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Asbestos safety is ‘price worth paying’

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

Choosing a builder? Ask questions first, don’t pay the price later

In selecting the right firm to build your project, it’s important that you ask the right questions, says Build18 health and safety expert Darren Donaghy from Donaghy Safety Training Ltd. Site safety is the responsibility of the person managing the

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House building costs to rise under new rules

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

Designing the right home for you and Donegal’s planners

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 –