Choosing a heating system for your self build or renovation project is a key decision, but where do you start? We explain all in this in-depth guide
What are the U values of different wall materials? Understand that, and you are well on your way to making your self build or renovation as thermally efficient as possible, says sustainable building expert Tim Pullen
Save energy, and thus money, by ensuring your wall are as insulated as possible. Internally, externally or in the cavity — there are now more choices than ever to insulate your walls
Eco homes aren’t just environmentally friendly, but tend to have much lower running costs too. Take a look at this design inspiration for your own eco home
Find out what you need to know about ground source heat pumps with our ultimate beginner’s guide — including how last April’s improved Renewable Heat Incentive could benefit you
If you would like to turn your loft into habitable space, it must be insulated to current Building Regulations. Here we explain how to insulate a loft
External wall insulation needn’t just be a last resort for those with solid walls. Tim Pullen explains the benefits and issues
Choosing the right glazing is a big investment in a homebuilding so if you’re considering triple glazed windows, here is our advice on deciding if they are worth it
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