Touchwood Homes is a family run company specialising in the design, supply and erection of pre-cut timber frame ecohomes, designed to be airtight and superbly insulated.
scope: Design, supply and erection of pre-cut timber frame. And supply / installation of Passivhaus windows
measures: Passivhaus windows supplied and installed.300mm of Warmcel insulation in walls, more in roof
scope: Complete design and build
aims: 2 self contained low energy apartments with Heat Recovery Ventilation in each, and a shared pellet boiler / solar panel combined with large thermal store
measures: Shared pellet boiler, large solar array and thermal store.HRV installed by Touchwood Homes in each apartmentPassivhaus windows and doors supplied and installed by Touchwood Homes.
monitoring: Apartments are rented out – with hot water and heating included in the rent – so little heating is used.