Client: Department of Education & Skills
Architect: Department of Education & Science
A new three-classroom school near Portlaoise designed with sustainability in mind. The building promotes low energy use and good day lighting levels. The school is of timber frame construction The wall insulation is of cellulose (recycled newspapers), which were sprayed into place once the building was water-tight A sophisticated dynamic thermal model of the school was created using a computer program from Simulation Research Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California.