5 Ways The Qube Eco Tiny Homes Houses Can Reduce your Carbon Footprint

We are all looking for ways to tread more lightly on the earth and reduce our personal carbon footprint. In this blog post we review five ways that The Qube Eco Tiny Homes can help us to do just that.     Photo by Evie S. on Unsplash   The climate emergency demands both collective and individual responses. Tiny houses can help.    First, tiny houses offer reduced use of construction materials compared to conventional buildings. One of the most powerful actions for the climate that we can take as individuals is reducing the amount of resources we consume. [...]

2022-06-24T09:49:17+01:0024 June 2022|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

What is Our Design Consultation and Is It Right For You?

At The Qube Eco Tiny Homes, we love working closely with our clients. As a small, family run business, we understand the value of trust and collaboration because they are the qualities that have helped us run a successful business for decades. Our design consultation is a key part of the process of engaging with our clients and starting that collaboration in the best possible way.   In this blog post we outline what a design consultation looks like with The Qube Tiny Eco Homes, and help you to understand if a consultation is the right next step for you. [...]

2022-04-25T14:57:22+01:0025 April 2022|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

Why Tiny Houses Are The Ultimate Solution For The Modern Age

Tiny houses aren’t new; people have been living in small spaces for as long as there have been people around. But in the last fifteen years the popularity of tiny houses in the West has skyrocketed. The Youtube and social media sensation ‘Living Big in a Tiny House’ boasts over 4 million subscribers, and George Clarke’s ‘Amazing Spaces’ has just been renewed for its ninth season. Instagram and TikTok are brimming with how-to tips for tiny house living and this growing community shows no sign of slowing down.   Tiny House: Big Fix   Tiny house residents evangelise about the [...]

2022-02-22T14:29:52+00:0021 February 2022|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

Looking Ahead: The Exciting Future of Tiny Houses on Farms in 2022

Are you interested in the extra income opportunities provided by having tiny houses on your farmland? This one is for you. Farmers Love Tiny Houses We had a fantastic time at the This Is Glamping show in September. Our team barely had time for a cup of tea, but we think this might have a lot to do with our Qube mascot - Buddy. One thing we noticed was how many inquiries we got from farmers and farm owners asking about using tiny houses as retreats and holiday let investments on their farmland. The topic was so popular that we [...]

2021-11-01T13:52:50+00:001 November 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

Tiny Answer to a Big Problem: Tiny Houses and the Affordable Housing Crisis

Tiny houses have been in the spotlight again as one potential way to address the ongoing affordable housing crisis. Costing a fraction of the average house price to purchase, and offering significant lifetime savings through reduced energy bills, there is plenty of evidence to support the idea that tiny houses could offer a solution for many of the people who are being affected by the housing crisis. New data from the Commons Library has put the total number of new houses needed in England at 345,000 per year. In the 2019/20 year, England’s housing stock increased by 244,000 homes, an impressive number, but still [...]

2021-08-17T14:01:48+01:0017 August 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

Tiny Houses In The Uk: Everything You Need To Know About Planning Permission And Law

In this piece we will cover the most commonly asked questions around tiny house planning and law in the UK. This will cover four main sections: 1.   Are tiny houses legal in the UK? 2.   How do I make my towable-tiny road legal? 3.   Where can I put my tiny house? 4.   Do I need to pay council tax? We have teamed up with Glampitect, an industry leading design and consultancy firm to bring you the most up-to-date and accurate information for your tiny house. Thanks to our partnership with Glampitect and our in-house specialists, we at The Qube are your one stop shop for all things [...]

2021-07-15T15:25:56+01:0013 July 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

Tiny House Camping Trips Yield Big Benefits

We all love time spent in the great outdoors. Not only is it good for our bodies but it is good for our minds as well. Camping is a budget friendly way to take time out and recharge, and tiny houses are increasingly being used in campsites around the UK to provide an extra level of comfort and luxury to campers enjoying this Great British pastime. Over the last five years, the popularity of camping has skyrocketed. 16 million camping trips were taken in the UK in 2015 alone, with a total value to the UK economy of £2.5bn.  Campsites [...]

2021-06-22T10:35:08+01:0022 June 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

The Benefits of a Tiny House Lifestyle

If there’s one word that can be associated with the tiny house lifestyle, it’s freedom. A switch from a traditional house to a tiny home can open a lot of doors to a lifestyle that many only dream of. Whether you’re just considering a tiny home or you’re ready to make the leap, here are some great benefits of the tiny house lifestyle to inspire you.    It can travel with you  In a study, the Workforce Institute found that 43% would travel more if they had the time. Often, this isn’t a possibility. However, when your home comforts can [...]

2021-06-14T09:13:03+01:0014 June 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

The Tiny Office Space Revolution Is Here

Tiny houses are beautiful, low carbon, affordable expansions to your office space that are quick to build. Join us as we explore how companies around the world are benefiting from using tiny houses in their workplaces, and how you can too. The bottom line matters, and for a company thinking of moving or expanding, tiny houses can offer a unique benefit. Money spent on the build is not tied to the location, meaning that when your company grows or wants to move premises, the space investment you have made is as mobile as your tiny house; it can be taken [...]

2021-05-18T17:18:31+01:0017 May 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|

How Tiny Homes Improve Your Environmental Impact

Tiny houses in the UK are rapidly gaining popularity for many reasons. One of the most common ones is its incredible impact on the environment, when compared to a traditional house. Everybody is becoming more aware of the way they can decrease their carbon footprint and live more sustainably. Here’s how a tiny home can make a huge difference.   Lessen the impact of your build The building of a traditional house has a significant impact on the environment. On average, a house will require around seven truckloads of lumber, bricks and other materials to build. A tiny house needs [...]

2021-04-22T15:34:14+01:0022 April 2021|The Qube Eco Tiny Homes|
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