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7th May 2012 Longford Leader

Green Award 2012, The Green Residential Building
Winning project 'hemp lime' house progress photos

hemp lime house

jb hempcrete house - Co. Longford

This two story dwelling is based on a traditional long house.
It is constructed in timberframe with a hempcrete cast construction
outer wall 450mm thick. It was a self build. The client was 100% hands on.
He had great attention to detail.
A heat recover ventilation system (HRV) and rainwater harvesting wwas also be installed.
A wetland system designed by Olan Herr reedbed and wetland system consultant Dundalk
is also part of the build.

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Photos 27.04.2012
Looking good.
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Photos 08.10.2011
Nearing completion, fit out in full swing.
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Photos 24.07.2011
Outside plastering nearly completed.
Fit out well in progress.
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First (preliminary) door blower testing. 18.05.2011
To see if JB is on track for Passive Haus certification.
A lot of taping took place over that last three weeks.
The inside is plastered but not the outside.

Also see my Eco Arc Blog.

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Photos 20.02.2011
Snow and tempratures of -15c in December stopped construction for 2010.
With some of the fine weather in January 2011 the hemp walls
on the first floor could be finished.
February saw the windows to be fitted.
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Just before the snow.... Photos 26.11.2010
Hemping the House progressing well, shuttering up for lift 6

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Shuttering for the second pour still in place. Photos 10.10.2010
Hemping the House well in progress.

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The roof is covered to stop the rain. Photos 15.09.2010
The window box framing is in progess.

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The timberframe went up quickly. Photos 08.09.2010
On the inside is Multi-Pro XS a non-Combustable racking board.
The timberframe was designed and installed by "A-Frame" Co. Meath
A-Frame web site

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The passive house foundatons went in 29.06.2010
The system was designed and installed by Viking House Dublin.
More photos on the Viking House web site

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The build was started in January 2010.
The Garage was built first to put the knowledge into
practice and get good hands on experience for the House build.
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