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Save money by ensuring your house is properly insulated

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You can conserve a large amount of heat, and make a lot of progress towards enhancing the energy efficiency of your home, simply by insulating the building properly. Insulation, in its many forms, helps stop the transfer of heat from one place to another.

Iron - ‘the blood-building mineral’

Iron is the main component needed for the production of haemoglobin, the pigment within our red blood cells, where it is required for oxygen transportation from the lungs to the body’s tissues, and carbon dioxide transportation from the tissues to the lungs.

Boat damaged at Barna after concrete slab thrown onto deck

Gardai in Salthill are investigating how a boat was damaged while it was berthed at Barna Pier last week.

Ensure insulation installer and products are NSAI certified

As the economy continues to grow and more people decide to renovate their homes, the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) is warning consumers to only use NSAI quality certified products and installers when insulating their properties.

Duane Construction wins top national award for use of concrete in local project

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One of Galway’s top construction companies has won an award for the excellence of its use of concrete in a local bulding project.

Fabulous four bed in Gort Na Bro

A fabulous four bedroom semidetached home has just been brought to the market by Michelle Burke, auctioneer & letting agent, in Gort Na Bro, a highly sought after development just off the Western Distributor Road in Knocknacarra.

Home Comforts Better Energy

Home Comforts Better Energy Ltd is part of a national scheme that provides free insulation to homeowners if they meet certain criteria.

Insulate your home with the Midland Warmer Home Scheme

Midland Warmer Homes Scheme is delivering a Better Energy Warmer Homes initiative to homeowners/landlords (excluding council houses) who have not previously availed of any grants from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) for houses built before 2006. 

Insulation works and central heating top of council's housing works list

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Mayo County Council has been working on bringing its housing stock up to standard in relation to insulation and central heating works over the past year and that will continue into 2016. In a report to the elected members of the council, senior executive officer Paul Benson outlined that according to preliminary data of the council's 2,046 housing units, 112 of them had been identified as being deficient in terms of central heating provision and 764 had been identified as having insulation standards lower than being applied by the council under its energy efficiency programme. However it was outlined that most of the houses in the 764 identified as being deficient in terms of insulation complied with building regulations at the time of their construction and that the council apply a very high standard when it comes to insulation and it is for this reason that the glaring deficiency exists.

Opt for Technitherm wall insulation in your home

Western Insulation offer Technitherm cavity wall fill. With 25 years of proven performance insulating all types of cavity in all types of climate, Technitherm is a fully certified spray foam insulation for injection into closed cavities of new and existing homes.


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