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.
The Irish Green Building Council is organising tours of some of Ireland’s most sustainable new commercial buildings next week (25th – 29th September). Highlights of the week include tours of Twitter European headquarter, Cumberland House in Dublin 2 and of the Central Bank of Ireland. These buildings are among the few offices in Ireland which […]
We are delighted to announce our schedule of events for World Green Building Week (25 Sept – 1 Oct) 2017. This year we have a fantastic lineup including tours of recently completed green buildings, workshops and the launch of our new Green Building Network. Book early to avoid disappointment as places are limited. Tour of […]
Don’t be the last person on the project team to find out about the Home Performance Index – HPI! Over the Summer IGBC has been providing free lunch time RIAI accredited CPD to most of the leading housing architects,consultants and contractors. We have briefed most of the quality developers and local authorities. If we missed […]
The new Energy efficient Mortgages Action Plan (EeMAP) website was launched today – 17th July. The website offers visitors an easy-to-navigate portal through which they can quickly access key information about the Initiative. This includes details on forthcoming events, technical level meetings and access to reports on market research and findings which will be conducted in order […]
In the fight against climate change, our hero is zero The flagship event in the global green building calendar – is fast approaching! In the last week of September (25 Sept to 1 Oct), IGBC and its member organisations will celebrate the power of green buildings. Join the Movement: Be a Hero for Zero The […]
The signing of the Paris Agreement in December 2015 was rightly hailed as a truly historic moment in the fight against climate change. It marked the start of the most important race in our existence – the race to curb global greenhouse gas emissions so that temperature rise remains below 2 degrees Celsius and, ideally, below […]
Close to 200 property developers, manufacturers, researchers, as well as public authorities, energy utilities, and trade associations representatives gathered in Dublin on 26th April to learn more about the latest trends on sustainable buildings at Green Room 17.
Europe must curb emissions from buildings, urges coalition of 300 businesses – including 42 Irish organisations – as Green Building Councils help governments to develop ambitious action plans for renovation