‚ÄčThis new family home has been designed to meet PassivHaus standards with energy efficient construction and sustainable building systems and materials.



'Healthy for us and our planet'

The project included:

  • Design and orientation for solar gain
  • Design and orientation for summer natural ventilation
  • Scandanavian I-beam timber frame structure
  • Warmcel recycled paper insulation
  • Solar heated hot water
  • Triple glazed windows and external doors
  • Heat exchange ventilation system
  • Natural clay plasters and internal paint finishes

Key features

  • Low running costs.
  • Healthy environment with air quality leading to a reduction in allergies
  • Excellent family house.

The accommodation is positioned around a centrally located full height space behind full height south facing glazing. In the summer months deciduous planting provides shade.

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We believe in improving the quality of people’s lives by using our team’s experience, design and management skills to produce thoughtful and timeless buildings

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