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Irelands 1st CERTIFIED PASSIVE HOUSE with A1 BER
FBC Bungalow, near Bunclody, Co. Wexford
This Bungalow is a Certified Passive House with BER Rating of A1, the first one in Ireland
and 6th dwelling with a A1 BER of 411,986 tested by 20.11.2013.
It enjoys great views from the south and west facing terrace.
A great prfessional team was assembled by the client:
Architect: Winkens Architecture www.winkens.ie
Engineer: Deane Turner Associates
Q.S.: Patrick Breen www.patrickbreen.ie
Detailing: Archie O'Donnell Integrated Energy www.integrated.ie
General Contractor: Chris Gahan GR8 Construction Ltd www.gr8construction.ie
Windows: Brian Raftery True Windows www.truewindows.ie
Airtightness: Roman Szypura clioma house www.clioma.ie
Airtighness testing: Gavin O'Se Greenbuild www.greenbuild.ie
Planning 3D Elevations and Views.
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The clients are happy. But the Garden took a beating this summer
Completed 10.12.2012 (photos Paul Tierney)
The clients are in and the PV Cells are doing their job.
All just in time for Christmas 2012.
Photos 26.10.2012 Ready to move in.
Still needs a lick of Paint.
Photos 25.09.2012 Ceiling insulation arriving on site.
Front door in. Final push on.
Photos 23.08.2012 First Door blower test, went well.
Prelim airtest result under 0.8 airchanges, before plastering.
Photos 08.08.2012 Window fitting start.
Photos 28.06.2012 Roof slated in, windows surrounds read,
airtightness membrane ceiling in progress.
Photos 14.05.2012 Roof trusses almost completed.
Photos 04.05.2012 Roof trusses started, top of cavity closed.
Photos 18.04.2012 Up to wall plate level, next week roof trusses.
Photos 15.04.2012 Weather fine, ready for roof trusses.
Photos 05.04.2012 A few details, clients photos.
Photos 22.03.2012 Block work in full swing.
Photos 01.03.2012 Good start weather fine.
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