Passive house self build

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Solar P.V. installation

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By |2019-03-04T18:15:42+01:00June 20th, 2016|Self build timeline|1 Comment

Roofing

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By |2019-03-04T18:15:42+01:00June 16th, 2016|Self build timeline|0 Comments

Timber frame wall panels

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By |2019-03-04T18:15:42+01:00June 3rd, 2016|Self build timeline|0 Comments

Timber frame arrives on site

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By |2019-03-04T18:15:42+01:00June 2nd, 2016|Self build timeline|3 Comments

Pouring the insulated raft

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By |2019-03-04T18:15:42+01:00May 25th, 2016|Self build timeline|1 Comment

Passive slab foundation

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By |2019-03-04T18:15:43+01:00May 24th, 2016|Self build timeline|0 Comments

Oversite and drainage

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By |2019-03-04T18:15:43+01:00April 28th, 2016|Self build timeline|0 Comments

Demolition – the point of no return

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By |2019-03-04T18:15:43+01:00April 10th, 2016|Self build timeline|0 Comments

Moving utility connections

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By |2019-03-04T18:15:43+01:00February 29th, 2016|Self build timeline|0 Comments

Ground bearing test and soil analysis

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By |2019-03-04T18:15:43+01:00January 20th, 2016|Self build timeline|0 Comments