JB Hemp House

Co. Longford

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This two-story dwelling is based on a traditional long house. It is constructed in timber frame 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 (MHRV) and rainwater harvesting was also be installed. A wetland system designed by Olan Herr reedbed and wetland system consultant Dundalk is also part of the build. We won the 2012 Green Residential Building Award. The dwelling was featured in PASSIVE HOUSE+ in October 2015.

Passive House Plus Magazine Feature
https://passivehouseplus.ie/magazine/new-build/ireland-s-1st-hemp-built-passive-house

Green Award Residential Building 2012
https://www.greenawards.ie/2012-winners

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