Having completed one of the first passive design courses in Ireland, Mark is passionate about passive design and all the details. He has a lot of experience in house design, drawing and the build industry as well as a previous self-build. Using the contacts he has built up over time, Mark was able to source quality tradesmen and materials for this passive construction.
‘This was very important as the passive standard is so high and quality workmanship is key to the finish product receiving certification,’ explains Niamh.
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