James Traynor

Managing Director

BA(Hons), BArch(Dist), MSc, ARB, RIBA, CEPHD

passivhaus designer and managing director at ECD Architects

James is a registered Architect, certified Passivhaus Designer and Retrofit Coordinator with over 20 years of experience, and an MSc specialising in the application of renewable energy.

James has a particular interest in ensuring buildings perform as intended and has undertaken a number of Post Occupancy Evaluation studies on ECD completed projects as well as improving communities through retrofit. His book, published in November 2019 by RIBA Publishing, EnerPHit: A Step by Step Guide to Low Energy Retrofit, provides a practical guide to retrofitting buildings and achieve successful outcomes tailored to suit available budgets and programmes. James therefore brings not only his proven experience in housing development and refurbishment, but also his expertise in retrofitting existing developments to reduce maintenance and running costs and improve resident well being and satisfaction.

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