Donal Brown

Here at Sustainable Design Collective our Kit Homes s are the perfect choice for Passivhaus and Low Carbon projects, we offer Architecture and Sustainability Consultancy. We bring a wealth of experience to our projects, whether offering advice and consultancy, designing entire schemes or retrofit extensions, providing a complete Design and Build Solution for Self build or turn-key Social Housing.Our Managing/Technical Director Bill Brown RIBA has extensive experience as a former Director of Housing and Construction in local government. Bill has over 40 years' experience in commercial architecture, interior design and housing projects and is a planning and housing specialist Donal Brown BSc, MSc our Sustainability Director has strong experience in commercial and large scale in low carbon projects. Our consultants can offer services for the Passivhaus, BREEAM and Code for Sustainable homes standards. We also undertake SAP and PHPP energy modelling, and can provide EPCs. We provide consultancy reports on renewable energy systems, Energy and Sustainability Statements for planning applications, Feasibility Studies with payback periods and PHPP modelling for Passivhaus projects.SDC ltd timber frame kit homes are CAD designed and manufactured using precise offsite engineering techniques. Our kit homes are packed and loaded onto trailers and craned into position and typically homes are erected within 48 hours. Simultaneously to the timber kit manufacture our engineers install the 'passive slab' developed to Passivhaus standard, it entirely eliminates thermal bridging.These modern methods of manufacture massively reduce build times, saving you time and money. Our complete build system delivers industry beating u-values, our guaranteed airtightness test delivers performance at Passivhaus standard at first fix stage. We can also provide consultancy solutions for PV solar thermal and MVHR systems.