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We are looking for experienced architects, to help deliver a wide range of commercial scale Passivhaus projects in our Taunton or Exeter office. At SE3D we work collaboratively to help create sustainable, healthy, low energy and resource efficient environments for our clients. We exclusively specialise in high performance, healthy building design to Passivhaus standard. Our…

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En route to zero carbon or still pondering? RiBA launches new Passivhaus webinar series

Tomas Gaertner of SE3D will be sharing his Passivhaus experience in a new webinar series organised by the RiBA. Passivhaus has become the go-to low energy standard and professional magazines and even politicians heavily promote the standard to tackle the climate crisis and fuel poverty. However, the actual uptake has been slow, and still, 10…

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Passivhaus – pioneering experiment or a market-ready solution to climate change and fuel poverty?

If you are interested in delivering cost efficient Passivhaus and keen to learn more, SE3D’s Tomas Gaertner will be holding a one-day seminar on 17th July with the RiBA in Birmingham. Passivhaus has become the go-to low energy standard if you believe the professional magazines and press and even Labour’s Manifesto calls for Passivhaus to…

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Vegan Design

There has been a steady rise in vegan offers and demand is still on the up not least due to the impact from food production on climate change – but what about the building sector? Vegan building design?   Deborah DiMare of vegandesign.org invited me to take part in one of her webinars to talk…

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Want to make a difference? Make a change!

We are looking for experienced architects, to help deliver a wide range of commercial scale Passivhaus projects in our Taunton or Exeter office. At SE3D we work collaboratively to help create sustainable, healthy, low energy and resource efficient environments for our clients. We exclusively specialise in high performance, healthy building design to Passivhaus standard. Our…

ishan-seefromthesky

En route to zero carbon or still pondering? RiBA launches new Passivhaus webinar series

Tomas Gaertner of SE3D will be sharing his Passivhaus experience in a new webinar series organised by the RiBA. Passivhaus has become the go-to low energy standard and professional magazines and even politicians heavily promote the standard to tackle the climate crisis and fuel poverty. However, the actual uptake has been slow, and still, 10…

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Passivhaus – pioneering experiment or a market-ready solution to climate change and fuel poverty?

If you are interested in delivering cost efficient Passivhaus and keen to learn more, SE3D’s Tomas Gaertner will be holding a one-day seminar on 17th July with the RiBA in Birmingham. Passivhaus has become the go-to low energy standard if you believe the professional magazines and press and even Labour’s Manifesto calls for Passivhaus to…

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Want to make a difference? Make a change!

We are looking for experienced architects, to help deliver a wide range of commercial scale Passivhaus projects in our Taunton or Exeter office. At SE3D we work collaboratively to help create sustainable, healthy, low energy and resource efficient environments for our clients. We exclusively specialise in high performance, healthy building design to Passivhaus standard. Our…

En route to zero carbon or still pondering? RiBA launches new Passivhaus webinar series

Tomas Gaertner of SE3D will be sharing his Passivhaus experience in a new webinar series organised by the RiBA. Passivhaus has become the go-to low energy standard and professional magazines and even politicians heavily promote the standard to tackle the climate crisis and fuel poverty. However, the actual uptake has been slow, and still, 10…

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Want to make a difference? Make a change!

We are looking for experienced architects, to help deliver a wide range of commercial scale Passivhaus projects in our Taunton or Exeter office. At SE3D we work collaboratively to help create sustainable, healthy, low energy and resource efficient environments for our clients. We exclusively specialise in high performance, healthy building design to Passivhaus standard. Our…

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Getting Cosy – Clean Green Comfort

It’s the time of year where most of us long for some rest and warmth – or hygge…

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Healthy Building Seminar in Brighton

If you are interested in learning more about how to design healthier, more profitable and uplifting environments and…

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New edition of the 25 Baubiology Guiding Principles now available online

The IBN (Institut for Baubiology and Sustainability) in Rosenheim Germany has updated their 25 guiding principles. The principles were established in 1977 to help designers create healthy, beautiful, ecological and sustainable buildings and socially connected communities. Since then building practice and technologies have moved on rapidly and the guidelines have now been updated to reflect…

Healthy Building Seminar in Brighton

If you are interested in learning more about how to design healthier, more profitable and uplifting environments and at the same time reduce carbon emissions and energy costs, SE3D’s Tomas Gaertner is running a two day course on Building Biology with the Green Register in Brighton on 20th and 27th September. With the construction industry…

Vegan Design

There has been a steady rise in vegan offers and demand is still on the up not least due to the impact from food production on climate change – but what about the building sector? Vegan building design?   Deborah DiMare of vegandesign.org invited me to take part in one of her webinars to talk…

92% of leading UK health professionals say: public is not aware how air pollution is harming children – Are you?

In a recent survey of leading health professionals, carried out by UNICEF and the Royal College of Pediatrics, 9 in 10 said air pollution was harming children in their areas and the public was often not aware of the seriousness. Mike Penrose, the executive director of Unicef, which carried out the work, even called it…

The new 25 Building Biology Principles – what has changed?

Since the 1980 the ’25 Building Biology criteria’ have been used to define a more balanced design approach that recognises both – our impact on the environment and how our build environment impacts on us. During this time they have been constantly updated by the IBN, last time in 2005 to reflect advances in research, but…

‘Healthy Building’ – the next big thing? Find out more at our Building Biology Course in London in November

More than 150 different ‘eco labels’ are currently in use in the UK for marketing of all sorts of products and materials – from household goods to building products and entire buildings. It has become a game of ‘Top Trumps’. The more we tick as designers the more sustainable our buildings, when in fact most…

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