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If you want to build a house, where would you start?

If you want to build a house, where would you start?

Location:

United States

Description:

If you want to build a house, where would you start?

Language:

English


Episodes

HPH283 : Modelling the embodied carbon of your build – with Tim Martel

3/25/2020
Tim Martel explains how to model the embodied carbon of your build using PHribbon, a tool that plugs in to PHPP (Passive House Planning Package). Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:28:41

HPH282 : How to share knowledge, test and debunk! – with Nick Grant

3/18/2020
Nick Grant shares his thoughts on the lessons learned from 30 years of the AECB (Association of Environment Conscious Building). Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:32:02

HPH281 : What's it like to be an owner builder? – with Tully Gallagher

3/11/2020
Tully Gallagher of Beartooth Passive House, explains what it was like to take a leap of faith in swapping a desk job with building a 'forever home' for his family. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:35:45

HPH280 : A beginner's guide to the Passivhaus Standard – with Jon Bootland

3/4/2020
Chief Executive of the Passivhaus Trust, Jon Bootland, explains the processes and benefits of building your house to the Passivhaus Standard. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:40:30

HPH279 : A beginner's guide to building terminology – with Lee Fordham from Architype

2/26/2020
Lee Fordham from Architype simplifies some of the terminology you might come across if you're thinking about doing a sustainable self build. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:33:22

HPH278 : A beginner's guide to self build – with Geoff Stow

2/19/2020
Having worked on his own hands-on group self build project, and site managed others, Geoff Stow shares his experience on where to start when it comes to self build. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:36:35

HPH277 : The importance of building performance evaluation – with Professor Fionn Stevenson

2/12/2020
Professor Fionn Stevenson explains why building performance monitoring and post-occupancy evaluation should be mandatory on new homes. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:37:04

HPH276 : A case study of Hope View Passivhaus – with Tracey and Roman Iwanczuk

2/5/2020
Tracey and Roman Iwanczuk explain how they managed to build a Passivhaus on a sloping site in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:41:29

HPH275 : How to reduce the cost per square metre on a self build – with David Snell

1/29/2020
With 14 projects under his belt, author and serial self builder David Snell explains how you can stop costs from running away from you. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:30:05

HPH274 : An innovative cork house, designed for disassembly – with Matthew Barnett Howland

1/22/2020
Award-winning Cork House was the world's first to use a solid cork construction system. Matthew Barnett Howland explains the concept and how he managed to build it himself. Check out the show notes for more information:

Duration:00:34:53

HPH273 : A hemp house that also minimises plastic use – with Paloma Gormley

1/15/2020
Architect Paloma Gormley of Practice Architecture explains how versatile hemp can be as a building material, and how plastic use can be reduced on site. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:30:34

HPH272 : What is the problem with plastic? – with Emily Penn

1/8/2020
Skipper and oceans advocate Emily Penn explains the damage that plastic pollution is having on our oceans, and how we can find solutions. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:29:53

HPH271 : Common questions about the Passivhaus standard – with Ben Adam-Smith

11/28/2019
Ben Adam-Smith shares some of the questions that got asked about the Passivhaus standard during a question and answer session at the National Self Build & Renovation Centre. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:24:41

HPH270 : What is the WELL Building Standard? – with Olga Turner Baker from Ekkist

11/7/2019
Olga Turner Baker describes the WELL Building Standard and explains how the principles can be applied to improve health and well-being on individual projects. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:30:02

HPH269 : What is snagging? – with Chris Parsons

10/30/2019
Chris Parsons returns to Ben Adam-Smith's self build home after a year to look for defects. He explains what snagging is, how the list is compiled and how the rectification process works. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:28:03

HPH268 : The state of self build in the UK – with Jason Orme

10/23/2019
Self-builder and renovator Jason Orme reflects on the main challenges you face if you want to tackle a house build in the UK. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:43:26

HPH267 : Self build tips, eco design and the climate emergency – with Kevin McCloud from Grand Designs

10/16/2019
Kevin McCloud from Grand Designs shares practical advice on how to approach an ecological build, and comments on how architecture needs to change to address the climate emergency. Check out the show notes for more information:

Duration:00:35:04

HPH266 : How to invest sweat equity into a project while maintaining quality – with Ajay Boardman and Nigel Bowley

10/10/2019
Client Ajay Boardman and her builder/carpenter Nigel Bowley share their experience of working together on her self build project. In addition to project managing Ajay is labouring for Nigel. We look at why this relationship has worked well and consider how much money she is saving. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:27:03

HPH265 : Preserving the beauty of a building while renovating to EnerPHit standard – with Jonathan Kearns

10/6/2019
Jonathan Kearns of Kearns Mancini Architects, describes how he tackled a high performance retrofit of a century-old building. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:30:58

HPH264 : Your forever home lifestyle - with Mark Siddall from LEAP

9/25/2019
Mark Siddall from LEAP explains his framework the 'Forever Home Lifestyle' and how he uses it with his clients. Check out the show notes for more information.

Duration:00:45:33