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  • Passive House in Cork granted planning permission - Passive House in Cork granted planning permission Our Ballygarvan Passivhaus project has had a positive planning decision. This passive house design, is an extremely compact form which makes passive house compliance much easier and reduces construction cost. There are very few complex junctions with difficult thermal details to resolve.   Call me today 021 2429455 for advice

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  • RIAI Practice Membership 2017 renewed - RIAI Practice Membership 2017 renewed We are delighted to confirm renewal of our professional registration as a practice on the RIAI register. We look forward to another year with very exciting projects in progress, with many imminent announcements on; tender results for our Castlemartyr office conversion airtightness results on our Glasheen Road Enerphit passive house

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  • Enerphit Site Visit 3 January 6th 2017 - Registration is now open for the third and most critical visit to Glasheen Road EnerPhit project. WIndows are installed and airtightness will have been ongoing for three weeks, with a test result on the horizon. If you wish to attend, fill out the form below and email back to me please.
  • Tower Lodge - My grandparent’s house Tower Lodge in Waterford was my maternal grandparent’s house. Some of my earliest memories are of this house, rather than my own, possible because it was so different, being an old building, but also because all the memories are happy one of family gatherings, summer holiday trips. Before it was sold recently,

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  • PHAI (Passive House Association of Ireland) Southern Chapter site visits - PHAI (Passive House Association of Ireland) Southern Chapter final site to Glasheen Road Enerphit. As part of the Passive House Association of Ireland (PHAI.ie) Southern Chapter programme of CPD in passivhaus building knowledge, members have kindly agreed to open their building projects for site visits as a learning resource for builders, architects, students, systems installers and

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  • RIAI Business Series 2016 - Valuing your service and charging for it – Tuesday 7 June Paul McNally of the PassivHaus Architecture Company will be presenting to members of the RIAI on the system we have developed for guiding clients through the initial contact to getting a project securely started on a sound financial footing. Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Time:

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  • New York goes Passive! - naphnconference.com We are delighted to announce our presentation of our work to our North American colleagues at conference in New York this June. The Third Annual North American Passive House Network Conference & Expo will be held June 13th and 14th, 2016, in New York City: Featuring state-of-the-art building strategies, components and professional development necessary

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  • New Passive House Office Building Project - New Passive House Office Building Project For further information see The PassivHaus Architecture Company project page here! Call us on 021 2429455 if you would like something similar.
  • Future Housing Policy opinion piece - These are my thoughts on housing policy as I see it currently; We are in the middle of a housing crisis, with homelessness at shameful levels, rent and purchase prices at levels that exacerbate the issue. Part of the solution is of course to build more houses, but the question needs to be asked to what

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  • What does a high standard of architectural service look like? - What does a high standard of architectural service look like? This post is in response to a diligent client who is asking great questions about their potential consultant for architectural services. Instead of just sending them a response to the question, I decided to put the answer online for all of you to see. She

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