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Passive House / Passivhaus

In a nutshell,
Passive House design is ...

Airtightness

Passivhaus Sketch Nyth Pren

Optimised Building Orientation

Renewable Energy

Super Insulation

Triple Glazing

Mechanical Ventilation and Heat Recovery

Sustainable Materials

Sustainable materials

We are Certified Passive House Designers

An Internationally Recognised Accreditation

Passive House, or as the germans say, "Passivhaus" buildings achieve a 75% reduction in space heating requirements, compared to standard practice for UK new build. 

We use accurate design modelling via the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP).

If you want to understand more, please give us a call or check out the Passivhaus Trust.

Materials

Local and Renewable

Timber is one of our favourite building materials as it can be carbon neutral ... and yes, we can use straw to super-insulate your home!

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