Bassenthwaite Parish Rooms (Cumbria)


This village hall was built to Passivhaus standard, to replace the recently demolished cold and draughty hall on the same site. The Parish Rooms comprise a large single-storey main hall and a two-storey area containing a large kitchen, meeting rooms, toilets and plant room, with lift access to the first-floor areas. The hall was made [...]

Eden Insulation Office Pod (Appleby, Cumbria)


At Eden Insulation, we wanted to have a working building that demonstrates how a low-energy building goes together and operates... so we built one in the factory yard in Appleby! Our new office is highly insulated with fantastic levels of airtightness. It has triple glazing and a working mechanical ventilation and heat recovery (MVHR) system. [...]

Two-storey Passivhaus with home office (Oakdene Farm, Staffordshire)


This Passivhaus new-build in Staffordshire was constructed for architect David Woodfine, featuring living and office space. Oakdene Farm in Staffordshire was built to the rigorous Passivhaus standard. Designed by the owner, David Woodfine of TarpeyWoodfine Architects, we constructed the frame with Spano Durelis Vapour Block board on the inside of our timber panels, filled with cellulose insulation.  [...]

Haybergill Centre (Warcop nr Appleby, Cumbria)


The Haybergill Centre is a venue for groups, courses, holidays and events, built with a strong environmental ethos. The timber frame and clad building was built on top of a concrete pier and glulam framework, to minimise disruption in its woodland setting. The building features 6 ensuite bedrooms, opening onto a covered veranda, plus [...]