Advice Note Number 6 – Airtight Cavity Masonry Construction (thanks again to @ecologicalbuild )

This follows quickly on from the Advice Note #5 on roof insulation and ventilation and deals with achieving airtightness with a masonry, cavity construction. There are stacks of disclaimers on the advice note as this deals with the basics only; Read More …

Advice note added on roof ventilation and insulation; special thanks to @ecologicalbuild

This problem has been coming up a lot recently, especially with self builders. The question is in what circumstances can you fully fill the rafter depth with insulation. Here’s the Advice Note No. 5 on Roof Ventilation and Insulation It Read More …

Sometimes following CPD you have a big rethink! Mention for @ecologicalbuild

A sort of follow-up to the Post on CPD; sometimes following a CPD session it really pushes you into a rethink on the way you’re doing things. After a CPD session on #PassivHaus we had a site visit to the Read More …

Final guest blog post on Living Off-Grid – Effluent Disposal!

Below is the fourth (and final guest blog post for Construct Ireland Magazine) on Living Off-Grid; this one deals with how you safely get rid of your effluent-not pleasant but essential! Part 4 – Living Off-Grid – Effluent Disposal! Previous Read More …