Some of the building materials that make up Etude. Case studies, articles and the occasional bit of news. We listen. We calculate. We communicate clearly. We care about what we do.

A Net Zero Toolkit for homes

The Net Zero Toolkit covers a range of steps from pre-planning through to construction to help new and existing homes achieve net zero carbon.

The future of SAP calculations

Writing the brief for the next version of SAP, the statutory energy calculation software for residential construction.

Easi Guide to Passivhaus Design

Collaboration with Levitt Bernstein to produce a guide with 10 clear principles for achieving Passivhaus on multi-residential schemes.

Halving energy use in buildings

Collaborating with Julie Godefroy to produce the background report for recommendations to the Green Construction Board.

What a 1.5°C target means for UK buildings

Translating large scale carbon emission reduction targets into useful metrics for a local level.

Predicted energy consumption in BREEAM

Earn BREEAM credits, and more importantly get a more reliable estimate for future running costs, energy consumption and carbon emissions.

Good practice guide to insulation

A short version of the Good Practice guide to insulation written for the Passivhaus Trust. Get good practice guidance on installing insulation.