Residential Project – Bellharbour, Co. Clare


  • The site in located in the Burren in Co. Clare.
  • 200m2 single storey dwelling and garage.
  • Traditional dormer roof with a large attic for future use.

The challenge

  • Make most efficient use of budget due to excessive ground works as the site was sloping.
  • Construct a highly insulated dwelling.
  • Increasing cavity width for more insulation.

Building Matters Solution

  • Provided a full planning service.
  • Provided a set of full working drawings prior to construction including specifications
  • Set out site and foundations
  • Supervised and visited the project at different milestones.
  • Assisted and advised on all technical issues.

Results Achieved

  • Dwelling completed in September
  • High efficiency oil condenser boiler for heating and domestic hot water.
  • Completed new wiring of house with room stats for controlled heating.
  • Final costs within budget