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ACHA Completes Its First Passivhaus Housing Development in Garelochhead

Argyll Community Housing Association (ACHA) has just completed its first Passivhaus development in Garelochhead. Passivahus is designed to a specification to maximise energy efficiency and reduce fuel cost to a minimum.

The 10 family and special needs homes have been completed at Linn Walk in the centre of the Helensburgh and Lomond village of Garelochhead. The new homes have been built by Helensburgh builders Stewart and Shields.

Alastair MacGregor, ACHA’s Chief Executive commented “In these challenging times it is brilliant to get these homes

completed. It is our first new build to come off site since Covid 19 hit us, an achievement I am really proud of.

I hope our 10 new and existing tenants and their families will enjoy living in their new homes in the beautiful village of Garelochhead”.

On receiving his keys Mr Burch commented “My wife and I are really looking forward to moving in to the new bungalow at Linn Walk. Both of us are disabled and we can now enjoy sitting outside in our own back garden. Having no stairs to climb is a real treat. It has come at a great time in our life”.

The overall contract value was £1,721,840.