Clay tiles create cosy comfort
Self-builds are projects of passion, allowing owners to define every detail of their home to perfectly reflect their needs and desires. The Taylor family approached their plot on the Surrey Downs with a clear vision for a period-styled property concealing innovative new features. As owner of PARRL Energy, James Taylor was particularly keen to ensure that the home used energy intelligently. Working with architects, Goater Jones LLP, James began from the top. In most houses, the majority of wasted heat escapes through the roof. So, for the large six-bedroom home, the roof needed to be both well insulated and securely covered.