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Wight Trash

Self Build Kits

I'm seriously thinking about a self build project and have been in contact with a few designers & suppliers of kits.

An outfit called Near Zero in Northumberland seem pretty good. Does anyone know anything about them in terms of quality, reliability and price?

Many thanks,

Wight Trash
sean

No sorry, though someone else may do. Have you got a link to their website? And welcome aboard.
Chez

I know someone on our local freecycle who is doing the same thing - I'll point her to this thread and perhaps she'll be able to help.

Welcome!
Wight Trash

Stupid me...

Thanks Chez & Sean, I'm not sure why I didn't think of putting on a link - here it is:

http://www.nearzero.co.uk

We're not signed up with these guys yet so if anyone has good experience of rival providers that'd be great to know too.

Thanks, again,

WT
sean

Have you tried asking on http://www.aecb.net/ ? They seem to have lots of members who are pretty clued up on this sort of thing.
Wight Trash

Thanks (again) Sean - I'm not the most IT literate person in the world, so maybe it's my fault, but I can't find a way to post on the AECB forum without becoming a member - although I can access the existing posts on their site, which do have masses of useful stuff in them.

I noticed that Tahir was a moderator on the AECB forum as well. He must work hard...
sean

It's more that he doesn't really... Wink
tahir

Wight Trash wrote:
I can't find a way to post on the AECB forum without becoming a member - although I can access the existing posts on their site, which do have masses of useful stuff in them.

I noticed that Tahir was a moderator on the AECB forum as well. He must work hard...


You have to register to post on the General Public forum, buying a membership allows you to post ion the rest.

Remind me tomorrow and I'll post for you.
Wight Trash

AECB Forum

Tahir,

if you are able to post something on the AECb forum, that'd be great.

I guess what I want to know is which of the self build kit firms out there (including Near Zero who we're thinking of using) are good in terms of green credentials, value for money, reliability and quality.

Many thanks and let me know how I can return the favour.

WT
tahir

http://www.aecb.net/forum/index.php?topic=1286.0
MikeB

These guys came very highly recommended, we visited a couple of house and chatted to owners, the build quality is very good and they take on far more then just building the house for you, as part of the package is to get all certificates required and you only pay the statutory fees.

http://www.norscot.co.uk/
Blue Peter

tahir wrote:
http://www.aecb.net/forum/index.php?topic=1286.0



What do you mean "No idea"? I thought that your wife's brother/cousin or someone was doing those Finnish kits?

Peter.
tahir

Oh yeah Rolling Eyes Embarassed

That'll be Erlund, apparently very good

http://www.erlund.com/

Stuart Barnett, he's one of their sales people, does some of the builds too.
Wight Trash

Thanks for the tips, I'm now in touch with both these firms, neither of which I'd come across before.
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