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Ecomerchant now stocking Herschel Infrared heating products

Leading sustainable building product supplier Ecomerchant is now supplying Herschel Infrared heating panels, and Ecomerchant’s Will Kirkman says they are an ideal heating solution for passive house projects.

Good design key to heating & cooling via MVHR – CVC Direct

A big part of a comfortable household is having good indoor air quality and a comfortable air temperature. Mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR) is an efficient way of providing the necessary ventilation with little heat loss.

Framespace steel-frame system passes thermal imaging test

A thermal imaging report carried out by thermography experts EcoScan has revealed crucial differences in energy performance between a new light-gauge steel-frame house in Sligo, and a neighbouring house of cavity wall construction.

Vernacular passive

A building doesn’t have to be designed as a cube to meet the passive house standard, but it helps. This as yet uncertified passive house in Carlow shows that, climate permitting, less compact designs can be made passive – by pushing the envelope.

Dynamic Ducting

Heat recovery ventilation, a technology that has become a standard building application in Scandinavian countries, is rapidly gaining recognition in Ireland as a solution to both problems.
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