Donal Brown

  • Dhaka 81

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Sustainable Design Collective provide award winning timber frame Kit Homes for Passivhaus and Low Carbon projects, alongside Sustainability Consultant and Sustainable Architects Services. Our extensive experience means we can provide a full package of architectural designs, energy and sustainability cons ultancy, and timber frame Design and Build solutions for Self build, Commercial or turn-key Social Housing.Bill Brown RIBA our Technical and Managing Director has been working in commercial, architecture, interior design and local authority housing for over 40 years. Bills specialism in planning permission and housing has been informed by his work in local government as a Director of Housing and Construction. Donal Brown BSc, MSc our Sustainability Director is an expert in sustainable building design, renewable energy and energy efficiency. Our team can offer services for, renewable energy options, Passivhaus certified consultancy, as well as BREEAM and Code for Sustainable homes advice. Our energy assessors can provide EPCs, SAP and PHPP modelling. We can advise on return on investment energy systems in Feasibility Studies and provide for planning permission Energy and Sustainability Statements and PHPP modelling for Passivhaus.Each home is designed using the latest CAD timber frame software, and is fully engineered under factory conditions. The timber frame kits are flat packed onto low loader trailers, and are erected by crane in a few short days. Our specialists provide an ultra-energy efficient Scandinavian style 'passive slab' using the latest techniques for low energy foundations. Modern kit home methods reduce build times, and therefore save money. Our system uses natural materials, and the build system has extremely low u-values. We provide airtightness services at first fix to achieve a Passivhaus air test as a minimum.

http://www.sustainabledesigncollective.co.uk/