A necessary risk? Or avoidable with careful design?
Building with Earth
Including rammed earth, cob, and adobe.
Is rising damp a common problem? Do you need a new damp proof course?
A look at the options for eco-windows, from secondary glazing to replacement windows.
Advice on underfloor heating, and how to install it with solid or timber floors.
The WISE Project
If you're interested in eco-building methods, then take a look at the progress of CAT's latest project: The Wales Institute for Sustainable Education (WISE). Click here to follow the construction of this innovative new educational institution and environmentally friendly conference venue.
You should be able to get some inspiration and ideas from the photo galleries that show the construction of our straw bale theatre and our 'AtEIC' information centre (including rammed earth columns, limecrete, sheeps wool insulation, and more).