House Planning Help Podcast

Architect, educator and builder, Tom Woolley, takes us through some of the natural construction materials we should be using to build healthier homes.

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Direct download: HPH319.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:11am UTC

Jake Fitness of Self Build Zone explains what a structural warranty is, and why you might need one on your self build or renovation project.
Direct download: HPH318.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:38am UTC

Kit Knowles from Ecospheric explains why he is driven to keep pushing further in pursuit of sustainability in building projects.

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Direct download: HPH317.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:06pm UTC

Lloyd Alter explains how we can take personal actions to address our own carbon footprints, and why it's more important to do so than ever.

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Direct download: HPH316.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:10pm UTC

Mike Jacob explains how Kiss House is using timber component based production to deliver homes to the Passivhaus standard.

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Direct download: HPH315.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:37pm UTC

Mike Coe gives a final update on his now complete Portree Passivhaus, that has seen budgets stretched, contractors disappear for a year, and a Covid lockdown!

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Direct download: HPH314.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:57pm UTC

Gwilym Still, of Max Fordham engineers, explains how good planning and simplicity can improve a home's performance.

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Direct download: HPH313.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am UTC

Jeffrey Hart, natural builder and host of the Building Sustainability Podcast, explains what he's learnt designing and crafting his own tiny house.
Direct download: HPH312.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:43pm UTC

Richard Hawkes from Hawkes Architecture reviews the Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) of the RIBA House of the Year longlist and asks why we are showcasing poorly performing architecture.

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Direct download: HPH311.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am UTC

Juraj Mikurcik, Nick Grant and Mike Whitfield reflect on the award-winning Old Holloway project, which is built with EcoCocon straw panels and is a certified Passivhaus.

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Direct download: HPH310.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:15pm UTC

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