Eco buildings and homes

Sustainable buildings are designed and constructed to high environmental standards. Eco buildings and homes minimise energy use, reduce water consumption, employ materials which have a low environmental impact, reduce wastage, conserve and where possible enhance the natural environment whilst safeguarding human health and wellbeing.

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Victory Colours

Victory Colours is a family-owned business in the North West, specialising in the manufacture of eco-friendly, totally vegan paints. Their deeply pigmented paints are formulated to offer outstanding results without the addition harmful chemicals, heavy metals or Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). These paints are perfect for families, decorators, interior designers and individuals who want a beautiful home without any nasties. Their emulsion paints meet Indoor Air Comfort Gold (IACG) standards for low VOC content and emissions, ideal for BREEAM, LEED, and WELL projects. They offer environmentally conscious options without compromising quality or style. Making small changes in daily habits can protect our planet, and their vegan paint is one such change. Explore their range today for sustainable painting solutions!

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Tel: 01258 841310

The Green Plaque

The Green PlaQue An environmental and sustainability assessment for your home and the way you live in it. The year ahead will see many new initiatives brought in, to tackle the issues of climate change and environmental depletion. The Green PlaQue Assessment and associated community is designed to help you achieve your own set of goals to help reduce your environmental footprint, and to save you money along the way. It is a subscription scheme which leads to the awarding of your own Green Plaque, but sets you on a journey to make significant changes; step by step. Just click the link to find out more: 

Brandler London

Brandler London is a boutique joinery company specialising in the use of barn wood. They are passionate about creating beautiful, highly textured centrepieces and captivating living spaces. Considerable attention is paid to sustainable design with all of the furniture and joinery fabricated in their workshops. They strive to fulfil their clients’ desire for high specification cabinetry and furniture that offer a connection to nature, and a quality of material that cannot be found elsewhere. Their products and philosophy are directed at minimising the impact on our environment, and bringing a completely unique aesthetic and feeling into the home.

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New from Old designs, handcrafts and installs bespoke solid wood kitchens and furniture for the home using either reclaimed pine or new accredited sustainable hardwoods, including the beautifully grained Oak, Ash, Elm, Sycamore, Beech. The grain of the wood is carefully chosen and used as an integral part of each design. Sole Proprietor Rick Forward is a furniture craftsman, and uses time-tested methods of craftsmanship to create traditionally made kitchens and furniture in contemporary and traditional styles. His philosophy is to create beautiful and functional interiors with minimal environmental impact.

Cold Proof

ColdProof Whole house energy efficiency analysis & retrofit for old houses. Specialist in accurate & detailed baseline energy analysis of existing housing, using Passive House methodology and thermal bridge modelling. The resulting action plan of improvements enables clients to reach specific space heating demand or carbon emissions reduction targets. The action plan includes a likely list of materials needed, sequence of work & economic analysis. This is all arrived at through several trial runs in which scenarios for improvements are honed according to the available budget – all done in consultation with the homeowner.

COAT Carbon Neutral Paint Company

COAT is the Carbon Neutral Paint Company, changing the paint game for good. With a curated colour range, premium 100% water-based and low-VOC paints, and high-grade recycled supplies – they’re levelling-up the paint industry. Try colours easily at home with clever Peel & Stick swatches that are 95% less wasteful than paint tester pots. Luxury paint never felt this good.

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”— Margaret Mead

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 by Mrs Cane, Cambridge

New from Old. Many thanks for the units - they are beautiful to look at and to use. You had clearly listened very carefully to what we wanted and thought about the space, the room as a whole and how we wanted to use the units.