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Cliftop passivhaus build by Advanced Housing Systems


THEPASSIVHAUS: faster, better, passivhaus certified

Cool temperate certified for Advanced Housing Systems

"one of the most comprehensive whole house certified building systems in the world"

- Passive House Institute, Darmstadt

House Bridge


  • closed panel envelope (delivered to site ready to take plaster internally with electrical services factory installed)

  • fasted route to completion in a totally bespoke system

  • more robust than masonry (but allows for masonry outer leaf or cladding)

  • hybrid timber frame SIPS (structural insulated panel)

  • sustainable materials with a high recycled content

  • soundproof


  • breathing (vapour open from the VCL layer)

  • optimum thermal mass

  • low embodied carbon

  • optimised for integrated MVHR (mechanical ventilation & heat recovery)

  • adjustable u-values from <0.15 W/m2K

Wall panels being placed, manufactured and installed by Advanced Housing Systems


  • costs the same or less than conventional foundations

  • much faster installation than conventional foundations

  • integral optional U/F heating​

  • minimal dig/spoil disposal

  • insulating permanent formwork pre-cut in the factory and assembled in a day on site (1 day/100m2)


A stable technology - based on over 50 years of industry use​

Substructure by Advanced Housing Systems
  • allows complex slabs including multilevel and curved

  • low or zero steel mesh or rebar - substituted for carbon fibre reinforced concrete premixed and pumped​

  • all ground types from <50kN/m2 including heaving clay​

  • integral radon barrier/DPM

  • high thermal mass on correct side of insulation

  • thermal bridge free and U-Value 0.1 W/m2K or less

  • minimal RC (200mm typical) in a single pour

  • extended on no bay areas

  • exceptionally high line and point loading (>100kN)​

  • finished floor power floated or polished surface without need for screed layer​​

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