Irish Building and Design Awards 2017 We’re delighted to learn that our passive house in Spidda pictured below and designed by Helena McElmeel Architects, has been shortlisted in this years Irish Building and Design Awards – House Building Project of the Year. Thanks to all who contributed to the construction Finalists
Fitted recently a Bauder Green Roof system on a timber frame be-spoke house built in Bodyke, Co. Clare. During the summer months the sedum plants flower into beautiful colours and are low maintenance. The green roof system fits in well in lovely location with surrounding lands and lake.
Images below show a yoga space currently under construction in Kinvara. Walls and Ceilings are Insulated with Sheepswool Insulation then made airtight with a further 50mm sheepwool to service cavity. A ventilation system is also fitted to ensure excellent air quality.
Low Energy home at Turloughmore, Co. Galway. The RIAI Architects in charge of the project are Helena McElmeel (www.mcelmeel.ie)
Low Energy home at Bushypark. Galway. The RIAI Architects in charge of the project are Mulcaire Heffernan, Barna, Co. Galway (web: www.mulcaireheffernan.com).
Low energy timber frame construction designed by Boyd Cody Architects, Dublin Specification Includes Timber Frame Construction External Douglas Fir Timber Cladding Bauder Green Roof System Polished Concrete (floors, fireplace and counter tops) Nibe Heat Pump HRV Syatem Rational Timber Windows
Low energy block construction designed by MCA Design and project managed by Clarke Construction Design, Loughrea, Co. Galway Specification Includes 200mm Block Cavity Construction High spec insulation to floors walls and roofs Heat Pump TBC HRV Syatem Triple Glazed Windows