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Why your airtight building needs mechanical ventilation with heat recovery

If you’re using our method of constructing energy-efficient buildings, or indeed any other method that creates an airtight shell, you must install a ventilation system. We find that most people don’t initially like the sound of this! But bear with us and we’ll explain what it is and why it’s essential. What is a mechanical [...]

By |2017-03-05T13:48:40+00:00February 18th, 2016|Moisture control, MVHR, Passivhaus|0 Comments

Tips for finishing off your airtight building

So, your airtight timber frame is in place, and your team of electricians, plumbers and plasterers are all poised to finish off your building. But there are a few things to bear in mind as you progress with your build, to preserve the airtightness that's so critical to your building's fantastic energy performance. Keep everyone [...]

By |2017-03-05T13:49:36+00:00February 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments