Hi-therm+ wins Housebuilder building fabric award

Keystone Lintels has won the ‘best building fabric product’ award at the 2018 Housebuilder Product Awards for the company’s Hi-therm+ lintel.

Ground-breaking Glavloc completes latest low energy rapid build

Glavloc has recently completed a 129 square metre three-bedroom house in Carrickmines, Dublin, using the company’s innovative rapid-build construction system, which combines off site manufacturing and on-site assembly

Flynn HRV appoints new design engineer

Leading ventilation experts Flynn Heat Recovery Systems have announced the appointment of John Corroon in a design and technical sales role at the company.

Naas homes feature Daikin Altherma heat pumps

A new housing development in Naas, Co. Kildare is showing the way forward for Irish residential development, with its combination of fabric-first construction and the latest heat pump technology from Daikin.

Diasen thermal lime plaster features on RTE renovation

Ecological Building Systems featured on a recent episode of RTE’s The Great House Revival. The show, which is presented by architect Hugh Wallace, follows homeowners undertaking the arduous task of transforming derelict properties into modern buildings.

BEAM announces passive house cert for MVHR system

Industry-leading mechanical ventilation company Beam Vacuum & Ventilation has announced their Axco HERU 100T mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR) unit is now a certified passive house component.

Understanding SFP crucial to MVHR choice — CVC Direct

One of the key elements that influences choice of mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR) units is specific fan power (SFP), says leading MVHR supplier CVC Direct. The basic principle of the passive house standard is to reduce energy demand, and SFP is a key indicator for measuring the energy efficiency of the MVHR unit. The lower the SFP, the more efficient the system.

Ancon wins Queen’s Award for innovation

Ancon was honoured at a royal reception on 28 June to celebrate its success in the 2018 Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, the company’s third such award.

Leading green architect & contractor launch design & build venture

Leading green architect Miles Sampson and contractor Niall Dolan of GreenTec Homes have joined forces to launch Quality Eco Homes, a new company that will offer complete sustainable design and build service.