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Fairview, Social Housing Scheme Dublin 3

Location: Fairview, Dublin 3

Project overview:

The first social housing scheme of any kind to top the BER scale in Ireland, this project is a timely reminder that in the midst of a national housing emergency, it is possible to tackle climate change and blitz the forthcoming nearly zero energy building targets, while housing the most vulnerable in society in healthy, fuel poverty-proof homes predicted to incur zero heating cost.

€89 or zero estimated annual heating costs excluding/including effect of PV array on heat pump running costs.

Development: Five-unit sheltered housing scheme (54 – 63 sqm)
Completed: February 2017
Location: Fairview, Dublin 3
Build method: Aerated concrete block with external insulation, foamed glass insulation to foundation
Standard: A1 BER

 Products installed:
  • Nilan Compact P unit, which includes an exhaust air heat pump combined with passive heat recovery ventilation