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International Passive House Open Day, November 8th and 9th, 2019

It’s that time of year again, when our wonderful Passive House owners generously open their doors to a limited number of registered visitors to experience, first hand, the unsurpassed comfort levels that passive house brings and to see how we use PH informed and scientifically proven design to address climate change. Places are limited so […]
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Irish Architects Declare Climate & Biodiversity Emergency

We will seek to: Raise awareness of the climate and biodiversity emergencies and the urgent need for action amongst our clients and supply chains. Advocate for faster change in our industry towards regenerative design practices and a higher Governmental funding priority to support this. Establish climate and biodiversity mitigation principles as the key measure of […]
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Unite Behind the Science

We are striking for CLIMATE ACTION again and hope you will join us and thousands of others, this Friday, September 20th! The Global Climate Strike runs from the 20th to the 27th of September with 4638 events in 139 countries across the world… and the numbers are increasing! Find your closest strike to make sure […]
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Ahead of nZEB

Happy New Year and welcome to 2019 and #nZEB! Since 1st January, applicable to all new buildings, owned or occupied by the Public Sector, the new nZEB requirements become applicable to all new domestic projects after 1st April 2019. It is about time #Ireland took #Climate Change seriously. In 2009, we started on site with […]
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IGBC Webinar – Renewable Systems for nZEB Homes

Irish Green Building Council have been presenting nZEB – Webinar Series. Last week’s session, #3, was presented by John Morehead and and Matthew Theloke, OCSC on the topic of  ‘Renewable Systems for nZEB Homes‘. You can hear the playback on; https://www.igbc.ie/education/nzeb-webinars/   Webinars for IGBC members – Free For non-members: a single webinar – €20   […]
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Check out the new Passive House+ Magazine’s, Marketplace+ directory

Passive House Plus Magazine have a new online directory called the  Marketplace+, with a listing of Passive House Designers and other professionals and trades, specialising in Passive House construction.
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Book your place to visit our West Cork A1 rated Certified Passive House for the 15th International Passive House Open Day on November 10th, 2018

Book your place now on www.phai.ie We are delighted that the lovely owners of our A1 BER rated West Cork Certified Passive House have generously agreed to, again, open their door for the 15th International Passive House Open Day, to a limited number of visitors. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience first hand, the […]
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HPI – a great new standard to benchmark your new home

It is nice to be in the INNOVATION category, which we achieved when our Cork City Passive House, which exceeded nZEB, was awarded the first ever HPI Gold certification!   A good HPI rating is not hard to get – all you need is the right; design team and ethos detailing materials people and suppliers […]
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Finishing Touches

Many hours later and the model is nearly completed, just adding the last finishing touches …. ! Well done guys! … another one is waiting to be built … ☺  
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Summer Break & Office Closure

We are going on our holidays and will close the office at 1:00 pm on Friday July 20th, reopening at 8:00 am on August 7th.