Stunning South Downs Self Build surpasses Sustainable Homes Code

Energy Efficient home The Pump House on the South Downs

According to the National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA), when asked, two of the most common reasons that self builders want to create their own home are to create …

19th January 2024

A Window into the Schools of the Future


Case Study: Sciennes School Annexe, Edinburgh Our mission is to create buildings that thrive and are comfortable and healthy places to be. A comfortable, healthy living space can have many …

19th December 2023

Passivhaus barn conversion


An agricultural farm building converted into a Passivhaus certified home through ‘box within a box’ timber frame construction inside the existing building.

20th April 2022

Passivhaus selfbuild, Herefordshire

PROGRESSION windows and ULTRA Lift & Slide door at Passivhaus selfbuild Herefordshire

A Passivhaus corrugated metal-clad 3 bed ‘upside-down’ house has been designed by Architect-clients and features PROGRESSION windows, ULTRA doors and an MVHR system from Green Building Store.

1st March 2022

Reform Cottage EnerPHit, Herefordshire

Reform Cottage EnerPHit with ULTRA triple glazed windows and doors

Retrofit Consultant Gervase Mangwana has undertaken a retrofit to the EnerPHit (Passivhaus retrofit) standard on his own home in Herefordshire.

5th October 2021

Low energy selfbuild, Suffolk

Green Building Store alu-clad ULTRA triple glazed windows and doors Newbuild Suffolk

Green Building Store’s ULTRA triple glazed timber alu-clad windows and doors were chosen for a low energy selfbuild project in Suffolk.

2nd September 2021

ECOgon building, Ipswich

Dodecogon at Brickmarkers' Wood

Green Building Store supplied its ULTRA triple glazed timber windows and doors for a beautiful and unique timber frame newbuild 12-sided building, designed for the Eden-Rose Coppice Trust charity, set within Brickmakers Wood in central Ipswich.

21st May 2021

Treetops Passivhaus, Forest of Dean

ULTRA triple glazed timber windows and doors at Tree Tops Passivhaus selfbuild project

Newbuild Passivhaus timber frame home, designed and built by Passiframe to a tight budget. Green Building Store supplied the ULTRA triple glazed windows and doors for the project.

6th May 2021

‘Woodlands’ oak frame Passivhaus B&B, Malvern

ULTRA triple glazed windows and Lift and Slide doors at Woodlands Passivhaus B&B. Photo: Mark Bolton Photography

Passivhaus certified oak frame newbuild home, designed by oak frame specialists Oakwrights, in rural Worcestershire. As a B&B, the house will offer visitors a unique chance to experience living in a Passivhaus first hand.

1st April 2021

Energy efficient newbuild project in Cheshire


A contemporary newbuild project, aiming for high levels of energy efficiency and low embodied carbon. Green Building Store supplied ULTRA triple glazed timber windows and doors and Lacuna fold-aside doors for the project.

27th November 2020

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