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Speculative Ecohouse

Residential / Small
Speculative Ecohouse

Contract Value: Estimate £120k + site

Designed: 2002


The affordable Passive Solar Ecohouse has been designed in collaboration with Oxford Brookes University to provide an alternative solution to a traditional new build 3 bedroom house in the UK. The design maximizes energy efficiency by providing a high insulated external envelope and high-performance windows whilst utilising the sun’s energy to heat the house throughout the year. The thermal analysis demonstrates that only a small amount of top-up energy would be required to heat the house during the winter. BRE Ecohomes rating ‘Excellent’. SAP Rating exceeds 120 (current highest rating).

Note: The prototype ecohouse can be utilized in a detached or combined (as shown in the image) in a terraced arrangement.