Markus Berres passed his apprenticeships as a roofer and zinc worker as well as joiner and cabinet maker with distinction in Germany, he then worked in different joineries until he moved to France in 1996.
He has worked in France in the renovation business for 9 years and being experienced in the different building trades founded his first micro company, and in 2011 changed it into a limited company.
He bought and renovated a Manor House built in 1889 respecting the historical architecture as well as the ecological aspects of the materials. He created a holiday flat on the 2nd floor – have a look at http://www.abritel.fr/location-vacances/p932763
Markus Berres continues his commitment for the environment by using ecological materials even when these were difficult to find in the Corbières area,
like lime (multiple functions), linseed oil, organic insulation materials such as hemp, recycled paper, cork, etc.. and wood, when possible, from nearby sawmills.
He qualified as a trainer for Batipole in 2014, have a look: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/k4bfwVlGUe9QRb9DQUX
He speaks 3 languages: English, French and German