Cabercoorie Passivhaus home in walled garden (Moffat, Dumfries and Galloway)


A single storey 313 m² Passivhaus home built within an historic estate house walled garden We appointed Eden to build the main body of our house from a shortlist of 6 companies. On paper, they ticked all our boxes and we were further encouraged after a visit to their factory which was [...]

Family Home in Durris, Aberdeenshire


Ferndown is a detached family home in a beautiful Aberdeenshire woodland setting. Location: Durris, Aberdeenshire Building type: One-and-a-half story detached Build method: Crane-erected modular timber frame Initial design: Sam Foster Architects Build Date: December 2017 Features Steep pitch 45 degree warm roof construction with dormers Tech spec [...]

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 [...]

Passivhaus EnerPHit renovation (Ranton Green, Staffs)


Our clients for this project chose to refurbish an old farm building to the Passivhaus standard for renovations, known as EnerPHit. A new build wasn't an option for them, due to local planning restrictions preventing new developments in the locality.  To achieve this very high level of energy efficiency, we installed a new timber frame inside [...]

Two-storey Passivhaus spec home (Findhorn, nr Inverness)


This home, adjacent to the well-known Findhorn Community Foundation, has been built to Passivhaus standard, and will go through the Passivhaus certification process on completion. Location: Findhorn, Forres near Inverness Building type: Two-storey detached Build method: Crane erected modular timber frame Architect: EcoArc Architects Build Date: August 2016 Features Built [...]

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.  [...]

Detached two-storey Passivhaus (Kendal, Cumbria)


This Passivhaus in Kendal, Cumbria had the second best result for airtightness ever recorded in the UK at the time. Our clients for this new-build Passivhaus in the Kentrigg area of Kendal were self-builders committed to constructing a home with the lowest possible energy use. We constructed the frame using timber panels with Spano Durelis [...]

Two-storey detached Passivhaus (Crosby Ravensworth, Cumbria)


This two-storey detached home was the first certified Passivhaus in Cumbria. Plot 16 was the third home we constructed at the Stoneworks Garth development for self-builders at Crosby Ravensworth in Cumbria. As with the earlier properties, this house was built on a plot sold by the Lyvennet Community Trust for self-builders. We were tasked [...]