‘The Unheated House’ – is the working title of the family home of its architect. A building that has already achieved the UK’s highest recorded SAP (Standard Assessment Procedure) Rating A140 the highest Environmental Rating A138 and the lowest Carbon Emissions minus 22kgCO2.The Unheated House will far exceed the energy efficiency standards of  Level 6 of the Code for Sustainable Homes.

In design, it fulfils those parameters set in ‘Paragraph 55’ of the NPPF (National Planning Policy Framework) producing an exceptional form of development. It is the intention of The Unheated House to set a new national benchmark for properties anticipating the low carbon future, one where the diminishing availability of natural resources such as energy and water are already having a detrimental impact on UK household lifestyles.