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Environmental Benefits / Build Quality

A Healthy Place to Live

Environmental Benefits / Build Quality

A Healthy Place to Live

Pelham Gates and Scandia-Hus are passionate about building eco-friendly homes for today, tomorrow and for future generations. An energy efficient design is essential in any new property, Timber framed homes are fast becoming established as the method of construction that positively answers many current environmental issues and concerns, which enables the buildings to reduce the environmental footprint and achieve lower running costs.

Sustainable timber frames

Scandia-Hus have been using a well proven Swedish timber framing system for over 45 years. The specification is regularly reviewed in light of technical and regulatory advances thereby providing a modern method of construction with a high sustainability rating.
The timber frames are meticulously manufactured in the UK to exacting standards under strict factory-controlled conditions, which ensures a consistent high-quality. More of the construction work is undertaken in the factory leaving less to be done on site. Not only does this make the build process quicker but also ensures a greater degree of accuracy.
For the construction of all our frames, slow grown Scandinavian. PEFC sourced, sustainable timber is used, harvested under a forestry management policy of long-term renewal.

Outstanding insulation and airtightness

Our homes are at the forefront of energy efficient design. By incorporating high levels of insulation and adopting air-tight principles, Scandia-Hus achieves exceptional insulation values. High levels of insulation and airtightness are number one on the sustainability priority list and as the financial and environmental costs of energy continues to rise, we are confident that our methods are compatible with a cleaner and greener future.

Advantages of timber framed buildings

For centuries timber has been the most widely used component in the construction of all types of buildings, and today timber frame construction techniques are used in more than 70% of the world’s housing.
Modern timber frame construction simply replaces part of the external brick and block cavity wall with a fully insulated inner frame panel, providing a ‘greener’ building with a substantially improved airtight structure and thermal qualities which reduce heating bills and running costs. This method of construction means that you can have a watertight building in a shorter space of time compared to other building methods.

For more information or to arrange a site visit
please call 01424 773344 or contact us

Sales suite is open 7 days a week

For more information or to arrange a site visit please call 01424 773344 or contact us

Sales suite is open 7 days a week