Thurles Sheltered Housing

Main Contractor & PSCS

This project was constructed in Thurles town within a live residential environment area.

This project consisted of the Construction of 22 social houses for the elderly & the extension & refurb of an existing three storey convent to convert to apartments and a central dining & nurse station for the elderly residents. A district heating system was developed on this site consisting of 12 number deep bore wells with a pipework distribution network around the whole site feeding each individual 35 units. In addition to airtightness controls a heat recovery system was installed with underfoor heating in each unit which makes this scheme one of the most energy efficient complex’s in the country. An A1 BER was achieved for this project.