Energy strategies that lower your bills

If you’re building new, you will want an energy efficient home that delivers on low energy bills and a healthy indoor environment.  

Your energy strategy in a new build will at the minimum, have to meet the building regulations. As seen in the previous guide, the regulations in ROI are stricter than in NI.


Written by Astrid Madsen

Astrid Madsen is the editor of the SelfBuild magazine. She previously held the same role in an Irish trade publication, before that she worked at the National Standards Authority of Ireland. She graduated with a BA in Urban Studies from Columbia University in New York and holds an MBA from the Instituto de Estudios Bursatiles in Madrid. France of origin, she now lives in Portarlington, County Laois, where she's taken on the task of renovating a listed building! Email

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