certification, Building Regulation Compliance and Energy Performance Certification.

Design Team

Sanctuary Group
Client
Sanctuary Group
CCG (Scotland) Ltd
Contractor
CCG (Scotland) Ltd
MAST Architects
Architect
MAST Architects
Glasgow City Council
City Council
Glasgow City Council
The Glasgow School of Art: MEARU
Consultant
The Glasgow School of Art: MEARU