Did you know ….. ?!?
Reducing embodied carbon at design stage is a mindset! By making sustainable choices for products and materials, for no extra cost, we can dramatically improve a project’s carbon footprint. We thought we would
What is a U-value? A U-value, also known as thermal transmittance, measures the rate of transfer of heat through 1m2 of a material or element (e.g. a wall, floor or roof). The units
Another A1 rated Passive House for Christmas
We are delighted to confirm that our recently completed Passive House in Meath has achieved an extremely comfortable A1 BER rating, with an energy value of -13.31kWh/m2/yr and C02 emission of -2.62kgC02/m2/yr. The
Passive House in Dripsey
We are very excited with the progress of works on site at Dripsey. The existing extensions have been demolished and the c.1830's building has been stripped back to its original stonework. The original
Emerging Passive House
The material palette of brick and larch on this emerging Passive House (of course!) reflects the textures of mature Scots Pines and respectfully acknowledges the context and diverse nature of the Marina’s waterfront
Shou Sugi Ban for County Meath Passive House
We are delighted that our latest Passive House in Co. Meath, is nearing completion! A final air test result of 0.57ach was achieved and is a credit to all involved including Denis Kealy of Keamc
Milestone in Waterfall
A dreary day in Cork but nevertheless a milestone date as the windows get installed in our Waterfall Passive House, another fantastic installation by Rational Windows!
Progress in Waterfall..
Our latest Passive House has been progressing over the summer months with the erection of the timber frame structure almost complete! Windows to follow in the coming weeks and the project will be
Latest Passive House begins..
Preparation for the insulated raft foundation has been progressing on our latest Passive House to begin on site in Waterfall, Co. Cork. Kore's insulated foundation system, EcoTimberSystems prefabricated timber frame, Rationel's triple glazed Auraplus
Summer Holiday Closure
We are putting the pens down, the feet up & will the close the office for a break from 1:00pm Friday 15th July, returning on 2nd August at 08:00am, refreshed and eager to get back
Our newest nearly completed passive house -the story so far….
Situated alongside the coast, this, our newest and nearly completed passive house, actively engages and enjoys its surroundings. The design celebrates breath-taking coastal views whilst sitting comfortably within the rugged West Cork landscape. The
Airtest at Cork Harbor PH
This once a dream now well on the way to completion achieved a n50 of 0.5ac/h in air test today! #passivehousedesign comes in all shapes and sizes. GGBS 50% concrete, hemp combo jute insulation,