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Latest News & Views / For Airtight Buildings - Mind the Gap

For Airtight Buildings - Mind the Gap

Air leakage in the form of a draught within a building’s fabric is usually easy to detect...


Steve Richardson | December 1, 2017

Farmhouse Renovation Takes More Than Building Expertise

Farmhouse Renovation Takes More Than Building Expertise

Farmhouse renovation, fuelled by initiatives such as the government’s Permitted Development Scheme, has seen derelict outbuildings restored as stylish homes comprising modern trimmings.

Matt Troiano | November 1, 2017

The Benefits of Passive House Outweigh the Challenges

The Benefits of Passive House Outweigh the Challenges

Passive House is regarded as one of the best standards to reflect ultra-efficient building performance but do the benefits outweigh the challenges?

Martin Peat, Director - Richardson & Peat | October 2, 2017

Richardson & Peat Wins Country Environment Award

Richardson & Peat Wins Country Environment Award

Richardson & Peat earn a Sussex Heritage Trust award for constructing a stunning property which exceeds Passive House standards for airtightness.

Martin Peat | August 4, 2017

Colour in interior spaces

Colour in interior spaces

With initiatives such as The WELL Building Standard focusing on creating buildings that enhance the wellbeing of those on the inside...

Martin Peat, Director - Richardson & Peat | June 15, 2017

Open book contracting requires genuine team spirit

Open book contracting requires genuine team spirit

Open book contracting is the way to move beyond the traditional tendering problems of dumbing-down design to fit a budget.

Martin Peat, Director - Richardson & Peat | March 16, 2016

How good design can support autistic children

How good design can support autistic children

Children with autism have a range of particular needs when it comes to the ideal learning environment, and these are unlikely to be provided for by...

Martin Peat, Director - Richardson & Peat | February 10, 2016