Septic tank registration

Septic tank

If you have a septic tank and other domestic waste water treatment systems, you must register its details with your local authority and pay a registration fee. New systems must be registered within 90 days of being connected. Replacements of previously registered systems do not have to be registered separately. What are the exemptions from […]

The difference a home energy upgrade makes

My client Francis Clauson shares his story of building Irelands first home with a A1 BER rating & Passive House Certification. Find out why he did it and what’s it like living there eight years on. Also Susan Andrews from SEAI’s Home Energy team, explains what exactly is involved in upgrading your home to a […]

Centre Pier, Galway Harbour – Ideas Competition 2009

Galway Harbour Competition 2009

Galway Harbour Company was seeking ideas for a significant building to be located on the Centre Pier, in Galway Harbour. The building should reflect Galway’s importance as a maritime and cultural city and offer a clear image and potential branding for the City of the Tribes.Competitors will be asked to design a building which incorporates […]

2019 – Isover Energy Awards

Isover Award 201

Our project “ES Passive house” was shortlisted. The ISOVER Awards 2019 showcased a broad range of best practice installations, high performing buildings and projects from around Ireland. This was our second time to be shortlisted, we won in 2013. Our shortlisted projects can be seen here:  Isover Energy Awards 2019 Shortlist 

2020 Simon Community Open door initiative.

Simon Open Door 2020

Anyone could sign up to the Simon Open Door initiative and in return for a Euro €95 donation to the Simon Community, they received an hour-long consultation with a certified RIAI Architect. They gave advice on a range of issues relating to your home. Zeno took part again (13th year running) in the Simon Open […]