Athenry Passive House

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Cyril Mannion, Passive House Builder

‘Nothing Rattles.’ Says Scott Cook of his Athenry Home. ‘In standard houses, you get doors and windows rattling all the time. That doesn’t happen here, even though we’re in a very windswept spot. Plus it’s quiet. All that insulation also keeps out noise.’

A passive house built by Passive House builders in 2010, Scott says it could hardly be more different from the house he and his family used to live in. ‘Chalk and cheese. It’s far more comfortable. In a standard house, you’re constantly shutting doors to try and keep heat in. Now you get a uniform temperature everywhere.’

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