Project Name: Coultry Road Ballymun
Location: Ballymun Dublin 9
Architects: O’Mahony Pike Architects
Completion Date: 2013
We were engaged as specialist airtightness experts to carry out site audits of the ongoing works, review of details, complex junctions, and the FINAL ISO 17025 INAB Accredited airtightness. The speed of construction, complexity of the building and size of the project resulted in 1 x monthly inspection intervals and regular workshops with the site team which enabled the building fulfil its specification of < 3.00 (m3/hr) /m2 @ 50Pa.
The project comprised of the construction of 25nr dwellings and associated site and road works. The gross internal floor area of approximately 2,068m2 which comprises of 7 nr 1 bedroom apartments, 4 nr 2 bedroom apartments, 12 nr 3 bedroom apartments/houses and 2 nr 4 bedroom apartments on a 3 acre site. The apartments / houses are being constructed to an A3 BER standard and include air tightness tests, minimising thermal bridging and inclusion of a solar thermal hot water system and flue gas heat recovery units.