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
From quick-fix DIY tasks to longer term solutions, here are 15 ways to help make an old home more energy efficient this winter
The project is a “European first in mechanical engineering for a single house”, which generates all its own power through the solar array
The Building Regulations have plenty to say about how energy-efficient new homes should be. Paul Hymers explains the essentials
Take a look at these homes that show you don’t have to compromise on looks to build to the Passivhaus standard
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
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