This property has been designed to achieve Code for Sustainable Homes level 5. The house has super-insulated external walls, roof and ground floor. It uses a mix of photovoltaics, solar thermal collectors and an air source heat pump to provide the electricity, heating and hot water. The layout has been designed to allow for future extensions as well as being compliant to Life Time Homes and Scheme Development Standards. External materials consist of render, cedar shingles and zinc cladding.