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Superhomes Ireland

Nov 03, 2016

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Superhomes Ireland is a groundbreaking project designed to help homeowners to upgrade their homes to an A3 BER.  Th [more]
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Retrofit in Ranelagh

Nov 03, 2016

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When we were looking into buying our home three years ago, we had one imperative in mind. It had to be a south-faci [more]
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A1 Rated House in Dublin

Oct 28, 2016

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  A1 rated house in Dublin 5 – Green Design Build Tom Duffy of Green Design Build set out to design and build [more]
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Campus Conference Centre

Oct 28, 2016

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  Sport Ireland commissioned Cooney Architects in 2013 to investigate the re-use of an existing abandoned conc [more]
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Seven tips for a low energy retrofit

Oct 13, 2016

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I am in the middle of retrofitting an 1880s house, including fully redesigning the existing 1990s extension to get [more]
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Location, orientation and layout for a Passi...

Oct 09, 2016

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Layout and orientation must be considered from the beginning of the design process. On this page: Orientation for p [more]
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The fourth NZEB Open Doors event “Learn, Sha...

Oct 03, 2016

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The fourth NZEB Open Doors event takes place from 11th-13th November 2016. The theme of this years’ event is “Learn [more]
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7 easy tips to lower your BER rating

Sep 30, 2016

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1. GET A LAGGING JACKET Using a hot water cylinder insulation thickness of greater than 80 mm, reduces hot water st [more]
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Calling all Energy Enthusiasts

Aug 17, 2016

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With summer looking more like autumn each day, there are now only 21 weeks to go before the fourth annual NZEB Open [more]
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  • Our 2016 Brochure

  • Together We Stand

    The fifth annual NZEB Open Doors will take place during a weekend in Spring 2018, where owners of low energy buildings will open their doors to the public nationwide. The event will enable the public to visit examples of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) in order to inspire them to aim for similar standards for their own building or renovation projects.

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