HONE Knowledgebase

HONE Knowledgebase

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HONE has created this new website with its own knowledge-base section due to the vast number of changes in building and renovation rules coming down the tracks.

This knowledge-base will be used to educate on as much of the changes as possible in language everyone can understand.

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Video – Building a New Home (nZEB)

Video – Building a New Home (nZEB)

nZEB: If you are building a new home no matter what stage of construction, then you should understand what nZEB is about to do across Europe. 1. Minister Bruton, Ireland’s Minster for Climate Action, Environment & Communications visits Europe’s best energy rated home.   2. See HONE product packages for new builds.    

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Europe’s Best Government Certified A1 nZEB Energy rated home breaks more renewable records

Europe’s Best Government Certified A1 nZEB Energy rated home breaks more renewable records

It’s now only a couple of days away from the shortest day of the year. The exact date (17th-22nd) depends on where you are located in the northern hemisphere. The Winter Solstice impacts any renewable energy technology that depends on Solar Radiation. In Ireland which has the lowest light levels in the world, the sun […]

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Ireland’s emissions reduction of 1pc well short of 20pc target

Ireland’s emissions reduction of 1pc well short of 20pc target

Ireland will achieve “at best” a 1pc reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, well short of a 20pc legally-binding target, the Environmental Protection Agency says. Use of coal and peat for power generation, coupled with a rise in agriculture emissions as the dairy herd expands, and growing numbers of cars on the roads, means […]

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HONE – The World’s most powerful renewable technology

HONE – The World’s most powerful renewable technology

  HONE is now certified in over 140 countries worldwide. HONE is the only full performance Thermal Electric Renewable Technology available globally. This means: It has no fuel bills – it just uses daylight as fuel. It produces high temperature heating as well as electricity. (Generation 5) It uses proprietary nanotechnology to achieve this. It […]

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Ireland is going NZEB in the next round of Part L building regulations – CONSULTATION IS OPEN

Ireland is going NZEB in the next round of Part L building regulations – CONSULTATION IS OPEN

Ireland is about to make the jump to NZEB (Near Zero Energy Building). NZEB is the new EU building standard to be implemented in each EU country by 2021. The MAIN changes to the regulations affecting residential are as follows: # New builds will have to meet a partial A2, less than 45 kWhrs/m2/year. # […]

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