Self-builder – what is a sustainable home?

Self-builder – what is a sustainable home?

A truly sustainable home would be one that is constructed from renewable materials that do not damage the environment and that operates with little or no impact on the environment. It would be in or near a town/city to minimise travel and would manage rain and waste water to reduce impact on sewers, etc.

How to avoid thermal bridges

How to avoid thermal bridges

Thermal bridges are relatively easy to design out but it generally involves using systems and techniques which are inherently thermal bridge free in the first place.

Where should I build my sustainable home?

Where should I build my sustainable home?

This is a very personal question for most people as the desirability of a location is affected by popularity, access to facilities and road networks, cost of land, views from the plot, etc.