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Industry, Information, Online resources, Passivhaus information  |  21 April 2020

Information at your finger tips.

Did you know we’ve developed a series of free resources that are available on (and via) our website, for you to download and access online?

There’s a wealth of information to uncover from factsheets to online events and educational tools. If you’re interested in design, construction and architecture in the sustainable built environment read on.

Fantastic free online resources.

If you’re interested in the sustainable built environment this is a must see. We’ve collated a killer list of lectures, webinars, CPD’s and socials that are being provided by some of the industry’s key players. Many are suitable for the lay person with a special interest such as self-build and / or Passivhaus. Find it here.

Introduction to Passivhaus.

Our downloadable factsheet is a great guide to the world’s best building comfort and quality standard / the international gold standard of building. Passivhaus guarantees amazing levels of comfort and radical reductions in energy use v’s conventional building methods. It originated in Germany over two decades ago and is well proven with thousands of examples worldwide. Find it here.

Bespoke build v’s Kiss House comparison.

This helpful one pager compares two of our bespoke or one-off projects with building a Kiss House. We look at how two double RIBA award winners The Deerings and Sandpath, compare in terms of timeline, build method and elements of specification amongst other things. Find it here.

Event — finding land and planning online Q&A.

Join Kiss House co-founder, architect Adrian James and Hilary Wilson who looks after our customer support, on Thursday 14th May at 11am BST. Adrian and Hilary invite you to join them to ask your questions on finding land and the planning process. It’s a great opportunity to chat to a senior architect with a wealth of experience.

The session will take place via Zoom and you are encouraged to send your questions in advance as well as via the chat facility on the day. To take part please drop Hilary a line hilary@kisshouse.co.uk to let her know and so she can send you the link to join. We look forward to welcoming you on the day.

Top tips for finding land.

Finding a suitable plot can be a huge hurdle when it comes to building your own home. Our downloadable factsheet is full of useful hints on where and how to find a plot. Find it here.

Introduction to planning.

Obtaining planning permission is essential and part of any project but it can be stressful! Our downloadable factsheet is full of hints and tips to help you navigate the tricky waters of the planning system in England. Find it here.

Right to Build.

Have you heard of Right to Build? In 2016, legislation established the “Right to Build” your own home in England. This potentially game-changing move means that councils have a duty to grant planning permission for sufficient plots to meet demand and to make the cost of land more accessible. Find out more and how to sign up with our downloadable factsheet. Find it here.

Houses matrix.

A comprehensive comparison of the Kiss House range including size, structure, and layout. Find it here.

Options matrix.

Find out what’s included within our end-to-end turnkey package for each house. Find the matrix here.

Our Vision.

This factsheet is all about who we are, what we do and why we do it. You can also read about what led to our 2019 launch here.

We’re developing more information all the time so do please visit “The details” section of our website for future additions. We’ll soon be adding a finance factsheet and one on the key health benefits of living in a Passivhaus.

If you have any questions, please get in touch support@kisshouse.co.uk. We’re here to help.


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