Chemical free, low VOC

building materials

Materials & finishes

We’ve done extensive research to avoid using substances that can off-gas into the living spaces. We’ve chosen finishes and treatments that are either low or no VOC’s (Volatile Organic Compounds). We have also made sure as many materials and finishes are natural.

Research & selection

Our approach to building material selection has been to start from basics and not to trust anyone. By no means we say we are not guided by others’ knowledge and experience but in doing our research we have found that statements are often misleading and sometimes completely wrong.

materials selection is an important step in zour future home planningLet's talk about
November 26, 2020

Materials & finishes selection

Let me tell you a little bit more about the process of choosing building materials & finishes for the ecokit home. Our approach to building…
foundations of the treeLet's talk about
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Foundations

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Insulation

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energy efficient windows can be double glazed or even tripleLet's talk about
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Windows

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shared entrance of the diy built houseLet's talk about
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The roof

The look and shape of a roof significantly affects the overall look of the whole building. You could say that the roof makes a house.…
purchasing a block of landDreamingLet's talk about
June 23, 2021

What comes first? The house or the land?

Are you stressing to decide whether to choose your house design, or buy your land first? It might be tempting to start designing your dream…
materials selection is an important step in zour future home planningLet's talk about
November 26, 2020

Materials & finishes selection

Let me tell you a little bit more about the process of choosing building materials & finishes for the ecokit home. Our approach to building…
foundations of the treeLet's talk about
January 8, 2021

Foundations

Foundations are one of the most important elements of a house. If you're planning on constructing a house, you will be facing the question of…
selecting insulation that is sustainable and the winner is glass woolLet's talk about
January 17, 2021

Insulation

Insulation is a crucial ingredient in achieving thermal comfort all year round. It is not only to protect us from winter cold but also from…
energy efficient windows can be double glazed or even tripleLet's talk about
February 24, 2021

Windows

We’ve all had an experience of a dark, musty-smelling room that doesn’t get much natural light. It didn't feel very comfortable and you didn't want…
shared entrance of the diy built houseLet's talk about
February 27, 2021

The roof

The look and shape of a roof significantly affects the overall look of the whole building. You could say that the roof makes a house.…
purchasing a block of landDreamingLet's talk about
June 23, 2021

What comes first? The house or the land?

Are you stressing to decide whether to choose your house design, or buy your land first? It might be tempting to start designing your dream…

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