Project Description: The house was inefficient there was very little insulation and the walls were damp. The house had poor quality double glazed windows, no natural ventilation,
Measures included in this upgrade are:
Replacement of all windows and doors
Replacement of the oil-fired boiler with an 8.5kW air to water heat pump
Under floor heating throughout
Demand controlled ventilation system
2kW of Solar PV system
Wood burning stove
Energy Monitoring System
The client use to spend €3300 pa on electricity and oil. This retrofit removed all fossil fuels from their home and is part of Irelands transition to a low carbon future. The homeowner has seen a reduction of 70% on their energy bills.
Their home reached an A2 BER, ensuring it has a healthy indoor air quality and consistently warm living spaces 24 hours a day.
Here is the homeowner speaking about her experience of the upgrade.
Below are image of the house before during and after