Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the IGBC Team. The Irish Green Building Council will be closed for the Christmas break from Saturday 23rd December 2017 and will reopen on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.
Archives for 2017
We are delighted to present our 2017 Activity Report, outlining our achievements in the past year.
Member Policy Update Welcome to the Europe Regional Network’s September 2017 Policy Update, providing GBC members with the latest news on all things relating to European green building policy. Final Report on Level(s)Released At the end of August, the European Commission released the Beta version of Level(s), the EU framework of sustainability indicators for office […]
One can be forgiven for embracing a pessimistic view on the future of retail banking: low margins, huge adaptation costs to digitalisation, and new regulatory burdens are constantly – and rightly – mentioned as the biggest challenges for the industry. However, what if retail banks could reinvent themselves as, well, retail banks, committed precisely to […]
The selected candidate will be fully involved in the day-to-day operational activities of the Irish Green Building Council. While also gaining specific experience in marketing, research and sustainable buildings. Tasks Marketing: Researching, compiling and circulating e-newsletters and e-shots, content curation, social media management and community engagement, etc. Event Management: Marketing, liaising with venues, designers, speakers […]
These HPI technical resources are currently only available to members Home performance Index Residential rating tool manual v1.0 This sets out in detail the development of the system, the structure and technical requirements for each of the indicators HPI Assessment spreadsheet This provides the calculation tool for carrying out multiple assessments. It should be used in...
Over 100 planners, architects, local authorities, policy makers and home builders gathered in Dublin on 26th October to look at the future of home building in Ireland. A short summary of the conference is now available here.
The Irish Green Building Council awarded the first Home Performance Index gold certification to a private house in Cork.
The Irish Green Building Council presented today a new certification scheme to improve the quality and sustainability of Irish homes and communities.
Energy efficient mortgages could play a central role in Europe’s new strategy for sustainable finance, states a White Paper published today under the EU funded ‘Energy Efficient Mortgages Action Plan’ Initiative – which sets out key recommendations towards the creation of an energy efficient mortgage product for Europe. With further details on the EU’s plans […]
Last week, the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) took part in the eight annual World Green Building Week*, coordinating several events around the country. Highlights of the week included tours of some of Ireland’s most sustainable new commercial buildings (the new Central bank of Ireland and Twitter European headquarter, Cumberland House), conferences and workshops. The IGBC also […]
The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC ) is launching a two part programme in Ireland to encourage builders and public bodies to do full carbon footprinting of their new buildings
The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) launched today (27.09) a new report on Irish construction professionals’ energy efficiency knowledge and upskilling needs.
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