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  • Presentations from Dublin City Council Staff Briefing
    Passive House & nZEB | 24 May 2019The post Presentations from Dublin City Council Staff Briefing appeared first on Passive House Association of Ireland.
    - 76 days ago 5 Jun 19, 2:24pm -
  • Shane Colclough on the Pat Kenny Show
    A panel discussion on the cost of building new homes in Ireland and the alternative methods available. The post Shane Colclough on the Pat Kenny Show appeared first on Passive House Association of Ireland.
    - 81 days ago 31 May 19, 3:04pm -
  • Willie Moffit on ITV news
    Featured on the national ITV news on 2 May in relation to a piece on climate changeThe post Willie Moffit on ITV news appeared first on Passive House Association of Ireland.
    - 7 May 19, 1:33pm -
  • PHAI Belfast 2019 Conference
    10th May 2019 | 9:30 – 16:30 | Tackling Fuel Poverty for both Retrofit & New build housingThe post PHAI Belfast 2019 Conference appeared first on Passive House Association of Ireland.
    - 9 Apr 19, 2:48pm -
  • Paul McAlister, Chairman of PHAI on the BBC National 6 O’Clock News
    Crawfordsburn Passive House featured on the BBC National 6 O'Clock News with the reporter Emma Vardy.The post Paul McAlister, Chairman of PHAI on the BBC National 6 O’Clock News appeared first on Passive House Association of Ireland.
    - 24 Feb 19, 7:42pm -
  • PHAI Passive House Testimonials
    What is it like to live in a Passive House? Check out these testimonials for a fantastic insight!The post PHAI Passive House Testimonials appeared first on Passive House Association of Ireland.
    - 7 Feb 19, 2:00pm -
  • PHAI NI Passive House Testimonials
    Fantastic insight for anyone thinking of building a Passive House, watch for yourself! The post PHAI NI Passive House Testimonials appeared first on Passive House Association of Ireland.
    - 22 Jan 19, 4:17pm -
  • PHAI AGM Announcement 2019
    Friday 1st February | 14:00 | Irish Green Building Council, 19 Mountjoy SquareThe post PHAI AGM Announcement 2019 appeared first on Passive House Association of Ireland.
    - 17 Jan 19, 2:17pm -
  • Technical Briefing “Passive House: Growth in Northern Ireland”
    Fri 14th Dec - Enniskillen. The main topic to be covered will be the growth and development of Passive House in Northern Ireland.The post Technical Briefing “Passive House: Growth in Northern Ireland” appeared first on Passive House Association of Ireland.
    - 26 Nov 18, 4:41pm -
  • Passive House Open Day – Waringstown, Co Armagh
    This will be an opportunity to see the unique way the house is heated in winter and the design for passive solar gain.The post Passive House Open Day – Waringstown, Co Armagh appeared first on Passive House Association of Ireland.
    - 31 Oct 18, 5:08pm -
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  • 100 Irish households sought for indoor air quality study
    Researchers from the School of Physics at NUI Galway are seeking to recruit 100 households to measure indoor environmental air quality within Irish homes that have been built to be highly energy efficient, by deploying remote sensors within the homes.
    - 42 days ago 9 Jul 19, 9:52am -
  • State-of-the-art heating test lab opens at GMIT
    An international standard ‘E-Thermal’ environmental test facility designed to assist Irish SMEs in developing new sustainable heating products has formally been opened at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology.
    - 43 days ago 8 Jul 19, 9:19pm -
  • Wicklow firm makes big noise in soundproofing
    An innovative Wicklow company is embracing the circular economy by manufacturing soundproofing boards from recycled materials.
    - 43 days ago 8 Jul 19, 9:14pm -
  • Daikin heat pumps chosen for major Dublin scheme
    A luxury new development in an exclusive Dublin location will achievenearly zero energy building (NZEB) standards with help from DaikinAltherma air-to-water heat pumps and a highly energy efficient building fabric.
    - 48 days ago 3 Jul 19, 2:24pm -
  • Beam Vacuum & Ventilation awarded three new ISO certs
    Beam Vacuum & Ventilation has announced that they have successfully achieved certification against the requirements of ISO 9001 (quality management), ISO 14001 (environmental management), and ISO 45001 (occupational health and safety), while also meeting the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) for contractors’ criteria.
    - 48 days ago 3 Jul 19, 2:21pm -
  • Sola Energy Solutions set for 50 deep retrofits this year
    A 1960s cottage in Tipperary is one of the first projects to be deep retrofitted this year by Sola Energy Solutions under Tipperary Energy Agency’s popular SuperHomes scheme, which aims to make it easy for homeowners to undertake a deep energy upgrade by managing the entire retrofit process.
    - 48 days ago 3 Jul 19, 2:15pm -
  • Ecological brings Lime Green plasters to Ireland
    Ecological Building Systems has announced a new partnership with Lime Green UK, the UK’s leading innovator in the field of lime-based plasters, renders and mortars.
    - 48 days ago 3 Jul 19, 2:12pm -
  • SMET screed boosts heating at Cork passive house
    A liquid screed installed three years ago at a passive house inCork City has been performing superbly, according to itsarchitect, enabling the A1 rated home to be heated quickly andevenly via underfloor heating when required.
    - 48 days ago 3 Jul 19, 2:00pm -
  • ICF makes it easier to achieve NZEB – Amvic
    The inherent properties of the Amvic ICFsystem make it easier for developers tomeet energy efficiency, airtightness, noiseand other regulations, according to thecompany’s Pat Martin.
    - 48 days ago 3 Jul 19, 1:56pm -
  • Work underway on ‘crowd funded’ passive house
    Work is progressing on a house designed by Passive House Plus columnist Mel Reynolds that is expected to be certified to the passive house ‘plus’ standard, and which was financed by Property Bridges, Ireland’s first peer-to-peer lender for development finance.
