- A fascinating factual guide to the construction and performance of the homes at Hockerton Housing Project.
This book details the technical design of the houses in the Hockerton Housing Project. These were self-built completing in 1998 They were the first earth sheltered zero heating houses in the United Kingdom. They have continued to be at the leading edge of house design. There is a lot of useful technical information on the thermal design, life cycle energy, ventilation and hot water system. The thermal performance is covered and gives you real world data. The book also explains how we selected the products. Clear and useful information is given on the construction process and the final performance of the building including temperatures and energy use is given.