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Mi Space

Passivhaus Scheme in Plymouth

This unique innovative development of 72 units attracted a huge amount of attention being the first Passivhaus development of its kind in the Southwest.

Passivhaus is an energy standard with excellent thermal performance; making bills for home owners extremely low and this is believed to be one of the largest low-energy Passivhaus developments in the country.

The structure comprises of a reinforced insulated raft foundation and a ground floor with air tight construction to precise standards, boasting a heat recovery system that negates the need for a traditional central heating system.

MJL were commissioned by Mi Space to install all infrastructure works and plot works including an off-site foul connection through adjoining park land. There was also a large Weholite attenuation tank to deal with surface water.

The site was split into two areas separated by a significant change in level and required careful management throughout to ensure the standards set by Passivhaus and the client were exceeded; resulting in a multi award winning development.

MJL Contractors Ltd

MJL Contractors Ltd was formed in 2001 by its’ current Managing Director, Matthew Lugg. It forms part of the MJL Group with associate Companies being MJL Plant Hire (Cornwall) Ltd and MJL Cornwall Ltd.

Based in Helston, Cornwall, with an additional office in Exeter, Devon, MJL has continued to grow year upon year to become one of the most prestigious companies within our field.