International Passive House Days 2016

The International Passive House Days weekend takes place this year from 11th – 13th November 2016.

Throughout Ireland there are many Passive House properties taking part in the event this year  – details of some of these are outlined below.

For those who would like to visit these or any of the other Passive House buildings during this year’s event please register at


Kilkilleen, Skibbereen

The dwelling is located on an elevated site in Kilkilleen, Skibbereen. To the west there are panoramic views of Roaring Water Bay, and to the north there are views over Reemurish.This distinctively modern family home is designed to meet the high performance criteria required of Passive House standards. The configuration and layout of the building is in response to the context of the site, taking advantage of it’s aspect and maximising the scenic views.

The house will be open for viewing on Saturday 12th November


Crawfordburn, Ballymullan, Northern Irelandphai_hi_res_3

The house will be open on Saturday 12th November from 2.30pm to 4.30pm

Paul McAlister will be will be giving a talk on the property at 3.00pm


Merlin Park Lane, Galwaygalway

This 188m2 two-storey pre-manufactured timber frame family home built in 2016 was designed to suit the modular system of Scandinavian Homes Ltd. focusing on passive housing.

The house is open on Sun 13th Nov 2 -5pm