This is a single story house built into the hillside, it has a green roof to help it blend in with the surrounding countryside.
The house has an impressive combination of Renewable energy technologies coupled with an excellent airtight very efficient structure.
Forest Eco Systems were appointed main contractor and oversaw the entire build.
Energy Efficiency Rating of 96 A
Green Roof re-seeded from adjacent field
Timber/Aluminum lift-and-slide-doors 0.67 W/m2K, passive house suitable, triple glazed security glass 54mm glazing thickness for best thermal insulation.
Windows are triple glazed security glass, 54mm thick 0,70 W/m2K.
Triple glazed roof lights 1.0 W/m2K.
Roof insulation is Dow Xenergy 200mm thick inverted roof and a U Value of, 0.15 W/m2K.
Floor insulation is Dow Floormate 300-A, 300mm thick below slab and a U Value of, 0.09 W/m2K.
Wall insulation is Dow Floormate 300-A, 300mm thick external and a U Value of, 0.10 W/m2K.
Air Permeability Test Result 0.49 M3/hm2.
Nibe F1145 10KW Ground source heat pump.
Underfloor Heating through out.
Enhanced Thermal bridging Construction Details.
100 % Low energy LED Lighting Through out.
Solar Photovoltaic system 5.130 KWP.
Solar Thermal 4 x Solfex 250 Landscape.
Whole house Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery.