Steel Farm and the International Passivhaus Open Days

Steel Farm Passivhaus opened its door to the public for the International Passivhaus Open Days. With almost 85 visitors over the three days the event was a huge success. Winner of the UK small projects category at the UK Passivhaus Awards, the feedback has been amazing:

“The one thing that struck me the most was the excellent light levels together with the views from windows.”

“It clearly does what it was intended to do: the right sized rooms in the right places to suit the owners’ particular lifestyle.”

“I would be very happy to know that it would always be comfy and cosy – that is all most people want to be warm and comfortable.”

“The internal climate felt balanced, most houses either feel too hot or draughty. Calm and peaceful would also be words to describe the house.”

If you missed attending the open days then you might like to know that earlier this year architect Mark Siddall prepared a three part documentary series.

It reveals proven strategies you can use to avoid mistakes when planning to design and build a sustainable low energy home or a Passivhaus.

Using award winning Steel Farm as a case study it identifies what the most successful self builds do differently to create excellent levels of satisfaction and performance.

You can start watching the free online documentary by clicking here or you can visit the architect’s website here