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NUIG (National University of Ireland Galway) Energy Society visited Scandinavian Homes Super-passive house.

It was great meeting all of you, good questions. Special thanks to Daniel Fahy for arranging.... good luck! Lars

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'passivehouse+' magazine - Issue 1

Formerly known as 'Construct Ireland' this fresh magazine features an article on our 50th passive house mark

read article here...

self build
Galway 2011 Seminars:
Sat & Sun 7 & 8 May
Lars Pettersson will speak at the 'SelfBuild Extend & Renovate Show'
in Galway.
more details here...
Passive House Party Students

CNN's Jim Boulden reports from Sweden and talks with Hans Eek about Passive Houses and the REC Temovex heat exchanger.
Click here watch the video report

self build

February 2011
Fri 18th - Sun 20th
Lars Pettersson will be a speaker at the 'SelfBuild Extend & Renovate Show'
in Belfast.
more details here...

Passive house: Yearly running cost was only €605 for our six bedroom passive house!
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self build

February 2011
Fri 18th - Sun 20th
Lars Pettersson will be a speaker at the 'SelfBuild Extend & Renovate Show'
in Belfast.
more details here...

Passive house: Yearly running cost was only €605 for our six bedroom passive house!
Click here to learn more..


REC Temovex for sale

Visit our Eco Heat & Vent page for info & prices on the 'REC Temovex Ventilation & Heat recovery' range

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A delegation of students from GMIT Galway of the BSc Architectural Technology course is visiting our office on Friday 23rd Oct '09

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February 2010
Our first house in 'The Village' in Cloughjordan is featured on Construct Ireland's front page
...read the article here...

February 2010,
Fri 19th - Sun 21st
Lars Pettersson will be a speaker at the 'SelfBuild Extend and Renovate Show' in Belfast, Northern Ireland

More details here...

download the programme here...

September 2009
New images from 'The Village' in Cloughjordan
...visit our Cloughjordan page here...

25th June 2009

Zero energy for space heating?
Images on the progress of our 'Seasonal store of solar heat for passive and super passive houses in mild climates' project
More info here...

FOR SALE: Nordica 94 in Ballyglunin, Co. Galway
More info here...


May 9th & 10th 2009

Lars Pettersson will be a speaker at the SelfBuild Extend and Renovate Show
More details here...

April/May 2009

The interior design magazine 'Ur dream home' is featuring an article on our houses by architect Mark Stephens Read here...

10th March 2009

New image gallery and newspaper articles of our two-storey social housing project near Cambridge UK.
More info here...

See The Light - Feb 09

Galway Passive House Conference Feb 4-5th will include a study tour of Scandinavian Homes zero-energy house.

More info here...

High-performance low-cost housing in the UK Scandinavian Homes Ltd, together with our network partner, Carbon Lite Solutions Ltd, are developing low-cost housing to extremely high specifications for the UK market.

Of particular interest is the prospect of reaching zero energy usage for space heating and domestic hot water.

This is made possible by the passive and super-passive performance of Scandinavian Homes shells and their favorable geometric proportions.

The first house has been built, click here for details, articles and images...

Invitation to this free one day event on Thursday 15 May 2008 at Tinakilly Hotel, Rathnew, Co. Wicklow. The day offers an insight into the integration of key components into a passive house. Passive house specialist speakers:

Franz Freundorfer (Passivhaus Consulting), Lars Pettersson (Scandinavian Homes Ltd.), Tomás O'Leary & Arndt Spiegelhauer (MosArt), Peter Smith (Ecologic Building Solutions), Mr. Paul (Paul Warmeruckgewinnung GmbH)

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Green building seminars. Tuesday Nights from 25th March 2008 | 7.00-9.00pm. 5 seminars:  €135, 10 seminars: €255

A 10 week series of Green Building Seminars.

Following on from the popular Green Building Forum, Cultivate in association with EASCA is pleased to announce this series of Green Building seminars.  Each week will explore a different topic from renovating period houses in an ecological way to building passive houses.  The lectures will be taken by a range of green building experts including Duncan Stewart, Lars Petterson, Jay Stuart and Patrick Waterfield.  

Individual seminars are €30 with 20% discount for Cultivate & EASCA members


Green Building Forum with Duncan Stewart:
Designing a new home? Eco-retrofitting?
Don't miss Ireland's foremost Green Building Event!

Sat Sept 29th 2007, 10am - 5pm, €60. Cultivate Centre, Temple Bar.

Lars Pettersson from Scandinavian Homes participates.
He will explore the practical experiences of building 14 passive houses in Ireland.

Dr. Niels Bjergström, explores the Passive Dynamics in this article. Published in issue 8, Vol 3 of Construct Ireland.

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Tune in to "About the house" RTE1 at 20.30 on Tuesday 20th of November 2007. Duncan Stewart film-team visits Lars Pettersson in Sweden to see the passive house factory. They also follow the building of a Scandinavian Homes passive house in Sligo.
Watch the episode here:

Part 1 Part 2

Tune in to RTE1 Nationwide Monday May 14th 2006 at 19.00. Nationwide will be visiting Miriam Green and Anthony Rafferty in their passive house.
The house, a Hibernia 138 with a total floor area of 218m2 (2350sq ft) was built in April 2006 in Athenry, Co. Galway

Watch the episode here

Report by Lars Petterson of Scandinavian Homes after attending the 11th International Passive House Conference in Bregenz, Austria
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Reproduction of an article published in "SelfBuild extend and removate magazine", Winter 2006 edition – Click here (2MB PDF, may take a few minutes to download)

Read about us in Construct Ireland – Click here
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