Thu, 28 August 2014
Dusty Gedge, founder of Livingroofs.org, explains the benefits of installing a green roof, how it can be simple and why lots of people get swayed by commercial systems.
Thu, 21 August 2014
HPH067 : How a Home Energy Assessment Can Inform Retrofit Measures - with Graham Hunter from Parity Projects
Graham Hunter from Parity Projects explains how data collected from one of their energy assessments is then turned into a report of options for the homeowner. This follows on from episode 60 which trailed Graham as he conducted an assessment.
Wed, 13 August 2014
HPH066 : The Main Reasons Why Airtightness Can Be Compromised - with Stephen Gurney from Ecological Building Systems
Stephen Gurney from Ecological Building Systems explains the main causes of poor airtightness test results.
Thu, 7 August 2014
HPH065 : How Simple Design Decisions Can Impact on Energy Performance - with Alan Budden from Eco Design Consultants
Alan Budden from Eco Design Consultants explains how simple design decisions can drastically alter the energy performance of a house and why this means your designer needs to be using a tool like the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) to better inform these decisions.