Tim is an expert in sustainable building methods and energy efficiency in residential homes.
What does Passivhaus mean and what factors make a Passivhaus so special? Experts Mark Brinkley and Tim Pullen explain how to achieve the German standard for eco homes
In the right setting, and installed by the right professional, spray foam insulation can be a good choice
The technology for heating controls in our homes is advancing rapidly, says energy efficiency expert Tim Pullen. Discover what options are available and how they will impact your bills
If you’re not on gas, choosing a new heating system is complicated. Tim Pullen analyses the costs, paybacks and how the different options stack up
Many rural plots and houses in need of work are located away from the main sewers. Luckily, there are several off-mains drainage options to choose from
It’s a key ingredient in creating an energy-efficient home with low heat demand, but what exactly does ‘airtightness’ mean in practice? Step in eco expert Tim Pullen to explain, and to provide his tips for achieving an airtight home
In line with most other things in heating, the options for storing hot water are huge. Tim Pullen explains the choices, and how to find the right one for you
Heat pumps require specialist installation and expertise to get right — but when they receive both, they tick all the boxes, says Tim Pullen
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