House Planning Help Podcast

Zack Semke explains why he's passionate about facilitating the communication and flow of information around Passive House.

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Direct download: HPH293.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47am UTC

Mark McCall and Scott McMurray explain what fully integrated home automation is all about.

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Direct download: HPH292.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:54pm UTC

Werner Brouwer explains why being able to build a house without restrictions in Oosterwold is also about working together to build a community.

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Direct download: HPH291.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Self-building an annexe in an area of coastal erosion meant a low-cost but high-performance build was a priority for architect Colin Rice.

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Direct download: HPH290.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Author Roger Hunt explains why period properties need treating differently when it comes to achieving successful retrofit projects.

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Direct download: HPH289.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Architect Russel Hayden explains how he sought to renovate a derelict 1960s house to EnerPHit standards.

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Direct download: HPH288.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Russell Smith of Parity Projects explains why a whole house plan is the best way forward for tackling a renovation.

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Direct download: HPH287.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Martin Brown from Fairsnape explains how the Living Building Challenge is a holistic standard that benefits health and the environment.

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Direct download: HPH286.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Dr Judith Thornton of Aberystwyth University explores how plant-based materials are being used in the building industry, and why they are so important for our future.

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Direct download: HPH285.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Calum Taylor and Opinder Liddar talk through the design and construction of the 'Self Build Education House' at Graven Hill.

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Direct download: HPH284.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:02pm UTC

Tim Martel explains how to model the embodied carbon of your build using PHribbon, a tool that plugs in to PHPP (Passive House Planning Package).

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Direct download: HPH283.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:20pm UTC

Nick Grant shares his thoughts on the lessons learned from 30 years of the AECB (Association of Environment Conscious Building).

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Direct download: HPH282.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:23am UTC

Tully Gallagher of Beartooth Passive House, explains what it was like to take a leap of faith in swapping a desk job with building a 'forever home' for his family.

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Direct download: HPH281.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Chief Executive of the Passivhaus Trust, Jon Bootland, explains the processes and benefits of building your house to the Passivhaus Standard.

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Direct download: HPH280.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Lee Fordham from Architype simplifies some of the terminology you might come across if you're thinking about doing a sustainable self build.

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Direct download: HPH279.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Having worked on his own hands-on group self build project, and site managed others, Geoff Stow shares his experience on where to start when it comes to self build.

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Direct download: HPH278.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Professor Fionn Stevenson explains why building performance monitoring and post-occupancy evaluation should be mandatory on new homes.

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Direct download: HPH277.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Tracey and Roman Iwanczuk explain how they managed to build a Passivhaus on a sloping site in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Direct download: HPH276.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

With 14 projects under his belt, author and serial self builder David Snell explains how you can stop costs from running away from you.

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Direct download: HPH275.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Award-winning Cork House was the world's first to use a solid cork construction system. Matthew Barnett Howland explains the concept and how he managed to build it himself.

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Direct download: HPH274.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Architect Paloma Gormley of Practice Architecture explains how versatile hemp can be as a building material, and how plastic use can be reduced on site.

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Direct download: HPH273.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Skipper and oceans advocate Emily Penn explains the damage that plastic pollution is having on our oceans, and how we can find solutions.

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Direct download: HPH272.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:18am UTC

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