Oranmore Passive House

OranmoreExternalInsulationPassive House Builders Ltd
Cyril Mannion, Passive House Builder

Planning permission had already been granted when we were contracted to build this passive house in Oranmore, Co. Galway. This fact made the build particularly challenging. Once you have permission, there’s not much you can do about orientation or glazing, and getting both of these right are very important in passive building. The client’s plans hadn’t ignored the sun however, and with the front just twenty degrees off full south, he had secured permission for a large glazed section on this elevation.

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