Irish Examiner interview with Angelo Hiras

19th October, 2011

Last Saturday, the 15th of October saw the publication of Tommy Barker's Interview with Angelo Hiras of Berarch.

The Article discussed Angelo's background experience, and how he came to set up Berarch.

'Combining his architectural training and energy efficiency skills, Angelo Hiras set up Berarch in 2008, marking himself out from other trained BER assessors by virtue of his architectural background and his experience of how individual homes perform (see
He uses that in his energy assessments for clients, helping to improve prospective ratings from lowly Fs and Gs to Bs (he’s so far brought his own 1980s family home in Cork from a E2 to a B2 rating, and is still improving it) addingn improving creature comforts, and slashing energy bills and carbon emissions in the process. “I’ve also had clients approach me with their new-build homes seeking advice on insulation, heating, solar, glazing, construction techniques etc,” Hiras adds, and his energy audits then
can be used to maximise available SEAI grants for retrofitting.'

Many thanks to the Irish Examiner from all the staff of Berarch

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