A busy few weeks at the Great Yarmouth Retrofit have seen a number of things come to fruition. 18mm Versapanel has now been installed around all the window reveals throughout the building to enhance fire safety – Having in excess of two hours fire resistance. The aluminium rails have also been completely installed, and the … Continue reading Great Yarmouth TCosy Retrofit – Entry 9
“Beattie Passive combined new ways of working with traditional values of good workmanship” The 130m2 single storey 4 bedroom home is based in a secluded seaside location off a private track in the idyllic Norfolk countryside. 1. What led you to choose Passivhaus as the construction method? For us the question became not why would … Continue reading Waxham, Norfolk Holiday Home
Beattie Passive are passionate about skills development and training Training and skills development is central to the delivery of Beattie Passive. The system has been designed so that it is very simple and can be built with semi-skilled labour. Local labour can be sourced and trained locally, which results in both social and economic benefits … Continue reading The Toolshed Case Study
This week, Ron Beattie looks at how more and more self-builders are looking to the future when they build their home. In 2017 a consumer survey of 500 self builders, who had either just completed or were about to complete their project, was conducted by Homebuilding & Renovating, which found that the average age of … Continue reading Ever wondered how you can future-proof your self-build home?