Got a conversion to do? Building project? Got questions? Need Answers? Offering a product or service? Visit our forum...

My Barn Conversion

Login

canadian pharmacy
About | Shop | Privacy | Forum | Gallery | Contact Us

Passive Solar Design

Category: Conversion Design Advice September 17th, 2010 by mbc

The opportunities for truly engaging with and implementing Passive Solar Design may be minimal on a conversion project – the orientation of the building is set and there may be limited opportunities for large glazed openings that can provide optimal solar gain.

But do what you can to maximise (openings) and manage (through materials, colours, blinds and shutters) your solar gain – it makes sense!

Snippets on MBC

Rather than my usual wordy ramblings I thought I’d challenge myself to come up with some short gems of (throw-away) advice on how I think you should go about a conversion… Snippets …this is one!

If you enjoyed that post, then read these…

Step 9 = walls
…for a conversion your hands are usually tied but you’ll need to consider insulation, finishes and any remedial work. First things first, will the walls remain or do they need to…

tag: ‘advice

How much does a barn conversion cost? Part 2
Here I’ll consider architects, architectural technicians and touch on the other potentially pricey professionals such as structural engineers, that we’ll need to employ to bridge the link between the unconverted…

tag: ‘advice

VAT and Conversions
I was tweeting the other day about VAT on conversions.

tag: ‘advice

Posted in Conversion Design Advice | No Comments » « Leave Yours
Tags: , ,

Leave a Comment

Please note: Comment moderation is enabled and may delay your comment. There is no need to resubmit your comment.