Interesting projects: Fully passive energy specification. A traditional large house built in keeping with an established neighbourhood in Galway

House No 284, is a modified Skagerack 265 in semi-traditional style. Fully passive energy specification. A traditional large house built in keeping with an established neighbourhood in Galway. Maintenance free wooden windows with aluminum external cover.

Passive and traditional home in Salthill Galway

Passive and traditional home in Salthill Galway

Large two-storey extension towards the garden featuring master bedrooms and large family room. External walls completely maintenance free in grey coloured silicate-render. Traditional looking large house with grey-rendered exterior. External architraves and heavy window-sill will be white to create a contrast.

Excotic Galway location

Excotic Galway location

First trailer arrives with passive kit-house

First trailer arrives with passive kit-house

Entrance door from inside of house.

Entrance door from inside of house.

Large open plan living and dining area with large windows towards the west. Two storey Skagerack passive house built in Salthill, Galway.

Large open plan living and dining area with large windows towards the west. Two storey Skagerack passive house built in Salthill, Galway.

Breakfast area in cosy alcove in kitchen

Breakfast area in cosy alcove in kitchen

Pictures show lots of building material is initially crane-lifted in to save manual handling later on. This slows down the procedure, but it saves time and effort later on.IMG_1443_2000x1500Scandinavian Homes special double wall is entirely cold bridge-free with 335mm of Rock-wool insulation. 700mm of blown-in cellulose fiber insulation in the flat attic and insulated concrete foundation gives extraordinary performance.

IMG_1457_2000x1500This house was erected in June 2014 and completely finished and the owners moved in less than 6 months later. All works well as expected of a passive house. The ventilation system was fine-tuned by Scandinavian Homes with our special air-flow metering equipment after the customers had moved in.   IMG_1459_2000x1500IMG_1466_2000x1500

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