Industry Insights – Construction Advice

Your Guide to Green Roofs: Green Roofs FAQ

Your Guide to Green Roofs: Green Roofs FAQ

Green Roofs What is a Green Roof?   A green roof is a roof that replaces typical roof tiles with plants. The green roof has been around for centuries and is also known as an ‘eco roof’, ‘living roof’ or ‘sedum roof’.     What are the benefits of a Green Roof?   Green...

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Thermohouse have Arrived at Grand Designs Live

Thermohouse have Arrived at Grand Designs Live

Thermohouse Have Arrived at London’s Excel Arena for Grand Designs Live 2019!     Our team are busy setting up our stand and ICF block display and getting everything ready ahead of day one tomorrow.     We will be exhibiting our low energy building system, including...

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Plumbing and Electrical Installation in an ICF house

Plumbing and Electrical Installation in an ICF house

How are Electrical and Plumbing Systems Installed in an ICF House?     Typically, electrical and plumbing installations are both installed after concrete has been poured in to the Insulated Concrete Formwork (ICF) walls .*   Electrical Installations   There are two...

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Heat Recovery Ventilation (MVHR)

Heat Recovery Ventilation (MVHR)

Heat Recovery Ventilation   Heat recovery ventilation is a heating system that uses what you already have rather than getting heat from an external source. Using what is already in the building increases efficiency and cuts down your energy bills.     How does it...

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Steps Involved in Getting Planning Permission

Steps Involved in Getting Planning Permission

Planning Permission   Getting planning permission for a building project can seem like an enormous task, especially for first-time builders. Here, we breakdown the planning process to make it as easy as possible.   The planning application   In order to submit your...

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Self Build Advice

Self Build Advice

Self Building Deciding to self-build can be an overwhelming process. Once you have gotten planning permission on a site, it can be difficult to know how to proceed. Mortgage Advice   At times, lenders can be reluctant to give mortgages to self-builders. This is due to...

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