GreenTec Ecological Homes have just signed contracts for the construction of a new dwellinghouse in Spiddal, Co. Galway. The RIAI Architects in charge of the project are Heffernan & Assoc, Barna, Co. Galway (web: www.haa.ie). Construction is underway. This Low Energy Home will consist of the following; 150mm floor insulation on standard raft foundation 250mm Pumped […]
With increasing levels of insulation, the use of impermeable cladding materials and new methods of construction, can often come increased risk of condensation in buildings. Condensation can give rise to a range of problems from surface staining of internal finishes to long term degradation of the structure. GreenTec Eco Homes carry out a condensation risk […]
Below is the PDF file which can be downloaded to view Greentec Easca member profile as featured on the May – June 2010, edition on Construct Ireland Magazine.
7 Pallets of Fermacell Plaster Board arrived at site in Barna, Co. Galway today and slabbing is underway. Below is some information on the Fermacell Plaster Board and its environmental benefits. Environmental Fermacell, the high performance Dry Lining board with Class 0 fire rating, excellent acoustic qualities and superb resistance to impact and moisture, brings […]
Styrodur C Green Insulation Board Styrodur C the environmentally friendly Insulation board from Basf was fitted on our latested site in Barna, Co. Galway. We are using it on our Timber Frame to act as a warm frame and warm roof to eliminate cold bridge.
We are sealing and finishing all our fermacell plaster boards and internal walls with BIOFA Natural Paints. The paints are supplied from Biochrome Natural Paints, Tulla, Co. Clare www.biochrome.ie
Low Carbon Concrete Low Carbon Concrete can dramatically decrease carbon emissions, save energy and reduce quarrying, while also helping structures to last longer. Low Carbon Concrete uses Ecocem green cement leading to a reduced carbon footprint. Concrete containing Ecocem is also stronger, looks better and lasts longer making it the sustainable solution of choice for […]