The E-Smart House, Duxford, UK
Designed by UK based prefabricated housing manufacturer, Cygnus Homes, the E-Smart House is the affordable, eco-friendly home of the future. Built to Passivhaus standards, the E-Smart House is defined by high energy efficiency through its entire lifespan, as well as the modern aesthetic feel and the overall comfort it brings to its occupants.
Pioneering construction methods naturally need pioneering plumbing solutions, which is where RWC’s innovative SharkBite metal push-to-connect technology came into place.
SharkBite fittings are designed to allow for the efficient, easy and flexible installation of any plumbing system, while not compromising on their quality of performance and reliability of service.
Reducing installation time by 75%, RWC’s SharkBite plumbing range offers instant, tool-free connection, which makes it particularly suitable for any off-site construction project. Modular buildings, such as Cygnus’ E-Smart Houses, are often transported to site in sections, where the ability to instantly demount the plumbing system at the production site and simply push to connect at the final building stage is a true advantage.
Project at a glance
Development: E-Smart House
Client: Cygnus Homes, Duxford, UK
Requirement: Quick, easy, reliable and demountable plumbing system; off-site pre-assembly
Specified solution: SharkBite Push-To-Connect Technology