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OUR SERVICES

Smarthouses Portugal offers a wide range of services around green building: architecture project, project management, consulting and training. Below is a detailed list of our services.

Our Services Smarthouse Portugal - nossos serviços - nos services

Our mission ...

… is to raise awareness of the environmental approach among the project stakeholders with whom we work.

It’s important for us they understand sustainable construction challenges requiring a higher focus on quality.

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ARCHITECTURE OFFICE

  • Preliminary project: we take into account client budget and desires, integration of the house in the surrounding environement

  • Architectural project elaboration with the support of a Passive House Institute

  • Administrative organization of the project as well as its submission to the Town Hall

  • Coordination of the engineering project

  • Execution project elaboration

  • Follow-up of the works

SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Search for construction land

  • Search for funding to carry out the work

  • Research and selection for an engineering office (engineering project)

  • Search and selection of a control / verification and site safety company 

  • Search and selection of a contractor for works and the Popup House builder

  • Preparation of all service contracts to be concluded with third parties

  • Order and supply of Popup House components

  • Follow-up of the file and its negotiation with the various competent authorities including the DGPC, the Town Hall, the urban traffic department, etc….

  • Site monitoring and reporting

  • Follow-up on site during the airtightness process

  • Assistance in obtaining the Passivhaus certification

  • Monitoring the site’s financial cash flow through an operating account

  • Control of conformity of the finishes provided for in the specifications as well as the management of capital gains or losses

  • Compliance process to obtain a housing license

In parallel of our services, our partner New Address Lda can manage the sale of the houses on a VEFA basis with the implementation of the promise contract, the management of reservations, the management of calls for funds, information and follow-up with future buyers as well as the range of site modification management.

TRAINING & CONSULTING

  • Introduction to Passive House standard of the stakeholders

  • Consulting about land search

  • In-house layout studies and house orientation studies on the land

  • Advising about shading devices

  • Advising about ecological materials choice (insulation, airtightness, finishes…)

To be aware of our current projects, please check out the page dedicated to our eco-projects.

More information about sustainable and passive house building in our website.