Business Description

Polaris Passivhaus Consult + Construct are a turnkey specialist consultancy and contracting arm (of Polaris Passivhaus Developments) that have full capability of delivering all types of Passivhaus, EnerPHit or Low Energy Building project. We provide our services to all aspects of the construction market from individual dwellings all the way up to complex mixed-use schemes.

Services include however, not limited to:
  • Initial concept design ideas utilising SketchUp Pro (a powerful 3D modelling software)
  • Initial ‘Design Review’ services to ascertain how adjustments and improvements could be made to any existing designs or planning approved schemes to achieve the Passivhaus or EnerPHit standards
  • Passivhaus, EnerPHit or Low Energy Building full design consultancy services (providing energy modelling through the Passivhaus Planning Package – PHPP)
  • Full Retrofit Assessments (in line with the principles of PAS2035 using the PHPP)
  • Engagement with Local Authorities to ascertain the likelihood of planning consents etc.
  • Project management
  • Cost planning & management
  • Sustainable development advice
  • Contract administration
  • Programme management
  • Client Development / Project Support
  • Passivhaus, EnerPHit or Low Energy Building full design & build services
  • ‘Deep Energy’ retrofits and refurbishment (co-ordination of works)
  • Airtightness testing & reporting
  • Thermographic surveys & reporting
  • Drone surveys and aerial imaging
  • Installation of energy-efficient heating systems
  • Installation of water saving systems
Downside Re-Development

Live Project

This project was the ‘Launching Project’ for Polaris Passivhaus Developments. Located in a town called Chipstead in the Surrey hills. Downside is a compact 3-bedroom home, across circa 80m2, nestled into a 1/4 of an acre site surrounded by a beautiful forestry landscape. Key features include a full living green wall, smart home management system, a full mechanical, vent, heat recovery system, air source heat pump, prime internal finishes, extensive soft landscaping (with over 200m2 of forest reinstatement) and Passivhaus Standard certification.

Services provided:

Passivhaus full design & build services


Liam Brennan
Founder & Managing Director