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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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Electricity – the new ‘low carbon’?

The new SAP 10 (the UK’s energy assessment method for dwellings) will come into force in 2019. With…

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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…

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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 as the Danish call it. Whoever has the kit, lights up their wood burner for some nice, clean, carbon neutral comfort – no oil or gas damaging the environment and climate. The stove of course is DEFRA…

Electricity – the new ‘low carbon’?

The new SAP 10 (the UK’s energy assessment method for dwellings) will come into force in 2019. With it we will likely see a rise in electric heating and hot water in new built and refurb due to the reduction of the carbon factor for electricity by more than half – as a result it…

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…

What happens when architecture is left to an AI

As the newsmakers go off on holiday and the silly season gets underway, I thought I share this interesting experimental study by Joel Simon  where he developed a method to  optimise  architectural floorplans from a human centred perspective or in this case an ant perspective. Based on an existing school layout which is probably as…

‘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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