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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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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SEAI Energy Show – RDS

SEAI Energy Show – RDS

April proved to be a busy month for the HONE team, who traveled to Dublin for The SEAI Energy Show and The Ideal Home show in the RDS. The SEAI Energy show has been running for the last 20 years and is the largest multi discipline Business to Business event for the energy sector in […]

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History of Electric Vehicles

History of Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are gaining traction and becoming mainstream, which is notable as the motor trade has been in a negative market since 2016. Electric Vehicles are gaining market share – as awareness and infrastructure are providing consumer confidence – year on year. So how long have Electric Vehicles been around, 10-15 years maybe? Well, […]

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EV Myth Busting

EV Myth Busting

In this section we will explore the myths surrounding Electric Vehicles (EVs). Which are valid concerns and which are unfounded. It is often said that the range published by manufacturers is exaggerated – and mostly, this isn’t a myth. Here’s why and what’s being done to improve the information: Currently the governing body publishing this […]

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Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid, Electric Vehicles – What’s the difference?

Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid, Electric Vehicles – What’s the difference?

Hybrid & Electric vehicles have become a very popular topic over the last few years. As these vehicles continue their march towards mainstream adoption the amount of questions that are asked increase as well. The most popular question being, “What is the difference between a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV), a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) […]

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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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