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Winkens Architecture
Whitestown, Drinagh
Wexford, Ireland
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BER A1

               Green Awards Finalist 2013

Another one for this House       

low energy house, nearly zero-energy building(nZEB)
Irelands 1st CERTIFIED PASSIVE HOUSE with A1 BER

South/Garden Elevation

Passive House Plus Magazine out NOW

See Certified Passive House listing

FBC   Bungalow,   near   Bunclody,   Co. Wexford

This Bungalow is a Certified Passive House with BER Rating of A1, the first one in Ireland
and 6th dwelling with a A1 BER of 411,986 tested by 20.11.2013.
It enjoys great views from the south and west facing terrace.

A great prfessional team was assembled by the client:
Architect:   Winkens Architecture    www.winkens.ie
Engineer:   Deane Turner Associates
Q.S.:   Patrick Breen    www.patrickbreen.ie
Detailing:   Archie O'Donnell   Integrated Energy   www.integrated.ie
General Contractor:   Chris Gahan   GR8 Construction Ltd    www.gr8construction.ie
Windows:    Brian Raftery    True Windows    www.truewindows.ie
Airtightness:   Roman Szypura   clioma house   www.clioma.ie
Airtighness testing:  Gavin O'Se   Greenbuild   www.greenbuild.ie
Planning 3D Elevations and Views.
3D 1 3D 2 3D 3
3D 4 3D 5 3D 6

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Completed 10.12.2012 (photos Paul Tierney)
The clients are in and the PV Cells are doing their job.
All just in time for Christmas 2012.

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Passive House + A1 Passive House + A1 Passive House + A1 Passive House + A1

Passive House + A1 Passive House + A1 Passive House + A1 Passive House + A1 Passive House + A1

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Photos 26.10.2012     Ready to move in.
Still needs a lick of Paint.
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Photos 25.09.2012     Ceiling insulation arriving on site.
Front door in. Final push on.
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Photos 23.08.2012     First Door blower test, went well.
Prelim airtest result under 0.8 airchanges, before plastering.
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Photos 08.08.2012    Window fitting start.
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Photos 28.06.2012    Roof slated in, windows surrounds read,
airtightness membrane ceiling in progress.
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Photos 14.05.2012   Roof trusses almost completed.
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Photos 04.05.2012   Roof trusses started, top of cavity closed.
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Photos 18.04.2012   Up to wall plate level, next week roof trusses.
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Photos 15.04.2012   Weather fine, ready for roof trusses.
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Photos 05.04.2012   A few details, clients photos.
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Photos 22.03.2012   Block work in full swing.
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Photos 01.03.2012   Good start weather fine.
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