• Passivhaus Hub Expands Audience To Include Self Builders

    Andrew Pocock, Ecomerchant’s technical manager explaining passive detailing and sustainable materials to visitors at the recent Self Build exhibition.The Passivhaus Hub was created in 2011 to encourage professionals in the construction sector and client groups to learn more about passive design using sustainable materials, with Ecomerchant being a founder member sponsoring events over the last year. The Passivhaus Hub offered to construct a new display section of a building at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC) in Swindon to broaden the activities of the organisation, to include self builders and to support the Centre’s desire to upgrade and replace displays in their educational tour.
  • Ecomerchant and friends submit entry to BRE Passivhaus competition.

    Ecomerchant have teamed up with local designers and suppliers to formulate their designs for the “SuberHaus”. The competition is organised by the BRE who aim “to demonstrate that the Passivhaus standard can provide an affordable method of delivering ultra‐low energy social and market housing; whilst also addressing occupant wellbeing, fuel poverty, energy security and wider social and environmental issues.” © Building Research Establishment Ltd. 2011
  • The Big Green Home Show 2011

    The Big Green Home Show is the UK’s only show dedicated to people who want to make their homes more eco-friendly and sustainable. From heat pumps to sheep's wool insulation, we’ve got it all.
  • Thermafleece EcoRoll Natural Insulation

    Introducing Thermafleece EcoRoll - A Naturally Affordable Insulating Solution
  • Let the sunshine in with Sun Tubes

    Light tubes - also known as light pipes are a way of directing natural light into a building, they are installed into a wall or a ceiling to transport the light from outside the property into the desired area. The tubes can be straight or slightly bent and can also be lined with reflective materials to pass the light through the tube. They are becoming an increasingly popular feature being installed into new design and architecture projects as they have a number of benefits.
  • Celebrity Sun Pipes - Natural light for the Big Brother house!

    Our sun pipe supplier - Monodraught has installed seventeen 450mm diameter Diamond Dome sun pipes to the performance area within the Garden complex of Channel 5’s Big Brother House in Elstree. The company were were approached by Endemol who are the UK’s largest production company to provide natural daylight to the Garden room space.
  • Special Discounts Continued! at Ecomerchant

    Ecomerchant offers a range of three Special discounts for the discerning eco self builder and builder alike.
  • UK needs to cut emissions by 60% by 2030

    Targets have been set today for the UK to cut emissions by 60% compared with the levels of 1990 within the next 20 years.
  • Natureplus expands into the UK

    Natureplus is developing rapidly throughout Europe and Natureplus certified products can be found in all European countries. Now natureplus are delighted to announce that an agreement has been reached to significantly expand the promotion of natureplus within the UK.
  • Natureplus launched at the Big Green Home Exhibition

    Natureplus was represented for the first time in the UK at the Big Green Homes. The show is the UK’s only event dedicated to helping people create an eco-friendly home, hosted by the self build and renovations specialists, BuildStore, at its National Self Build & Renovation Centre in Swindon.Self Building a genuine eco home, that meets planning and building control standards, is comfortable as well as efficient and economical to run, requires careful planning and a ‘whole-house’ approach; it’s more than putting a giant compost heap in the garden, or fixing a few solar panels to your roof. With expert advice, seminars, and hundreds of exhibitors, the third annual Big Green Home Show, provided the information and advice needed about the products and services available to help separate the facts from the ‘green-wash’.

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