March 30, 2022

Does adding mass to your building make it more energy efficient? - Es Tresidder - BS074

Does adding mass to your building make it more energy efficient? - Es Tresidder - BS074

It's a commonly held belief that adding mass into your building will make it more energy efficient. In this episode I talk with Es Tresidder about whether this is true and when extra mass in your building can be beneficial.


About Es - I am a certified Passivhaus and AECB Carbonlite Retrofit designer. I have over ten years of experience in low-energy buildings in both consultancy and academic roles.  I also teach on two Masters courses (Developing Low Carbon Communities and Sustainable Energy Solutions) for The University of Highlands and Islands.

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Es Tresidder

Building Physicist & Certified Passivhaus designer

Highland Passive help self-builders, architects and design teams to meet the rigorous international Passivhaus standard on both new-build and retrofit projects, helping you to live in a cosy, healthy, cheap-to-run home.

Highland Passive is run by me, Es Tresidder. I am a certified Passivhaus and AECB Carbonlite Retrofit designer. I have over ten years of experience in low-energy buildings in both consultancy and academic roles. I also teach on two Masters courses (Developing Low Carbon Communities and Sustainable Energy Solutions) for The University of Highlands and Islands.