Ep 43 – Secrets to building an eco house

Episode 43 – Energy consultant Patrick Waterfield shares his tips and insights into building an eco house without breaking the bank. He covers:
– The tricks to building an eco house and how he tackled his own new build project
– How to build a house to make it cheap to run
– How a humble stove can heat your entire house
– How to avoid greenwashing
– How to tackle energy efficiency in a new build on a budget


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email astrid.madsen@selfbuild.ie

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