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Tallaght Library 
Municipal administration building. Located in South Dublin, this building was built in 1994 and is part of the municipality’s headquarters. It is a large building spread out over 3 floors and contains books, public computers and meeting rooms.
  • Total area built and heated: 2 250 m2
  • Total volume heated: 11 250 m3
  • Total energy consumption per annum: 450 000 kWh
They use only electricity.  

Specific data:
Number of buildings [number]:1
Completed [year]: 1994
Total Floor area  [m2]: 2 250
Total number of users [number]: 75 workers and  432 000 users/year 
Electricity demand [kWh/m2/y]: 200 

Finglas Swimming Pool 
Municipal administration building. Located in Central Dublin, this building was built in 2004 and is a leisure centre that contains a swimming pool, gym and fitness rooms. It also has a number of outdoor all weather pitches that are flood lit at night. It is powered by a gas CHP and gas boilers.
  • Total area built and heated: 2 270 m2
  • Total volume heated: 11 700 m3
  • Total energy consumption per annum: 3 178 000 kWh
They use only electricity.  

Specific data:
Number of buildings [number]: 1
Completed [year]: 2004
Total Floor area  [m2]: 2 270
Total number of users [number]: 150 workers and  206 000 users/year 
Electricity demand [kWh/m2/y]: 1 400 

 
 
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