We’re delighted to invite you to Build It Live Bicester on 10 & 11 June in Oxfordshire. If you’re planning a self build, extension or renovation project, then a trip to Build It Live to visit MBC Timberframe will be an essential part of your preparation! Come and see us at the show, meet our…Details
MBC Timber Frame are exhibiting at the Homebuilding and Renovating Show at the NEC Birmingham on 23-26 March 2017.
We are on Stand D121 and will be pleased to see you there.
Whether just browsing or to find a specific product – a new online database provides a detailed overview of components for Passive House construction. All of the products, which have been independently tested and certified with reference to their energy-relevant qualities, are listed together with relevant technical information; triple-glazed windows and ventilation systems with heat…Details
Power usage – Kettles As with all appliances, different models and brands of kettle are all made differently and therefore have different rates of energy consumption. The average kettle is between 2 and 3 kilowatts (kw). The electricity that you use in your home is measures in kilowatt hours (kWh) which is the number of…Details
Fridges and freezers are on all the time and can use a lot of energy. If you are buying a new one make sure you get an energy-efficient model. If you have an old (over 10 years) fridge or freezer, it could be cost effective to replace it, as energy efficiency has improved 25% since…Details
Although controlling your heating intelligently is a clever way to cut costs it only works by lowering temperatures in your home (at strategic times). Improving your home’s insulation is different, it results in you getting more comfort for every pound you spend on energy. And better comfort is truly valuable. In this graph I estimated…Details
UK Passivhaus Awards 2016, Book your ticket now 25 years later – Passivhaus still performs The International Passivhaus Conference has been held annually by the Passivhaus Institute (PHI) in different cities since 1996. Earlier this month, the event took place in Darmstadt, which could be considered the birth place of Passivhaus as it is home…Details
A “simple” house which runs on the equivalent of a 40W light bulb at a cost of £15 a year has won a national energy award. The £240,000 four-bedroom Passivhaus in West Kirby, Wirral, was built of insulated masonry and concrete. It features triple-glazing, LED lighting and an air-source heat pump. Owner Colin Usher said…Details