The HIP UK Heating Apprentice of the Year is Jack Miller.
This house, with its copper clad roof element, is located to the rear of an existing period house facing onto a cul de sac, offering views west to the dome of Rathmines church and indirectly north to the grand canal. Views and light to the east and south were restricted by site constraints and city council planning policy.
The use of solar panel systems has known a steep rise in recent years. Despite the decline in government subsidies in various countries and regions, installing solar panels is still a very good investment. (Photo source: Fotolia)
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