Double pitch extension to cottage with rain-chain completed in Co. Mayo

Below are a few photos in a slideshow from a recently completed extension to a relatively new cottage in County Mayo: Thanks to: Contractor: P Fallon & Sons Ltd Kitchen & Fitted Furniture: Conroy Kitchens Structural Engineering: Paul Cuddy Photography: Read More …

Double pitch Irish Mayo cottage extension [Progress report]

Work progressing well on this tight budgeted double pitched Irish cottage extension in County Mayo. Although small the new layout gives a massive increase in usability, space and light: More to follow…

Why have triple-glazed windows? #Passivhaus – #3 – Solar Gains a bit more & g value

OK here we go, third post on ‘Why have triple glazed windows? following on from Solar Gains and Why have tripled glazed windows?… Here’s the third instalment on the same subject that focuses on Solar Gains and that elusive g-value for Read More …

Why have triple-glazed windows? #Passivhaus – #2 – Solar Gains & more maths…

Following on from Why have tripled glazed windows?… I was intending to write this on Monday but I just couldn’t wait. Here’s the second instalment on the same subject that focuses on Solar Gains. As a counterbalance to the transmission Read More …

Mary completes the house of peacefulness…

I wrote a while back about the conversation between our house and our neighbour’ Mary House. Well, Mary has finished (more or less) and the house is now occupied. A little bit of back history: The house had a planning Read More …