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PHS at Selfbuild Show!

Further to the success of our recent attendance at Selfbuild Live Show in Blanchardstown, Dublin, we are happy to announce our attendance at Selfbuild in Limerick,

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PHS Loft Stairs Hood

We are happy to introduce our new airtight product – PHS Loft Stairs Hood. The attic access door is, typically, one of the largest sources

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Christmas 2022

We would like to proudly inform you, that in lieu to giving 2022 Christmas presents, Passive House Systems Ireland made contributions to Simon Community and Aware.

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Insulation in Ireland

In Ireland, we use insulation for a variety of functions. We insulate against sound, heat, wind and even fire. In this post we’ll outline everything

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PHS Solar Panels

PHS Solar Panels – let us bring sunshine into your lives! Did you know that every hour the Earth is hit with more energy from

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Our Gerband 586 Tape

We have some exciting news to share this week! One of our best-selling airtightness products has got the new looks: our Gerband 586 tape has

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Breath in with PHS!

Dear readers, Breathe in…and let the reading begin! Did you know that the verb ‘ventilate’ has been recorded in English in early 15th century? This

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50 year Durability Certificate

Leading airtightness manufacturer Gerband has received 50-year durability certification. Gerband won it from the University of Kassel in Germany for three of its premier airtightness

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Airtightness Tapes

You can create an efficient airtight design, using airtightness tapes. Many building materials are airtight such as concrete, good quality OSB, plaster, and vapour control layers.

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Airtightness Testing

Airtightness testing is a vital step if planning to achieve an effective air permeability. Airtightness testing is required under technical guidance document part: L and

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Window Insulation Tapes

Using Window Insulation Tapes and achieving a continuous and efficient airtight layer is only half the battle. Thermal bypass (commonly known as wind-washing) can have

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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

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Moisture in buildings

Moisture complications can be overcome by airtightness, they have been the death of numerous structures, prominent to expensive destruction and painful inside situations. In further delicate situations

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Airtightness Retrofit

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

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Solar Farms

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

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Introduction to NZEB

What 1are Nearly Zero Energy Buildings? Nearly Zero Energy Buildings are defined in the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive (EPBD) as “a very high energy

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