Asbestos safety is ‘price worth paying’

By |2018-03-20T18:51:38+01:00March 20th, 2018|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Uncategorised|

Dealing safely with asbestos can significantly hike construction costs but it’s a price worth paying to avoid risks to life and business, says Build18 site safety expert Darren Donaghy. The Donegal-based health and safety professional from Donaghy Safety Training has appealed to builders and developers to ensure the required precautions are taken when dealing with the

House building costs to rise under new rules

By |2018-03-20T18:27:53+01:00March 20th, 2018|Architecture, Buildings, Construction, Uncategorised|

The cost of building a house is set to rise further with the introduction of new energy regulations, says Build18 expert Bill Steele. Proposals for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) will see a significant hike in construction costs due to increased energy efficiency obligations, says the Letterkenny-based partner in Cullinane Steele Architects. The Build18 team

Designing the right home for you and Donegal’s planners

By |2018-03-16T16:52:08+01:00March 16th, 2018|Architecture, Uncategorised, Uncategorized|

Designing your dream home involves three key aspects – your lifestyle, your site location and Donegal County Council’s planning regulations.   First of all, you need a home that suits your needs and the way you live your life – not only now but into the future, 10, 20 or 40 years down the line.