Existing buildings currently account for approximately 30 per cent of Ireland’s total carbon emissions. Ensuring they are as energy efficient as possible will be key to help meet the Paris Agreement. Experts widely agree that despite the large number of initiatives aimed at tackling this problem, the rate and depth of renovation is insufficient to meet long-term climate targets.
Archives for April 2016
NSAI has launched their technical guide on energy efficiency for home renovations.
The presentations of our first Build Upon’s workshop, focusing on large scale deep-renovation in the commercial buildings sector are now available. Build Upon: Initial Commercial Buildings Sector Workshop from Irish Green Building Council
Tuesday 12th April: Fifty leading Irish businesses met today in Google’s European headquarters, Dublin to assist Government in decarbonising Ireland’s building stock. This represents the first major attempt following on from COP21 agreement to develop an ambitious action plan for the building sector – a sector that is responsible for up to 30% of Ireland’s […]