MECHANICAL VENTILATION WITH HEAT RECOVERY
Every home needs fresh air for good indoor air quality and the safe operation of combustion appliances. Opening windows and doors teamed with extractor fans was in the past sufficient...
REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT
With higher carbon taxes looking increasingly likely in the future, many Irish people will soon have little choice but to spend money on becoming more environmentally friendly...
INTRODUCTION TO NZEB
Part L for Buildings Other than Dwellings was published in December 2017, and applies to all new buildings commencing after the 1st January 2019. The regulations require a 60% energy performance improvement on the previous building regulations...
HOMEOWNERS LOSING OUT ON LOWERING BILLS
Homeowners losing out on substantially lowering bills by failing to avail of efficiency grants. Homeowners in Ireland have been urged to take advantage of Government grants to help reduce their bills substantially and increase their homes energy efficiency...
JOB PLAN TO SHAKE CONSTRUCTION SECTOR
As part of its plans to boost productivity in the construction sector, the Government aims to double the retrofitting of homes with insulation to 50,000 a year. The plan is one of a large number of measures contained in the Future Jobs Ireland 2019 report...
Over 80 developments between 2015 and 2018 had been granted planning permission for Solar Farms throughout the Republic of Ireland. However, to date, none of these renewable energy sources are operational...
MREF CALLS ON THE GOVERNMENT TO SHOW LEADERSHIP ON SOLAR POWER
Calls have been made by chairman of the Micro Renewable Energy Federation, Pat Smith, for Government TD’s to lead the way on climate action by generating part of the electricity requirements for their own homes through installing Solar PV...
IRELAND FAILING TO ACHIEVE CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION
The publication of the Climate Change Performance Index has seen Ireland ranked 28th out of 56 countries in the Renewable Energy Category. The CCPI, released at the UN Climate Conference, is designed to track countries efforts in combatting climate change...
335W SOLAR PV KITS
With Solar PV quickly becoming an integral component in meeting your Part L requirements, Passive House Systems have focused on supplying you with the most cost effective and efficient way to reduce your electricity costs and...
NEW PHS SPRAY PRIMER
This primer is to add to our highly extensive range of airtightness products. Use of a primer is vital to ensure a smooth application and to provide an effective overall bond strength...
AIRTIGHTNESS PRODUCTS INSTALLATION
Constructing a building with proper airtightness is a simple straightforward procedure. However, to ensure the best execution of airtightness, you need to take several steps before and during the process of airtightness installation...
Did you know that by an airtight retrofit home, you can not only identify but also correct the traditional envelope problems of buildings? Unfortunately, conventional products are unable to provide an effective solution to the majority...
Airtightness testing is required under technical guidance document part: L and the test must be carried out by a certified tester to Test Standard IS EN:13829:2000 (Thermal performance of buildings. Determination of air permeability of buildings. Fan pressurization method).
Many building materials are airtight, such as: concrete, good quality OSB, plaster and vapour control layers. To create an efficient airtight design, the airtight materials have to be connected together to make a continous layer. Our Airtightness Tapes can be used in a variety of situations.
BEST CHRISTMAS WISHES
Whole Team of Clean Energy Ireland would like to Thank you for the last year and wish you peaceful, family Christmas. May the 2018 give you the opportunity to realize your dreams, rediscover your strengths and rejoice the pleasure that life would bring your way.
November 29, 2017
AIRTIGHTNESS TRAINING COURSE
Passive House Systems (registered as Training Providers with Engineers Ireland) are delighted to announce that our Airtightness Training Course now offers structured CIRI CPD.
Our Airtightness Training Course benefits designers, builders and construction students. It covers the following: The importance of airtightness & vapour control ...
June 1, 2017
PASSIVE HOUSE DESIGN - AIRTIGHTNESS PRODUCTS
Air tightness is defined as preventing the flow of unplanned air entering a building through gaps and cracks in the building fabric which leads to an energy efficient, affordable, eco-friendly construction.
An air-tight membrane is installed on the inside of building envelope; this inner barrier protects the interior of the building against infiltration of outside air. Insulation prevents the escape of heat from the inside.
March 24, 2017
BLOWERPROOF BRITISH BOARD OF AGREAMENT
The British Board of Agreament has awarded the Certificate for the Blowerproof product.
This product has been assessed by the British Board of Agreament as being fit for its intended use. Provided it is installed, used and maintained as set out in this Certificate.
March 7, 2017
50-YEAR DURABILITY CERT FOR AIR TIGHT PRODUCTS
Gerband won it from the University of Kassel in Germany for three of its premier airtightness products.
The certification has been awarded to Gerband Sd vapour control and airtight membrane, Gerband 586 airtightness tape, and Gerband Fortax 6400 internal adhesive sealant.
October 20, 2016
PASSIVE HOUSE SYSTEMS ATTENDS AN OFF-SITE LONDON
Thanks to all who visited our stand at the very successful Off-Site show in London recently.
We announced the LABC certification at the show and launched 3 new products.
October 7, 2016
GERBAND ACHIEVES LABC CERTIFICATION
We are delighted to announce that the Gerband Air tightness system has achieved LABC certification.
LABC Registered Details is a certification system proving compliance with building regulations and standards across England, Wales and Scotland.