Natural Specification

Foundations

Isolated concrete / limecrete pads to minimum depth agreed with Building Control



Superstructure

UK grown durable or semi-durable timber from renewable resources eg. Douglas Fir, Larch or Green Oak, with no toxic timber treatment



Insulation

Natural fibre, hygroscopic, low energy products eg. recycled cellulose, sheepswool, flax, wood fibre, hemp



Finishes

Non petrochemical, vegetable and mineral sources, natural low-toxicity and low-persistency solvents



Energy in use

Low CO2 woodstoves and / or renewables - wind & sun, plus low-E glazing, airtight detailing, passive solar design, natural shading & ventilation