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About this blog

Hopefully a worthwhile blog to document the build process and leave plenty of information for those who come after me and learn from whatever I do wrong. 

 

It's a SIPS build with an Insulated foundation system, MVHR, UFH, ASHP. Aiming for high levels of airtightness and all the good things that go with it, however not passive standard.

 

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Part 1 - A tale of stone and mud

Part 1 - A tale of stone and mud

Well we are on the way now and no going back.    The groundworks guy started last week, he is putting in the road and hardstanding and will do the insulated foundation under my guidance and I will assist. It's a good relationship and he comes when its not raining and is well experienced in groundworks. He is actually building his own home just now too (we are similar ages).  The night before he came on site...I was hurriedly arranging site insurance (horrific cost of over £2k - but it

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Part 0 - The start of the middle or the end of the beginning?

Part 0 - The start of the middle or the end of the beginning?

I've finally got around to starting this blog. I'm hoping that it'll be easily updated and I'll provide lots of good pictures and info...we'll see how that goes.    I'm at the point now where we have just taken our first big delivery, which is our insulated foundation system from Kore, this morning. So albeit, this process of building a house has been ongoing for some time, it has just become real that we are at the beginning of the build phase, which is very exciting.     So

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