Ard Bán Housing Development, Letterkenny
Varming Consulting Engineers were commissioned to design the mechanical and electrical services installations for 29 No. new building local authority homes on a green field site, consisting of a mixture of 2, 3 and 4 bedroom units comprising of terraced homes and apartments ranging in size from 80 – 120m2.
The scheme was designed for full NZEB compliance and to achieve BER ratings of A2 for the homes. The use of photovoltaic panels, air to water heat pumps and detailed air tightness measures together with passive ventilation all contributed to achieving NZEB compliance and overall efficient and high quality homes. This is a high quality and sustainable development achieved through collaboration and cooperation by all parties including Donegal County Council, the Design team and the building contractors.