Passivhaus

It has been a busy start to the year at Passiframe. Lots of site visits and new projects in the pipeline. 15 pallets of insulation and windows delivered onsite in the Forest of Dean ready for installation. Complete i beam flooring kits delivered to four...

Day 20 and the roof is water tight 💦 Another big milestone on our latest project met with great teamwork as always. Working with high performance products such as pro clima solitex membrane and tescon airtightness tape has ensured efficiency on site. There's even a flat roof...

The structure of the roof is complete ready to be covered over the next few days. Hopefully we will have it water tight in no time ☔️ ...

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...

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...

There are numerous benefits to building a Passive House but one that runs through the core is sustainability. The principles of Passive design are based on minimal environmental impact by maximising the use of 'natural' sources of daylight, heating (solar gain), cooling from natural ventilation...

Whilst the majority of homes in the UK were hit by severe snow storms and sub zero temperatures the beauty of Passive House technology came in to its own. External temperatures saw a drastic drop in temperature of up to 10 degrees. Home owners battled...

If you have the opportunity to build your own home are you thinking about the future when you design and build it? Both Passive House and Smart Home technologies lend themselves to building for the future. Build yourself a Passive House and provide yourself with a...

Monitor the performance of your Passiframe build using smart home technology. You can even check in on things whilst out and about using your phone, tablet or smart watch. Monitor your energy consumption and production through an app which can be adapted to display any renewable...

Work has commenced on one of our sites in the Forest of Dean for a replacement Passivhaus dwelling. Demolition is well under way with only the shell left to take down before the ground work can begin.   This project was the first Passivhaus planning application to...