French drain

https://listentoyourhorse.com/paddock-mud-or-flood-problems-install-a-french-drain/ Another good instruction on how to properly make a French drain

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Geotextile

Good video demonstrating stabilising effects of material like this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0olpSN6_TCc

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Footings & waterproofing foundation wall

Research a product called  "Fast Foot". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q35o3hrmYKA More about "Fast Foot" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeCfgPP6_eI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKQCN0_ILRk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjvgEH4ptV8 Check out "Dave Osland" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXz8LJhCVqM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsbTG0pPZZQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44IkVBVJS2U Further information about waterproofing foundation wall https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-K04hoNWFV0 Document on…

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Earth bag construction in Nepal (seismic resistance)

An interesting article on how earthbag houses stand in Earthquakes proven from Nepal. https://www.engineeringforchange.org/news/build-earthbag-structure-seismic-zone/ And http://www.naturalbuildingblog.com/seismic-resistant-gravel-bag-foundations/

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RT2012 recommended wood burners

Rika Impera XL http://www.rika.at/fr/impera/88% efficienthttps://www.debonspoeles.fr/produits/poeles-a-bois-intelligent-rika/impera-xl/4-8kW6380 euro Rika Imposa http://www.rika.at/fr/imposa/https://www.debonspoeles.fr/produits/poeles-a-bois-intelligent-rika/poele-a-bois-imposa/ 86% efficient5-10kW4380 euro Rika Jazz https://www.debonspoeles.fr/produits/poeles-a-bois-intelligent-rika/poele-a-bois-jazz/83.1% efficient3.5 to 7 kW4400 euro Rika Twist https://www.debonspoeles.fr/produits/poeles-a-bois-intelligent-rika/poele-a-bois-twist/79.3% efficient4-8kW3552 euro Invicta Odysee http://www.1poelepascher.com/fr/45-poele-a-bois-odyssee-6163-44-de-invicta-pas-cher-3244336163443.html80%50cm logsraccordement direct d'un conduit pour l'arrivée d'air frais…

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Calculating roof pitch

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Slope pitch conversion, % pitch to degrees pitch can be found here. I'm calculating a suitable roof pitch (truss roof) to allow at least 30cm of insulation to exist at…

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Contacts

Maugard Bois recommended I get in touch with https://www.scop-btp.eu/constructeurs-bois/ . Specifically Joerg Ellerwald, co- manager. This was after I was discussing joist and beam span tables for France. (contact at scop_ptp.eu) Maugard Bois…

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