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Barn Conversion

Set in the heart of picturesque Chagford, tucked away behind a maze of courtyards sits this beautiful barn conversion. The client, who we have worked with on the previous project Passivhaus Retrofit, wanted to restore this derelict, traditional barn into a contemporary, low .... Read More

Barn Conversion

Passivhaus New Build in Devon

This Passivhaus new build is situated in the heart of St Leonard’s, one of the most exclusive areas of central Exeter. Surrounded by large period houses, tucked away from the bustling road, this beautiful bungalow is the retirement home that ticks all the boxes: .... Read More

Passivhaus retrofit – making Devon homes sustainable, beautiful and comfortable

In June 2010 Building Devon took on our first Passivhaus retrofit (passive house) project near Dartmoor. By using the simple ‘tea cosy’ effect of super-efficient insulation and excellent airtightness coupled with a ‘comfort ventilation’ system, .... Read More