Services we offer

Clifford Design aim to help and support clients on their journey to designing and building a low energy and sustainable home or retrofitting and modifying an existing home using Passive House principles. They are able to help at all stages from early pre-planning with design principals through to offering design and on site technical advice towards gaining Passive House or alternative certification. We recognise that clients come with differing experience of the design and build process and are likely to require varying levels of support. As such clients can use our services as much or little as they require to ensure a smooth Design and Build process.

We advise on all aspects of low energy and sustainable building processes, including:

  • Design review and advice for low energy buildings and retrofits. Passive House, EnerPhit retrofit, AECB building & AECB retrofit standard, LETI retrofit standard.
  • Guiding self-builders through the design, planning ¬†and build process
  • Planning applications
  • Project planning and costing
  • Passivhaus design (PHPP) modelling
  • Embodied carbon calculations and comparisons for different build types
  • Technical detailing
  • Interior design, finishes specification, lighting and electrical layouts
  • Recommendation on preferred suppliers
  • Recommendation on sustainable materials
  • Tendering and post-tender analysis
  • Help with production of documentation for building control
  • Contractor support, training and quality control
  • Project management