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
The Part L Technical Guidance Documents-Buildings other than dwellings- that form the implementation of the Nearly Zero Energy Building requirement have now been published. IGBC has urged action on this for the past 4 years to ensure that design teams can incorporate the requirements in time for the EU mandated deadline, and do not continue […]
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is running a tender process to establish a new Better Energy and Retrofitting Technical Panel.
IGBC developed the Home Performance Index (HPI) to provide architects and developers with a scientific means to assess and communicate to home buyers the sustainability and quality of their developments
The FES course covers the building techniques, requirements, building regulations and best practice standards for new and retrofitting low energy building projects
Upgrading our homes so that they use less energy is one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce Ireland’s greenhouse-gas emissions. Energy renovation can also improve the lives of people who experience fuel poverty. However, poor quality retrofits can potentially have a detrimental impact on a property and the health of its occupants.
Ireland: Interim NZEB Specification for Public Sector buildings published.
In Brussels last week, the BUILD UPON Leaders Summit brought countries and actors from across Europe together to present future plans for the renovation of the region’s buildings – ending a year-long campaign of over 100 events led by European Green Building Councils. With heated negotiations on the EU’s main energy efficiency laws underway, and […]
Launch of the IGBC’s final set of recommendations for a better national renovation strategy.
Silken Park in City West has been the first private development to achieve the exacting Home Performance Index (HPI) label.
We are very honored to have picked up a win for the Green Small Organisation of the Year Category at the 2017 Green Awards and congratulate all our members who received an award on the night.