Ep56 – The new concrete levy and how to save on your self-build

Kieran McCarthy of KMC Homes talks about:

  • The new concrete levy due to come into force September 2023 in Ireland
  • How to reduce the amount of concrete you use on your build
  • How to save on your build costs?
  • What’s the most cost effective build route nowadays?
  • Where are build costs heading?


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

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