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UK’s first 'passive' oak framed home under pressure!

UK’s first ‘passive’ oak framed home under pressure!

Award winning oak framed house builders ‘Oakwrights’ of Hereford have this week carried out successful preliminary air pressure tests on the UK’s first Passive House

Residential winner at BREEAM awards 2016

Residential winner at BREEAM awards 2016

The conversion of a Victorian warehouse known locally as The Joinery, has demonstrated that a collaborative approach and a focus on sustainability can help to

Passivhaus

Creating an exceptional passivhaus home

A stylish Passivhaus home in South Manchester has achieved exceptional levels of airtightness through a combination of careful detailing and a high performance structure, provided by the Kingspan TEK Building System.   Steve and Mel Howarth hired certified Passivhaus designers, PHI Architects, to create their dream home.

Deep ecology

Low carbon energy system offers ‘near’ off-grid living

A concept home in north Yorkshire, claimed to be a new breed of energy efficient house features roof mounted solar panels and solar thermal panels

Project Dirt – put on your boots!

Project Dirt is a social networking platform connecting community projects with green and social benefits. It is a knowledge hub for learning, sharing, encouraging, supporting

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