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Day 13 and the rafters for the first half of the roof are in place including the flat roof section. Planning restrictions made for an interesting roof design on this project. We can't wait to take a photo of it finished...

Another day - another storey! Day seven and the clients and their neighbours are amazed at how quickly the project is taking shape and with a good team behind us we are pretty chuffed too 👏...

Day four of our Passiv Haus build in the Forest of Dean and the internal walls have been built to give racking strength ready for the construction of the first floor. Vapourblock board and Pro Clima tescon airtightness tape supplied by Ecological Building Systems   [gallery ids="1397,1399,1398,1400"]   ...

Day two of our latest timber frame project, sole plates set out and bolted in place now the structure for the ground floor walls is complete with only one and a half days of actual build time 🔨 The floor will be hung from the glulam...

Groundwork complete ✔️ Retaining walls built ✔️ Drainage and sewer works connected ✔️ Supporting steelwork up and welded/bolted in to place ✔️ Timber on its way ✔️ We are all set to go...

Compacfoam - you may have heard of it but for those of you that haven't, don't let the word foam throw you off...

https://youtu.be/TWF95FO25O8?t=5 Tree Tops Passivhaus update:   Now that the insulation form work for concrete has been installed, the next stage is to lay a radon barrier (damp proof membrane) before installing two separate layers of reinforcing mesh in the bottom and top of the 300mm thick slab. Such...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hxfNRCjw1rA   3.5 hours to install – a floor that remains warm underfoot all year round – impressive we hear you say!? We think so too……. This interlocking foundation system by Isoquick is laid to form a ‘bath’ for concrete to be poured in to, while creating a...

How can an audio system be smart? Here’s five reasons 1. Pauses when doorbell is pressed & chimes throughout property. 2. Acts as your burglar alarm/fire alarm siren. 3. Wake up to your favourite playlist when used as your morning alarm clock. 4. Text-to-speech functionality (“it’s getting dark, your garage...

Are you suffering with hayfever? With a high pollen count at the moment you can escape the sneezing, streaming nose and itchy eyes in the comfort of your own home. With our MVHR (Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery) installations you can sit back and relax...