We’re thrilled to announce that we are shortlisted for The Daily Telegraph Homebuilding & Renovating Awards 2021 for our Passive House Building Biology New Build in Bristol. The upcoming January issue of Homebuilding & Renovating magazine (on sale from 2 December) will reveal the category award winners as well as the Home of the Year. […]
Managing Director Nick Lloyd and director Chrissie Lloyd were both interviewed recently by Homebuilder, a national trade magazine. Nick gave his views on the effect Brexit and lockdown has had on the supply of building materials—particularly PIR insulation and wool fibre insulation. The full article can be read here. Green Homes Grant Scheme Chrissie, who’s […]
These are the latest photos of our lovely, bespoke Summer House for a client in London. Some of the materials being used include untreated Oak floorboards, untreated Oak featherboard cladding, Swisstherm wood fibre insulation and Claytec Clay boards. This healthy, allergy-free getaway will provide a peaceful retreat with an ambient environment.
Here are some brand new photos from our Passive House built to Building Biology standards. Some of the features include- PV panels and battery storage. MVHR / air source heat pump combination Lime plaster. Thin joint clay block system. Wood fibre insulation both flexible and rigid Triple glazed high-performance windows and doors. Natural non-toxic materials […]
Yikes, it’s hot today! If only there was an eco friendly way of keeping your home nice and cool. Oh wait, hang on… Did you know that we spend on average ninety percent of our lives in enclosed spaces? Our indoor environment is therefore very important and on days like to today it’s very hard […]
Here are the latest photos from our Passive House/ Building Biology new build. These show the tongue and groove softwood ceiling, to be treated with Osmo oil.
Some of you may be aware that one of the many benefits of living in a home built to Building Biology standards is the assurance that the home was built using regulations that specify minimising exposure to electromagnetic fields and wireless radiation. Those interested in minimising our exposure to these types of proven risks will […]
With ‘climate change’ now being classified as a ‘climate emergency’ by many, it is becoming more apparent that we need to seriously consider how to make vital changes to how we live our everyday lives. Did you know, for example, that it is estimated that buildings are responsible for more that 30 percent of greenhouse […]
Urbane Eco had an informal site visit by people who had expressed interest in our new Passive House development, built to Building Biology standards.