Passive House Plus - August 2018

Passive House Plus - August 2018

Summerisland in County Armagh is the expression of an idea that has taken shape over the years in the pages of this very magazine: the passive house as an ideal family dwelling. Situated on a rural site just west of Portadown, the plan was to, at once, resemble a traditional cluster of Irish farm buildings, while also offering a contemporary and light-filled living area – all while meeting stringent energy targets.

Perspective - May/June 2016

Perspective - May/June 2016

This Centre for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies achieved its sustainability brief through adopting innovative design and construction principles to meet all three demanding standards of Passive House it acts as a demonstration building for the construction industry providing a sustainable, environmentally friendly, attractive and inspiring learning and working environment.