    - 48 days ago 3 Jul 19, 1:52pm -
  • Wool insulation purifies indoor air — Sheepwool Insulation
    Designers, contractors and self-builders looking to protect indoor air quality should consider wool insulation for its natural ability to remove volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and purify indoor air, according to leading Irish supplier Sheepwool Insulation.
    - 49 days ago 2 Jul 19, 1:32pm -
  • Tyvek launch new airtightness accessories
    Tyvek has launched a brand-new suite of airtightness and building envelope accessories to complement its breather membranes and AirGuard range of air and vapour control membranes.
    - 49 days ago 2 Jul 19, 1:27pm -
  • MVHR owners sought for air quality study
    Green Building Store and PHI Architecture are currently seeking property owners with MVHR systems to take part in air quality research in conjunction with Nottingham University.
    - 49 days ago 2 Jul 19, 1:22pm -
  • Focus on whole build systems, not products - NBT
    As construction delivery chain roles have become more fragmented, a lack of joined up thinking has meant that disparate elements of a project don’t always work effectively as a whole, says Andrew Mitchell, managing director of Natural Building Technologies.
    - 49 days ago 2 Jul 19, 1:17pm -
  • Monolith ensures traditional finish on new ICF project
    When looking at new technologies and projects, developers and self-builders might assume that if you’re building with ‘new’ methods such as ICF, SIPS, timber frame and steel frame that you can’t achieve a traditional facade.
    - 49 days ago 2 Jul 19, 1:13pm -
  • Kingspan & Nulok launched insulated roof system
    Long-term partners Kingspan Insulated Panels andNulok have combined their innovative pitchedslate and tile roofing systems to create a slim, versatilesolution that offers the benefits of insulated panelswith the aesthetic appeal of traditional vernacularroof finishes, all in an easy to install package.
    - 49 days ago 2 Jul 19, 1:09pm -
  • Researchers develop plant-based foam insulation
    Washington State University researchershave developed an environmentallyfriendly, plant-based material that theyclaim works better than polystyrene foam forinsulation.
    - 49 days ago 2 Jul 19, 1:02pm -
  • Housing ‘race to the bottom’ bad for climate & quality — energy expert
    The pressure to build large volumes of additional housing in response to the housing crisis is driven by false logic and risks undermining both the quality of new homes and UK carbon targets, according to Richard Tibenham, lecturer in building physics at the University of Lincoln and director of Greenlite Energy Assessors.
    - 57 days ago 24 Jun 19, 3:34pm -
  • Saint-Gobain ‘Build Better’ roadshow continues
    Saint-Gobain Ireland announced that its Build Better Roadshowwould travel to the Clayton Hotel in Galway on 25 June, with trips toWaterford and Limerick following in October and November. Thisfollows the success of the first two Build Better Roadshows which tookplace in Belfast and Cork during April and May.
    - 58 days ago 23 Jun 19, 2:06pm -
  • Blind & shutter group calls for Part B changes
    The British Blind & Shutter Association (BBSA) has challenged what it described as the defacto banning of shading on tall glass buildings in Part B of the building regulations, and is seeking a judicial review on several points, principally that the regulation is misconceived as it focusses on combustibility rather than flammability
    - 60 days ago 21 Jun 19, 3:30pm -

Energy Sources

  • Cost Savings with Energy Efficiency
    If there’s one thing guaranteed to motivate us to be energy efficient, it’s seeing our bills getting smaller – so what are the real savings we can expect to make?...-- Delivered by Feed43 service
    - 2 days ago 18 Aug 19, 8:04am -
  • Eco Friendly Insulation Materials
    Everyone knows how important it is to have good insulation if you want to save energy; today’s eco friendly materials mean you can – without costing the earth!...-- Delivered by Feed43 service
    - 2 days ago 18 Aug 19, 8:04am -
  • Five 'Must-Have' Devices Guaranteed to Help Save Energy
    We all like a good gadget - and here are five of the best that are guaranteed to help just about everyone save energy....-- Delivered by Feed43 service
    - 2 days ago 18 Aug 19, 8:04am -
  • Five Steps to a Low Energy Christmas
    Having a low energy Christmas calls for careful preparation; here’s our five step plan to help you have a great time, without sending the meter spinning like a top....-- Delivered by Feed43 service
    - 2 days ago 18 Aug 19, 8:04am -
  • General Energy Saving Tips
    Energy saving is something everyone can do, but when whole communities get involved, the benefits can be enormous; with the right approach there are plenty of savings…...-- Delivered by Feed43 service
    - 2 days ago 18 Aug 19, 8:04am -
  • Insulating Water Pipes and Tanks
    There are few quicker or simpler steps you can take to start saving energy than insulating your tanks and water pipes – and the pay-back is surprisingly quick....-- Delivered by Feed43 service
    - 2 days ago 18 Aug 19, 8:04am -
  • Low Carbon Buildings Programme
    Going carbon neutral certainly doesn’t come cheap, but through the Low Carbon Buildings Programme, householders can apply for a grant to cover a big part of the costs…...-- Delivered by Feed43 service
    - 2 days ago 18 Aug 19, 8:04am -
  • Saving Energy in the Garden
    There’s nowhere near the scope to cut energy usage in the garden as there is in the rest of the home, but there are still ways to make some savings....-- Delivered by Feed43 service
    - 2 days ago 18 Aug 19, 8:04am -
  • Understanding Energy Rating Labels
    Energy rating labels give you vital information about a product’s performance and efficiency; if you understand the label, making the right choice could hardly be…...-- Delivered by Feed43 service
    - 2 days ago 18 Aug 19, 8:04am -
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