Irish Association Of Self Builders
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Welcome to Irish Association of Self Builders, Ireland‘s largest construction web site where you can find information on self building and house construction including the latest innovations, products and services available to you for your self build project.
Protecting your investment
Insurance is one of those area’s that some self builders think they can do without and by doing so they can save themselves some money. “Wrong”. This should be the most important part of your project.
Renewable Energy is energy gained from sources in the process of which few or hardly any harmful effects on the environment occur.
What kind of renewable energy technology is available to you as a self builder? More.…
The Home Energy Saving (HES) scheme provides grants to homeowners who are interested in improving the energy efficiency of their home. More....
CCTV.ie has over
14 years experience installing CCTV systems in Dublin and across Ireland and we guarantee a high quality service and reliable support to all our customers.
Baths, Whirlpools Jacuzzis Walk-in baths
A leading Irish light in designer Whirlpools, Air Spas, easy access shower baths and anti scald shower systems.
Danger of Radon Gas in your home
The greatest health risk from radiation in Ireland is caused by radon. It accounts
for 56 per cent of the total radiation dose received by the Irish population. Between
150 and 200 lung cancer deaths in Ireland More….
Here you can see a map showing the areas predicted to be at particular risk from radon - Radon Maps
What to consider and how to approach the planning issue. Also, watch out for the seven year rule, how does it effect you? More....
Types of house construction
What types of construction are available to you to build your house.
Building Regulations in Ireland
There will be amendments to self-build and once off extensions. More….
Iaosb Letter to TD’s regarding Building Control S.I.9 More….
Iaosb letter to Minister Kelly - Revoke or Revise S.I 9 More….
Building Control- When rules do not deliver results. More….
Architects council members resign over ‘governance failings’ More….
Iaosb Submission on 3rd of Nov 2014 More….
Iaosb letter to Mr Robin Mandal, R.I.A.I president regarding S.I.9 More….
Iaosb letter to Minister Alan Kelly. S.I.9 has failed Self Builders More….
RIAI EGM : Seven issues for architects to consider. More….
European Union response to Self Builder regarding S.I.9. More….
Law Society of Ireland - Update on Building Control S.I.9 of 2014 More….
Letter to and from Mr Mark McDermott, Law Society of Ireland. More….
Letter to Attorney General, Máire Whelan SC from Iaosb Re: S.I.9 More….
People of Ireland, Stand Up for Your Right. More….
BREG BLOG FORUM Media Coverage
Cost of house construction
Owning a house is the biggest investment that most of us make in our lives, so we need to make sure that before we leap into the construction of our dream home we have some sort of idea about how much our project will cost to complete
Health & Safety
Construction work is very dangerous and every precaution should be taken to insure the safety of everyone involved in your project. Before you start your project you must .....
Landscape & Gardening
This area can work out from a few hundred Euro’s to many thousands. Landscaping is
down to your individual
preference. You can either take it ......
Outdoor Living - Planning the perfect summer garden.....
How green do you grow? .........
Gardening in small spaces.....
Using Feng Shui in your design
Home Networking, put simply, is the facility to have all of your homes’ multimedia services, such as TV, Satellite, DVD, More ….
Home Automation, or scaleable power is the ability to better and more efficiently control all of the electrical equipment in ones home. More….
Why Self Build
You are going to own a new home and it is time to decide on whether you should buy an already built property or go for your dream and build a house that matches perfectly with all your needs and requirements. More….
Site Insurance for New Buildings and Extensions
Frost Insurance’s Self build site insurance ensures you are covered for almost any eventuality and provides you with financial compensation in the event of a loss and peace of mind.
Septic Tank Regulation
All you need to know about Domestic Wastewater Treatment Systems Registration.
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The Benefits of Natural Thermal and
Pavatex Wood Fibre thermal insulation is made from renewable and sustainable softwood More….
RTE’s Home of the Year
Are you proud of your home? Whether it’s a self built passion project, an unusual conversion or restoration, or a beautiful example of modern Irish architecture, your home could be crowned Irelands Home of the Year in RTE’s new property series.
Airing in Spring 2015, the series is currently accepting applications from homeowners, designers and architects alike, nominating homes to feature in this year’s competition.
For further details, click here