I’ve been meaning to try out thin joint clay blocks for a very long time, and finally we’ve used them on an extension! We used Weinerberger Porotherm 190mm blocks, with EPS insulation EWI system to give adequate U value. I particularly like this Monoblock system, as opposed to UK industry standard cavity walls for a […]
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We’re very proud to announce that earlier in the year Urbane Eco were awarded number 21 on the West of England Green 50 list! The Green 50 list was set up by the Bristol Post with an aim to highlight the businesses who are doing their bit towards saving the planet. “By publicising and sharing […]
Exciting news! Urbane Eco is working in collaboration with acclaimed architect Tomas Gaertner of SE3 Design to build a Passive House to Building Biology standards. The house is in Dingle Road, Coombe Dingle and has the benefit of a wonderful outlook onto Coombe Dingle, beautifully accentuated by original architect Quentin Alder of award winning Quentin […]
Blog: Passive House to Building Biology Standards After years of training, input from various sources, and thought, we are building a Passive House to Building Biology standards (https://buildingbiology.co.uk/ ), with the collaboration of Tomas Gaertner of se3 design (http://se3design.co.uk/ ). Tomas is the leading expert of Building Biology in the country and I am very […]
Exciting news! We’ve just been announced as finalists in the prestigious Bristol Life Awards 2019. We’re really happy to have this chance to put our sustainable, healthy and breathable building message out. The finals are on April 11th so watch this space and congratulations to the other finalists!
From laying the Isoquick raft, erecting the internal walls and laying the web joists (making easy access for MVHR (mechanical ventilation and heat recovery)), to their current task of building the roof, our guys have been super efficient working at our Passive House site.
All of us here at Urbane Eco are delighted to be finalists at The Bristol Property Awards on May 17th, 2019 at Ashton Gate Stadium. Congratulations to all the other finalists, and look forward to seeing you on the 17th May!
As you may know, we are currently working on a new build in Bristol, adhering to both Passive House and Building Biology Standards. Many are familiar with what is involved in fulfilling the Passive House requirements, but what is Building Biology, and what are the Building Biology standards? A brief history: In Germany, after World […]