Scoil Mhuire

Convent Road, Milford, Co. Donegal

Total SQM: 880

Project Duration: 5 Months

Modular School Building with NZEB & BCAR Certification

Project Feature:

  • Building Energy Rating (BER): A
  • Low Carbon in Operation
  • Grey Cladded Exterior
  • Air Tightness Test Less than 3 m3 / hr /m2
  • BCAR Certification
  • Net Zero Energy Building (NZEB)
  • Effeicient for the School’s Future Running Costs

Project Info

Scoil Mhuire in Milford, Co Donegal is benefitting from an additional 270 sqm modular classroom block, which has been specifically designed for SEN pupils at the school.

The nearly zero-energy specialist SEN building (nZeb) sits adjacent to the main school building, and consists of a multi-sensory room, one classroom, two resource rooms, toilet blocks, and an accessible shower and WC.

Delivering a sustainable building for the future, this highly insulated and airtight modular building has already achieved a ‘best in class’ BER A rating, which will contribute to efficiencies within the school’s future running costs.

The 270sqm classroom block was manufactured offsite, with the project taking just five months from start to completion.

M & E Project Specidications:

Heating - Plumbing, ventilation and installation of a Split Air Conditioning heating and cooling system. Room controls have been installed with ease of use in mind.

Plumbing - Gravity fed cold water is provided to all cold water outlets throughout the building with non-concussive taps to all wash hand basins within the toilet areas. Hot water is provided by efficient point-of-use water heaters

Extract ventilation - S&P extract fans are controlled by presence detectors.

Efficient LED light fittings throughout, with programmable PIR presence detection sensors.


ESB upgrade required which involved new mains distribution board located within school to provide capacity for any future works

Soft play area to front of new SEN classrooms block for pupils to avail of

Gas tank relocation to allow space for new building. Asset dealt directly with utility providers both gas and electric to ensure smooth transfer over of services within live school environment

Retaining structure to the rear of new SEN block to secure steep back.

New fencing to rear of building to make area safe and secure for pupils use.

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