Passive Homes

Considering a Passive Home that could save your thousands? Look no further, QTF Homes would be delighted to help you..

QTF Homes specialise in the production and installation of Passive Homes throughout the UK & Ireland for people looking to benefit from huge energy savings and reduce their heating demands by 90%.  Passive House buildings, both residential and commercial, reduce heating and cooling energy consumption by 80-90% compared to conventional structures. At  QTF Ltd we have garnered national attention for our Passive House projects as the second company within Ireland to have been certified to install and build Passive House structures. If you are considering a Passive Home for your dream build please find more information by clicking here

Projects

To see some of our latest Passive Homes projects please visit our projects page or for more please call our Passive Home representative Tel: +44 28 4063 2494 and we would be happy to talk to you about our past projects and answer any questions.

Benefits

Timber Frame

The advantages of timber frame in construction include strength and durability, speed of construction, low carbon footprint and life span.

Passive Foundation

The passive foundation is designed to thermally encase the foundation in high performance expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation,

Passive Wall

The QTF Passive Wall system delivers a U-Value of 0.12W/m2K and is designed to perform to its optimum level when used in tandem with our Passive Foundation system.

Passive Roof

The overlapping arrangement of both the roof and wall insulation safeguards that the structure is completely wrapped, and free from any thermal breaching.

Roof Trusses

One of the most efficient solutions for supporting roof systems as they are prefabricated off site, making them exceptionally affordable.

Posi Joists

Posi metal web joists are an engineered system that combines the beneficial elements of I-Joists with the practical advantages of open web construction.

Airtight System

Employing an airtight system with the application of airtight membrane and tape (red) is imperative to achieving the Passive House standard.

Ventilation

Efficient mechanical ventilation is essential in an airtight Passive House System as a source of fresh air is required to permeate through the house.