10. Mechanical & Electrical Supply
An existing Gas Networks Ireland underground gas line is available opposite the site, along the Rathkeale Road (N21). This will be extended to provide individual gas supplies and associated metering facilities, complete with vandal resistant enclosure, terminating at the entrance to each residential unit on the ground floor. In order to ensure a clear and uncluttered appearance of the public realm, all meter boxes will be concealed, having regard to dimensional requirements of ESB Networks and Gas Networks Ireland.
Individual ESB single-phase supplies will be provided to each residential unit.
Phone & Broadband/ Telecom Services
Individual underground Eir (telecom & cable) ducting will be distributed to each of the new residences in the zone from a central underground media distribution network to run under the proposed roads.
TV cabling and TV points shall be provided within each residential unit. Wire ways and data cabling shall be provided for broadband facility within each residential unit.
An exhaust air heat pump (EAHP) unit will be installed in each house complete with flexible connections and anti-vibration mountings Wet areas such as utility rooms, bathrooms, ensuites, and kitchens will be provided with extract grilles from manifolds.