18th century building becomes a low-energy modern house

18th century building becomes a low-energy modern house

Homeowners Anne and Patrick Jordan’s ambitious upgrade and extension project in County Kildare took the shell of an 18th century farmhouse and transformed it into an elegant family home with a striking-yet-sensitive modern extension — all while embracing a healthy and fabric-first approach to retrofit combined with clever heating system design that has brought them from a G to an A3 rating. Ventilation duties for both the new and old...

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Gresford Architects use Partel products in certified Passive house

Gresford Architects use Partel products in certified Passive house

Located on the outskirts of a Berkshire village, the old water tower - now certified passive house - is that the home of Owner and co-founder of Gresford architects -Tom Gresford. The property has been certified as a Passivhaus – a title granted to buildings that use natural strategies of heating and cooling, instead of counting on electrical systems. Gresford Architects aimed to show that passivhais need not be what...

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Refurbishment in Portobello – LUNOS Ventilation in conservation

Refurbishment in Portobello – LUNOS Ventilation in conservation

We were delighted to be contacted by Diarmaid Brophy Architects – A forward thinking architectural practice with obvious architectural talent but balanced with a good knowledge of how buildings work. The project involves the full refurbishment of this Protected Structure – a mid-19th terrace single storey over basement property with a 2 storey return to the rear. While the property retained much original fabric, it was in a poor state...

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A-Rated Dooroge Woods development opts for LUNOS & Partel

Build tight Ventilate right is often mentioned but not always adhered to. Not so with the exclusive Dooroge woods housing development in Dublin. The main contractors are Greyfields developments who have a history of high quality developments via Marhan construction. Dooroge woods is a development of 37 luxury 3, 4 and 5 bedroom detached homes close to swords in Dublin. The aim of the developers was to deliver a high...

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