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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The future of Heating is a bottle of water ?

The future of Heating is a bottle of water ?

“The future of Heating is a bottle of water” You would be forgiven for thinking that the future of heating our buildings is with electricity in recent times, but the arrival of nZEB building standards in the EU means heat pumps no longer meet new renewable energy requirements. However not to worry. It may surprise […]

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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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Making big news in France are new car emissions fines. 

Making big news in France are new car emissions fines. 

Making big news in France are new car emissions fines.    The Government is about to start fining more vehicles in a serious way to deal with carbon emissions and in advance of a total petrol/diesel ban in 11 years. A new eco-tax from Jan 1st 2019 on new cars that emit more than 117 g/km […]

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France looks to hydrogen to become 100% renewables

France looks to hydrogen to become 100% renewables

The French Environment & Energy Management Agency (ADEME) will allocate €100 million next year to support the nation’s hydrogen industry. The French government believes hydrogen – for storage of renewable power – can become a pillar of its energy transition. Minister of Environment, Nicolas Hulot, has a new strategy as he aims for France to […]

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Minister Denis Naughten test drives our Toyota fueled by water

Minister Denis Naughten test drives our Toyota fueled by water

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Whilst HONE Ireland has the largest electric car fleet in Ireland, it also has the ONLY Hydrogen car fleet  in Ireland with two Toyota Mirai’s at its Irish HQ in Mayo. Denis Naughten, Minister for Climate Action, Communications and The Environment took one of the HONE Mirai’s for a long test drive with John Quinn, […]

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Photonomi Group’s Hydrogen Mission to change the world

Photonomi Group’s Hydrogen Mission to change the world

In addition to HONE’s proprietary “daylight” Nanotechnology for energy generation, we are also heavily involved in many areas of hydrogen technology.     “Hydrogen is the most abundant raw material in the Universe. it’s all around us and even falls on our head when it rains. This doesn’t mean we should just move from oil, […]

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How much light energy is available where you are ?

How much light energy is available where you are ?

Light energy and solar energy are completely different sources of energy when it comes to designing science required to harvest them. HONE as a nanotechnology does not use thermal energy from the sun, but light energy from the sun. It doesn’t matter if that light comes through cloud or clear sky’s. Following are the the […]

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NUI Galway Project Launches Smart Renewable Hydrogen White Paper

NUI Galway Project Launches Smart Renewable Hydrogen White Paper

NUI Galway Project Launches Smart Renewable Hydrogen White Paper   Wednesday, 28 March, 2018: A €9.39 million energy sustainability project, known as GenComm, delivered by NUI Galway and ten European partners has launched the first of its White Papers on Smart Hydrogen.   Hydrogen (H2) can be used as a renewable energy storage medium and […]

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