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Passive Construction Handout

http://www.passivedesign.org/images...ds/passive_construction_handout.pdf Added: 12 Aug 2016 Contributor: Tomás Callanan Resource type: Guide/notes / Presentation

This document gives the learner a real insight into the Construction of a Passive Home. It describes the changes to the Sub and Superstructure and visually describes each stage. This document explains the different options in Foundations, Walling System and Roofs the owner has to make. This is an excellent visual document on a topic that has been a frequent Q10 on the Construction Studies exam.

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Construction Studies

Strand: Design & Planning

Strand unit: Principle Building Regulations- NZB/Passive..

Suggestions for use: Teachers can use this document as a great tool in the classroom as in ways of presentation in the class or as information for classroom notes. Students can use this as a revision tool for class tests and the LC exam

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Passive House Construction

http://www.passivedesign.org/passive-construction-home Added: 12 Aug 2016 Contributor: Tomás Callanan Resource type: Guide/notes / Presentation

This website gives the learner a real insight into the Construction of a Passive House. Through sketches and images it goes through the Substructure and Superstructure of the Passive House. It relates back to the current regulations and shows the difference between them. This is an excellent visual website on a topic that has been a frequent Q10 on the Construction Studies exam

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Construction Studies

Strand: Design & Planning

Strand unit: Principle Building Regulations- NZB/Passive..

Suggestions for use: Teachers can use this website as a great tool in the classroom as in ways of presentation in the class or as information for classroom notes. Students can use this as a revision tool for class tests and the LC exam

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Language: English
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Passive Principles Handout

http://www.passivedesign.org/images...ds/principles_of_passive_design.pdf Added: 12 Aug 2016 Contributor: Tomás Callanan Resource type: Guide/notes / Presentation

These notes gives the learner a real insight into the principles of Passive Design. It describes the 5 key principles and visually describes each principle. These notes explains the origins of Passive Design and its creators. This is an excellent visual document on a topic that has been a frequent Q10 on the Construction Studies exam

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Construction Studies

Strand: Design & Planning

Strand unit: Principle Building Regulations- NZB/Passive..

Suggestions for use: Teachers can use these notes as a great tool in the classroom as in ways of presentation in the class or as information for classroom notes. Students can use this as a revision tool for class tests and the LC exam

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Language: English
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Lean to Roof Scale 1:10

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/20962/20685.pdf Added: 09 Jan 2017 Contributor: Tomás Callanan Resource type: Demonstration / Guide/notes / Presentation

This is a step by step guide on how to draw the Lean to Roof (Scale 1:10) This document goes through all the steps needed to achieve in this topic including all annotations

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How it maps to the curriculum

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Construction Studies

Strand: Superstructure

Strand unit: Roofs

Suggestions for use: Teachers should project this document onto the board so students can see the necessary steps needed to complete this drawing. Students could also be given a hard copy of this document so they could work at their own pace

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Language: English
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Suspended Timber Floor and Radon

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/17844/17522.pdf Added: 18 Jul 2016 Contributor: Tomás Callanan Resource type: Assessment / Guide/notes

This resource is a guide towards different floor types and the importance of radon barriers. This resource is also a guide to drawing an A3 scale drawing of a Suspended Timber floor. Learners will also be able to develop key sketching skills of scale drawings.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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Construction Studies

Strand: Internal Construction

Strand unit: Floors


Strand: Heat & Thermal Effects in Building

Strand unit: Ventillation

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Language: English
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Passive Construction - Tomas Callanan

https://www.scoilnet.ie/go-to-post-...y/collections/senior-cycle/passive/ Added: 01 Jun 2018 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Presentation

A collection of resources to support students revising for their construction studies exam. The material covers roofs, floors, foundations, concrete cavity and timber frame walls, windows and doors. Collection created by teacher, Tomas Callanan.

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SC Construction Studies
TY TY Subject Sampling

How it maps to the curriculum

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Construction Studies

Strand: Substructure

Strand unit: Foundations


Strand: Internal Construction

Strand unit: Internal Walls


Strand: Internal Construction

Strand unit: Internal Walls


Strand: Superstructure

Strand unit: Roofs


Strand: Superstructure

Strand unit: Windows


Strand: Superstructure

Strand unit: Doors


Strand: Superstructure

Strand unit: External Walls

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TY Subject Sampling

Strand: Construction Studies

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Language: English
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Passive Roofing Notes

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25456/25192.pdf Added: 25 Dec 2017 Contributor: Tomás Callanan Resource type: Guide/notes

This document is a set of notes based on the basics of Roofing technology. It goes through the various roofs and also looks at ventilation and insulation.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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Construction Studies

Strand: Superstructure

Strand unit: Roofs

Suggestions for use: Teachers can use this resource as a useful aid to teaching roofing technology. The teacher could print out an individual copy for each student. Student's can also use this as a study guide

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Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Creative Commons
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Timber Conversion

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4OxkURKLVc Added: 28 Mar 2011 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video

A 9 min youtube clip showing the journey of a log through a sawmill.

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MTW/ Wood Technology

Suggestions for use: This video clip could be used as an introduction to the topic of timber conversion

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Language: English
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A3 Scale Foundation Drawings

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/17839/17517.pdf Added: 18 Jul 2016 Contributor: Tomás Callanan Resource type: Assessment / Demonstration / Guide/notes / Presentation

This resource is an introduction to A3 scale drawing. Students will follow a step by step guide on how to accurately draw a Strip Foundation and Raft Foundation. Students will get an insight into the use of the drawing equipment, use of scale and key measurements used for different components

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How it maps to the curriculum

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Construction Studies

Strand: Substructure

Strand unit: Foundations

Suggestions for use: Teachers can give students a printed version along with having it projected on the screen as it would give the teacher an opportunity to help weaker students and also to answer higher and lower order questions. This can be used after as an assessment on the key measurements and to check understanding of scale. Students can also do this as a weekend homework task.

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Language: English
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Foundations and External Walls

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/17833/17511.pdf Added: 18 Jul 2016 Contributor: Tomás Callanan Resource type: Assessment / Guide/notes

This resource contains notes on all foundation types and common external walls used in modern day Construction. Students will be able to develop knowledge on one of the most important topics in Construction and will also be able to develop key sketching skills

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How it maps to the curriculum

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Construction Studies

Strand: Substructure

Strand unit: Foundations

Suggestions for use: Teachers can give students a printed version of these notes as revision notes on this topic. Students can be also use this as a guide for answering Foundation and Walling exam paper questions. Teachers can use this in class and can assess students learning by getting students to answer exam paper questions for homework.


Strand: Superstructure

Strand unit: External Walls

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Language: English
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U Value Calculations Guide

http://davittcollege.com/wp-content...ds/2013/01/U-Value-Calculations.pdf Added: 18 Aug 2016 Contributor: Tomás Callanan Resource type: Guide/notes / Presentation

This document is a solutions based method to answering U Value calculations. This is a step by step approach to exam paper questions from the past few years to 2005.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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Construction Studies

Strand: Heat & Thermal Effects in Building

Strand unit: Heat Loss in Buildings: U-Values, Heat Gain..

Suggestions for use: Learners can use this as a guide to answering exam paper questions. Teachers can print out this document for students or can project this document on the board for use in the classroom.

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Language: English
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