Building fantastic ultra low-energy homes
Building fantastic ultra low-energy homes

About us

naked house Ltd is a company with extensive experience in pre-fabricated offsite construction and Passivhaus technology. This combination enables us to offer a comprehensive Passivhaus solution which we believe is unbeatable in terms of overall value and performance.

"A pre-fabricated, timber framed, functioning Passivhaus."

The overriding objective behind naked house is to enable all builders, developers and construction professionals, whether or not they have any previous experience of Passivhaus or low energy construction, to deliver a fully functioning Passivhaus construction for realistic costs.

 

With many years of experience in Passivhaus building projects, our team has earned an enviable reputation for innovation, constantly striving to deliver better, more efficient systems. The naked house system is designed to eliminate mistakes and drive down the costs of Passivhaus construction, by delivering all of the building fabric, technical design, heating/HW and ventilation systems within one package.

naked house team

Ben Nickell

 

Ben is managing director of GreenSteps Ltd, a company he founded in 2006, carving out a niche as a specialist supplier of triple glazed timber framed windows and doors and timber frame buildings. Ben is an expert in managing the network of suppliers for naked house. Ben has spent many years building relationships with reliable producers.

 

With the naked house concept being so reliant on pre-fabricated elements, the selection of the correct suppliers through Ben's expertise and network of connections is critical.

Philip Proffit

 

Philip has a background as a mechanical engineer, and is experienced in logisitics and supply chain and project consultancy.  Through numerous building projects, Philip has now become one of the leading practitioners of cutting-edge, low carbon building techniques. Philip’s vision is to deploy multi-skilled teams as a central part of his strategy for managing the new skillsets needed for low carbon buildings.

 

Philip is part of the Passivhaus Technical Committee at the Passivhaus Trust and has delivered numerous papers on Passivhaus at various RIBA conferences, the Green Register, EcoBuild, and the Technology Strategy Board.

Thomas Denhof

 

Thomas is a Passivhaus designer and architect, working with naked house Ltd on technical design and project management. Thomas brings a comprehensive set of skills to the team, particularly in detail design and bespoke solutions.

 

A firm believer in the Passivhaus concept, Thomas takes each client's own architectural design and ensures that it is delivered precisely on site.

Passivhaus

For reliably low energy consumption through simplicity of design

Timber frame

For accuracy of production and flexibility of design

Pre-fabricate

For speed on site and to eliminate mistakes

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