Tramore, Waterford – World’s First Passive House Supermarket

Susanne Theumer – Passive House Designer and PHI, Darmstadt

Tesco Ireland today unveiled its first environmental store (“eco store”) in Tramore, County Waterford, which is to be officially opened to the public next week. The 30,000 sq ft store will use 45% less energy than a supermarket of a similar size saving 420 tonnes of carbon dioxide per annum, a 30% annual reduction. The first official visitor to the store was Waterford TD and Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism, Martin Cullen.

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