Inspiration and advice for your building project
Sustainable, affordable and kind to your health, breathable insulation materials are understandably popular with sophisticated self builders and renovators. Tim Pullen finds out more.
If you're insulating an old home, be careful how you approach it. Our guide explains how.
Save energy and money by ensuring your walls meet modern standards of insulation
Monique and Laurence Steijger’s super-insulated new eco-friendly timber frame house cost less than £200,000 to build and requires no central heating.
We look at the improved energy efficiency of timber frames, and what makes them a great build system for any self build eco home
The benefits and issues of insulating the outside of your external walls