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Who Are Econekt?

Who are we: Econekt is a nationwide Passivhaus low-energy building system distributor and supplier with a head office in Glasgow, Scotland and a regional management team based throughout the UK. We have over forty years of collective experience in helping custom and self-builders realise their aspirations of creating a dream home. We always ensure that…

What is Insulated Concrete Formwork (ICF)

What actually is ICF? Insulated concrete formwork (ICF) is defined by the ICFA as an in-situ concrete building system that offers much higher performance over traditional alternative building methods. ICF construction, in a nutshell, is a block component that locks together without the need for mortar or other bedding materials. The blocks provide a formwork…

Self-Build – Why Should You Consider It?

What is a self-build? The dictionary definition of ‘self-build’ quite simply reads: ‘a home that the owner has built’. While this is true in a nutshell, at Econekt we believe that it is so much more than that. We feel that is it realising your creative potential, it is the home that suits your budget…