House Planning Help Podcast (general)

Ben Adam-Smith reflects on what he's learned so far during the construction phase of his self build.

The project is halfway through and the finished house will meet the Passivhaus standard.

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Direct download: HPH215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:31pm UTC

Rob Wiggans shares his expert tips on how to find a plot of land for a self build project.

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Direct download: HPH214.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:31pm UTC

Steven Thompson, from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, explains why it can be sensible to have a contract, and what type you might need for a self build project.

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Direct download: HPH213.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am UTC

John Fenwick discusses the challenges of building his award-winning Passivhaus with an atypical form.

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Direct download: HPH212.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Mark Feldman of MARS Building Ltd offers an insight into how he prices up potential new jobs (including when he's invited into a tender process).

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Direct download: HPH211.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:40pm UTC

Liz and Mike Hill explain the decisions behind the design of their contemporary eco home.

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Direct download: HPH210.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24am UTC

Marlen and Tony Godwin explain why it was important for their modern, minimalist Passivhaus home and office designs to be sympathetic to the neighbourhood.

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Direct download: HPH209.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:43pm UTC

Ben Adam-Smith looks at some of the reasons why his tender returns might have been so high. He then sits down with his wife Kay to consider possible savings.

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Direct download: HPH208.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:06pm UTC

Chris Parsons from Parsons+ Whittley outlines a traditional procurement route. And Ben and Kay Adam-Smith receive their tender returns.

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Direct download: HPH207.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36pm UTC

Robert Flynn from Solarbarn explains how to choose a solar array to suit your needs.

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Direct download: HPH206.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm UTC