03 Building, Energy, Home & Garden

The Passivhaus Trust

Description

The Passivhaus Trust is an independent, non-profit organisation that provides leadership in the UK for the adoption of the Passivhaus standard and methodology. Passivhaus is a leading international low energy, design standard. Over 37,000 buildings have been designed, built and tested to this standard worldwide .The Trust aims to promote the principles of Passivhaus as a highly effective way of reducing energy use and carbon emissions from buildings in the UK, as well as providing high standards of comfort and building health.

Location

The Foundry, 5 Baldwin Terrace,
London N1 7RU
United Kingdom

Duette Blinds

Description

Duette® blinds are a wise investment for cost-conscious homeowners aiming to lower their annual heating bills. In fact, the blinds start paying for themselves as soon as they are fitted.

An innovative design means Duette® blinds provide a simple way to insulate windows and can slash annual heating costs by up to 25%.

Location

Cattermole House,
Market Place,
Codnor DE5 9QA
United Kingdom

Limetec Ltd & Hembuild Ltd

Description

Manufacturer of innovative hemp-based low carbon building systems. The company specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of high performance off site panellised and timber frame building systems, all of which are carbon friendly and thermally efficient.

Location

Unit 126 Olympic Avenue, Milton Park
Abingdon OX14 4SA
United Kingdom

Invisible Studio

Description

Invisible Studio is an innovative and award-winning architectural practice founded by Piers Taylor. Taylor is a Chartered Architect, a former Studio Master at the Architectural Association, Design Fellow at the University of Cambridge, a founding director at Mitchell Taylor Workshop and a presenter for the BBC.

Invisible Studio aims to be a different organisation from a conventional practice. They operate through collaboration, experimentation, research and education. They work internationally and very locally, in a variety of fields and at a variety of scales. Read more »

Milestone Design Ltd

Description

We are a family-based, eco-driven kitchen company based in Yorkshire but prepared to supply and/or supply and install our products nationally. All our product ranges are our own and are built from recycled or sustainably-sourced materials from within the UK.

We cover budgets from £1,000 up to £25,000. Individual projects or cater for small to medium volume supply.

Location

24 Leeds Road,
Ilkley LS29 8DS
United Kingdom

Eco Rubber Chippings

Description

Eco Rubber Chippings are the perfect alternative to bark chippings. Made from 100% recycled material, Eco Rubber Chippings products are available direct from the manufacturer in West Yorkshire in a range of vibrant colours which have been specifically formulated to provide a long-lasting, fade-resistant and weather-proof finish that doesn’t rub or wash off. Read more »

Location

Acumen House,
Headlands Lane,
Knottingley WF11 0LA
United Kingdom

Wild About Roofs

Description

Wild About Roofs specialises in high performance roofing solutions to provide green infrastructure in rural and urban areas. We specialise in providing a full service including waterproofing, green roofing and fall arrest. In addition to these we also offer other services including our own GrowWild range, living walls and lavender roofs.

Location

1a High Street,
Hounslow TW3 1RH
United Kingdom

Trees Direct Ltd

Description

The original company sending trees as gifts. All our trees and shrubs are grown on the nursery and each tree chosen and packed carefully with the pot covered in a hessian sack and any message hand written and tied to the tree.

We also supply trees for anyone's garden and are happy to give advice as to what is suitable. For large plantings, we offer a wholesale price.

Ruby Rhino

Description

Welcome to Ruby Rhino - a family business passionate about stylish upcycled furniture and home wares.

With a firm focus on high style and quality, our exclusive range of upcycled tables, benches and shelving is designed and handmade in our Lichfield studio using beautiful reclaimed materials. From floor and roofing boards to old doors and ceiling beams, we salvage all types of wood and bring it back to life with cool designs and expert craftsmanship. Read more »

Location

Common Farm Barn,
Tamworth Road,
Lichfield WS14 9PX
United Kingdom

Whole House Energy

Description

Our team consists of fully qualified and experienced consultants to provide consultancy and design for Passivhaus, Code for Sustainable Homes and BREEAM. We are dedicated consultants with a broad spectrum of individual experience and knowledge including time spent within the relevant industries, that will ensure you are given the best solutions whatever your energy or sustainability needs.

Location

Dragonfly House,
2 Gilders Way,
Norwich NR3 1UB
United Kingdom
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