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
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 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.