‘Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it’s really how it works.’ Steve Jobs
Three key things for comfortable, low energy houses:
- Thermal blanket – a continuous layer of insulation around the whole house (floor, walls, roof), including triple glazed windows and doors.
- Airtightness – a separately-identified, continuous layer around the whole house that prevents air escaping – no drafts, no heat escaping.
- Ventilation strategy to supply fresh air and retain the heat: heat recovery needs airtightness of less than about 3 air changes per hour in a pressure test to be effective.
We are taking a holistic approach to achieve:
- Comfortable, convenient living with style
- Lowest practical energy demand
- Sensible build costs
- A long term view on quality, longevity and maintenance.