Why hot water is the energy guzzler to watch out for when designing an NZEB house

The greatest challenge we have when it comes to new builds in Ireland is how to provide hot water efficiently. Here’s what you need to know.

In this article we cover:

  • Space heating needs in a Near Zero Energy Building (NZEB)
  • Hot water needs in an NZEB house
  • How heat pumps can supply one or both
  • System sizing


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