Passive House / Passivhaus
In a nutshell,
Passive House design is ...
Optimised Building Orientation
Mechanical Ventilation and Heat Recovery
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.
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!