HPH354: How natureplus helps you identify sustainable building products - with Tilmann Kramolisch
House Planning Help Podcast
by Ben Adam-Smith
5d ago
Tilmann Kramolisch from natureplus explains why their eco label was established, how materials and products are assessed, and what it means to use a natureplus certified product on your project. Check out the show notes for more information ..read more
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HPH353: 12 tips for a successful Passivhaus project
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by Ben Adam-Smith
2w ago
Speakers from the Passivhaus workshop event at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre in Swindon each share a top tip. Check out the show notes for more information ..read more
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HPH352: Encouraging and supporting home retrofit in your local area
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by Ben Adam-Smith
1M ago
Neighbours Wookey and Rob Leedham explain why they were motivated to retrofit their homes, how they built up knowledge and why engaging with others on a similar path has been extremely useful. Check out the show notes for more information ..read more
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HPH351: Creating affordable, high quality, low carbon homes - with Linda Farrow
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by Ben Adam-Smith
1M ago
Linda Farrow from Agile Homes explains how their prefabricated panelised system can deliver high quality and truly affordable homes that are good for the planet. Check out the show notes for more information ..read more
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HPH350: What is value engineering?
House Planning Help Podcast
by Ben Adam-Smith
2M ago
Ben Adam-Smith explains what value engineering is and how it can help us to do more with less. He reflects on a short video about Slate House in Herefordshire that includes some great examples of value engineering. Check out the show notes for more information ..read more
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HPH349: Timber build approaches – with Meredith Bowles
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by Ben Adam-Smith
2M ago
Meredith Bowles from Mole Architects shares his experience working with timber as a construction material and explains the benefits and drawbacks of the different build approaches. Check out the show notes for more information ..read more
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HPH348: Why do homes get mould? – with Alexx Stuart
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by Ben Adam-Smith
3M ago
Alexx Stuart from Low Tox Life shares her experiences of toxic mould exposure and offers some advice on how best to keep your home healthy and mould free. Check out the show notes for more information ..read more
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HPH347: Common pitfalls to avoid when building a house – with Amelia Lee
House Planning Help Podcast
by Ben Adam-Smith
3M ago
Amelia Lee from Undercover Architect shares some common themes that tend to crop up on owner-builder projects (particularly with people who are doing this for the first time) and explains how they can be avoided by creating a clear foundation of your values and project intentions. Check out the show notes for more information ..read more
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HPH346: Passivhaus homes where cooling is a key consideration – with Andy Marlow
House Planning Help Podcast
by Ben Adam-Smith
4M ago
Andy Marlow from Envirotecture explains why Passivhaus homes are a good fit for most climates in Australia, how they approach these projects and what is needed beyond shading to keep the homes comfortable when the outdoor temperatures soar. Check out the show notes for more information ..read more
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HPH345: Why is the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) such a useful tool? – with Sarah Lewis
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by Ben Adam-Smith
4M ago
Sarah Lewis, the Research and Policy Director at the UK Passivhaus Trust and author of PHPP Illustrated, explains what the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) is and how it is used during the design process. Check out the show notes for more information ..read more
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