HERSIL WOOD, KNOCKLYON, CO. DUBLIN
START DATE: 2014 FINISH DATE: 2015 CLIENT: Thorpvale Construction
Development of approx. 20 houses (8 in phase I) on a tight, urban, residential adjacent site in Knocklyon, Co. Dublin. Houses are larger than normal 4 Bedroom Family Homes with sizes ranging from c. 159sqm (1,710 sqft) to c. 178sqm (1,910 sqft).
Houses were designed to be A Rated energy efficient with incorporated solar panels, energy saving gas condensing boilers, heat recovery system, triple glazed UPV Windows as well as a high level of insulation which all combine to lower the energy costs.
Site constraints and challenges included:
- Civil works such as roads, attenuation and drainage;
- Site entrance lined with 4 residential, occupied dwellings
- Communication with occupants and minimisation of disruption to everyday activity by construction works essential;
- Diversion of ESB lines required.