Why this Co Cork new build chose PV panels

As an engineer and one of the first to be on the building energy rating assessors’ database, Rodger O’Connor was on a mission to install renewables in his Co Cork new build. The questions was, which ones.

How did you go about doing the energy calculations?


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 astrid.madsen@selfbuild.ie

Repair or replace?

Amazing views from Antrim new build