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11:00 - 11:45

How to upgrade the energy efficiency of your home

Shane Murphy, Ashgrove Renewables

Ray Madden, Unilin Insulation


Panel Discussion

11:45 - 12:30

Think Energy from Codema, Dubln's Energy Agency



Gobnait Ni Neill

12:30 - 13:15

Modern building methods: benefits and what options are out there

Ronan McDermott, Hempbuild
Szilard Czako, Clayblock
Dainius Prakapavicius, iDomus Construction
Pat Martin, AMVIC Ireland
Kevin McAleer, McAleer Conway


Panel Discussion

11:00 -11:45

How much does it cost to build a house in Ireland today

Land Options Ireland


Craig Jones

11:45- 12:30

Budget-savvy design tips



Eleanor Clarke

12:30 - 13:15

Building to the passive house standard in Ireland: what’s involved - With an example of a house renovation

Passive House Association of Ireland & South West College


Barry Mc Carron

10:30 - 11:15

How the First Home Scheme can help bridge your funding gap

First Home Scheme

How the First Home Scheme works and how you might use it to assist with your build costs.


Michael Broderick

11:15 - 12:00

Geothermal Heat Pump & Using Solar PV Power


Discover the Life Cycle Benefits of Geothermal - Come along and discover the New Geothermal/Air hybrid heat pump, 70% lower heating cost and 30 year’s operating life, achieves record breaking SCOP. 1. Under Floor Heating ground source heat pump efficiency, COP 4.6. 2. Over Floor Heating ground source heat pump efficiency COP6.1, learn more. 3. Hybrid Air & Ground source heat pump seasonal efficiency, SCOP 6.5 4. Hybrid heat pumps that connect to more than one energy source and switch over automatically. 5. Lawn collectors to supply energy to Heat pump. 6. Eco4 Light, floor heating & cooling systems using geothermal heat pumps. 7. Bore hole collectors offer heating and free cooling using geothermal heat pumps. 8. Smart controls manage heating and cooling from one smart sensor in each room. 9. Combi heat pumps provide free hot water when making heating or cooling for the house. 10. Smart hot water boilers use mini heat pumps to heat water, dry laundry and cool the Larder. 11. Heat pumps that run on solar power to heat, cool, and make hot water. 12. Smart solar link automatically to run the heat pump when everybody is out and about. 13. Smart battery systems to store solar power in summer and night rate power in winter.


Gerard Duffy

12:00 - 12:45

Decorative and heating appliances

European Stoves and Fireplaces

Visitors will learn about the difference between electric, gas (bio) and wood burning stoves(carbon neutral). We will go through the pros and cons of each type of fuel and energy type of electric fires, wood burning stoves and high efficiency gas bio fires. We will explain in layman's terms about all of the above to hopefully suit the visitors needs. Q&A even after the time period, one to one.


Declan Smyth

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