Northern Ireland Planning Service support Air Source Heat Pumps?

Planning Service NI promote Air Source heat pumps?


Welcomed announcement by Environment Minister?

Below is an edited press release from the Planning Service.

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan announced that  from 10th March 2014, home owners will no longer need planning permission for installing, altering or replacing air source heat pumps in homes.

House Extension this spring or summer?

House Extension this Spring or Summer?

House extension, home improvements this summer?

Spring has started and summer will soon be with us.

So if you are planning a modern kitchen extension, an additional bedroom, a loft conversion or any other building work you need to apply for Planning and Building Control Approval NOW!

The approvals needed vary for project to project, but commonly the ones you may need are;

House Extension | Belfast Architects | Home Improvements

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House Extensions & Home Improvements.

Has your home become just too small to accommodate a growing family and other demands? If so, you may either need to extend your home or move to another house.

The main advantage of extending, and improving your home, over moving, is probably the reduction in social disruption. Your children remain in their existing schools, and they retain contact with their friends. If you have good neighbours, local friends and are members of nearby clubs and groups all this is retained.

Employ an Architect, why risk the unknown, or the unqualified?

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All building is a substantial investment, so it is important to employ properly qualified people to ensure that the work is sound. A badly designed scheme is a poor investment.

Belfast Housing. An increase in renovation necessary.

House Extesion Belfast.

Renovation of existing property in NI must be a priority if a major housing shortage is to be avoided. Currently there are only meagre grants available for repairs. These grants are means tested. There are also grants to improve the thermal efficiency of dwellings. For many both forms of assistance would be of benefit.

Wood Flooring, the basics.

House extension Belfast Architects wood flooring

Suitability of wood for flooring in a project revolves around practical constrains such as in which areas the floor will be fitted and also visual preferences relating to the finish and grade of the wood. In this guide and with the aid of visual examples, we aim to simplify the most recent trends that often confuse property owners. Get in touch with Belfast based A.L.D.A. Architects to discuss your project and suitability of various flooring solutions in greater length. For now, enjoy our outline guide to wood flooring.