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 share how we did this in one
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 of measurement are W/m²K. Therefore, the higher
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 houses.
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 Construction, Long Life Structures and Roman of Clioma House. This Passive
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 weathertight in advance of the winter.
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 windows, combined with WMA's Passive House design
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 preliminary assessments of this contemporary take on