You do not have to have an odd looking house in order to incorporate green ideas as many of the features can be incorporated into a conventional home. It is up to you to decide just how far you are going to go in this respect and just how many of the many available options you are going to incorporate. What you must make sure of is that what you propose can be accommodated within your budget and that any expenditure has a reasonable pay back time in the form of reduced overheads.
Both timber frame and masonry construction can be designed to give extremely high levels of thermal insulation. But it will not happen unless you specify it and make it clear to your architect or designer that this is what you want to achieve. It is not just about packing insulation into walls and ceilings.
To get the best results you need to integrate all of the design features of your new home, from the roof, windows, floors as well as the heating, lighting and ventilation. You also need to look at the location and the orientation of the house to make sure that you are taking full advantage of the available sunlight and shelter. Benfield ATT have found the two types of 'alternative' insulation becoming extremely popular with our customers are; Sheeps wool and recycled newspaper products, both of which are very effective insulating materials.Contact us TODAY! to learn more about Insulation Click here to submit an enquiry online, or Call +44 01291 437050