Wednesday 27th July – A Construction Workers Skills Register (CWSR) was launched today to allow construction and craft workers to register their skills and demonstrate their ongoing commitment to continual learning in their careers. The CWSR is a pilot online platform that allows construction workers to display their training history to potential employers. It also […]
Archives for July 2016
1. European Commission publishes Green Public Procurement criteria for office buildings The Commission recently published the EU Green Public Procurement criteria for Office Building Design, Construction and Management. The criteria outlines how public authorities can procure green construction or renovation works in a cost-effective way, covering aspects such as design, site preparation, construction, servicing and...
Schedule for World Green Building Week Ireland Healthy Buildings in Healthy Cities | 8am & 10.30am | 27 Sept We spend 90% of our time inside buildings, so how do they influence our health and wellbeing? Join Cundall’s Sustainability Partner Alan Fogarty, to discuss how health and wellbeing and sustainability go hand in hand […]
The IGBC is delighted to welcome six new board members. At the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, 7th July, Michael Donohoe (Director, Corporate Services, Colliers International), Joseph Little (Assistant Head of School, Dublin School of Architecture, DIT), Tom McEniff (Property Manager, JLL), Brian Handcock (Head of Sustainability, John Sisk & Son), Graham Langton (PM Group) and Declan […]
Developers need to design commercial development to the Nearly Zero Energy standard to future proof their development to avoid asset value depreciation after 2018