Milltown – Innovative Rapid Build Housing Development – Apartments

Background Information

 

In July 2023, Thermohouse announced the commencement of the latest phase of our low energy housing development located at Ard Na Greine, Milltown, County Kerry in partnership with Clúid Housing. Construction commenced on the rapid building of social housing units comprising of 28 apartments (3 storey) and 16 bungalows.

Clúid is a provider of high-quality affordable housing and is the largest housing agency in Ireland.

These, social housing units using our innovative building system will ensure rapid build delivery of these A rated homes by early 2025. This is a centrally managed scheme by Clann specifically for occupation by older persons/people with disability/supported living needs.

The Thermohouse Solution

 

Thermohouse was chosen for this development based on a rigorous selection criteria based on the following:

 

  • nZEB compliant: energy requirement = 45kWh/m²/yr (A2 Rating)
  • Substantially reduced building time – up to 60%
  • Superior structural strength – 60-year guarantee
  • Superior sound proofing
  • Reduced requirement for labour, tools and equipment
  • Excellent airtightness – values as low as 0.4 m3/hr/m2

 

Combined with an affordable rent, these super energy efficient houses will also help to combat fuel poverty among tenants.

Key Points
Location: Ard Na Greine, Milltown, Co.Kerry
Building Type: 28 apartment Residential Development (3 storey)
Average Apartment Size: 50-80 m2
System Components: thermowall thermoboard thermoroof thermofloor
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