C60 Sustainability

Smart Home (Update)


Gone are the days of having to install network cable throughout your home. The improvements in wifi stability mean that your whole home can be an Internet connected 'smart home' with the flick of a switch. When considering your new home, you do not just have to consider which floor finish you want or what [...]

Smart Home (Update)2019-03-26T17:43:17+00:00

Passive House – New categories launched


The Passive House Institute has announcd the launch of its two new certification categories, Passive House Plus and Passive House Premium, which recognise on-site renewable energy generation. Renewable energy is the ideal complement to the efficiency of the passive house standard. In order to provide reliable guidance for this combination, the Passive House Institute introduces [...]

Passive House – New categories launched2019-03-26T17:43:18+00:00

Launch of the new Home Quality Mark.


On 3 March 2015, the leading building science centre BRE introduced a voluntary, national Home Quality Mark for new housing that will transform the way consumers choose the homes they buy and rent. The consumer focused standard will enable house builders and developers to differentiate their homes in the marketplace and independently demonstrate performance and [...]

Launch of the new Home Quality Mark.2015-03-09T17:20:08+00:00

How many cats would it take to heat a Passive House?


Jenny Robinson left a comment on our blog to ask if it would be possible to heat a Passive House with cats... So we thought we would check to see how many cats would be needed... In The New Autonomous House, my second year tutors at Nottingham University, Brenda and Robert [...]

How many cats would it take to heat a Passive House?2020-06-09T17:42:54+01:00

House extension – South Belfast


We couldn’t wait to show everyone our latest completed project, a beautiful house extension in South Belfast. We will be updating the site with final photos in the next week but here are a few quick snaps taken at the Practical Completion site visit. This project took a great deal of effort and skill to [...]

House extension – South Belfast2019-03-26T17:43:19+00:00

What is EnerPHit?


Topics include: Passive House for re-furb EnerPHit Standards EnerPHit Requirements EnerPHit Methods Click HERE to get a download link...  

What is EnerPHit?2019-03-26T17:43:20+00:00

C60 – PPS21 Experts


C60 Architects and Town Planners are building quite a reputation for Architectural and Planning advice in relation to Farm Dwellings and PPS21 Planning Legislation! If you are considering a new dwelling in the countryside or a replacement dwelling for an existing rural building, you need look no further than the first page on Google! CLICK [...]

C60 – PPS21 Experts2019-03-26T17:43:20+00:00

What is Passive House?


Topics include: insulation air tightness energy saved high comfort levels Click HERE to get a download link...  

What is Passive House?2019-03-26T17:43:20+00:00
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