GreenTec Ecological Homes are to start construction on a low energy home at Letterard, Co. Galway. The RIAI Architects in charge of the project are Mulcaire Heffernan, Barna, Co. Galway (web: www.mulcaireheffernan.com). Construction is now underway. This Low Energy Home will consist of the following; 150mm floor insulation on standard raft foundation 250mm Pumped Cavity Wall [...]
Niall Dolan of GreenTec Ecological Homes is now a Certified Passive House Tradesperson approved by the Passivhaus Institut in Germany. The course and exam was held by Darren O Gorman of Target Zero Training in Portlaoise. A Passive House is a a building standard that is truly energy efficient, comfortable, affordable and ecological at the same time. Passive House is not a brand name, but [...]
Latest Air test result for 250mm cavity house at Inverin 0.37 air changes at 50pa. AMPACK membrane and tapes were used and supplied by The Insulation Store
Latest Air test result for Spiddal Block Cavity House comes in at 0.54 air changes at 50pa. Pro Clima Intello membrane and tapes were used and supplied by Ecological Building Systems.
Latest Air test result for Kinvara Timber Frame Passive House comes in at 0.52 air changes at 50pa. House is being built on behalf of QEhomes or Quality Eco Homes.com. Pro Clima DB+ membrane and tapes were used and supplied by Ecological Building Systems.
Pro Clima Airtight Membranes and Tapes are the chosen materials used in reaching a low result for Spiddal house. All materials are available from Ecological Building Systems. Air Testing will be done in coming weeks. Ampack Airtight Membranes and Tapes are the chosen materials used in reaching a low result for Inverin house. All materials [...]
Passive Traditional Strip Foundation GreenTec Ecological Homes just completed the supply and fit of a passive traditional strip foundation developed by Miles Sampson Architects from QE Homes at a site near Kinvara, Co. Galway. This passive strip foundation is only available to QE Homes projects which design and build Timber frame kit homes nationwide. Also used in [...]
GreenTec Eco Homes are to start work in the coming days at a site in Kinvara, Co. Galway. The house is being built for QE Homes which are bringing a new standard of Kit Homes to the market. QE Homes were not involved directly in the design of this project but have been instructed to [...]