In this article we discuss the effect of fire on synthetic insulation materials rather than natural fibres such as wood fibre, as the impact of these products is a relatively recent phenomenon.
Chris has put together a four stage ‘Self-Build Series’ to help first time self-builders navigate through the enormous amount of information available and help them achieve their goals for sustainable construction.
Extension to rear of terraced house. The rear of the house was remodelled to form a new ensuite bedroom and new, much larger, kitchen area and outdoor patio seating area.
The real decision is whether you feel the additional expense, normally around 8-10% of the build cost, is worth it to have the most comfortable house you’ll ever own that requires virtually no heating.
In the UK the average 85m2 home spends almost £600 a year on heating and around £1350 on energy as a whole. It may seem incredible but reducing your heating bill to the cost of a cup of tea per day is entirely possible, saving many hundreds, even thousands of pounds per year for many.