Leechwell Garden House

This ultra low energy, straw bale and timber house has received planning permission on a site in central Totnes. High insulation, passive solar gains, and a full PV array results in a house that will out perform a Code Level 6 or PassivHaus. This is achieved through careful design and natural materials, without any additional technologies and resulting high embodied energy.

The house uses a simple 'A' frame construction, which makes it easier and cheaper to build, and therefor a model for future affordable low-energy housing