Residential – Home Performance Index HPI

From design to build, the Home Performance Index represents a first in Irish residential development certification. For developers and buyers, the HPI is a trusted seal of quality based on crucial indicators because both makers and takers need to know that their house is a home.

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HPI Assessor training

The IGBC is currently building a pool of highly skilled HPI professionals by delivering the Home Performance Index Assessor training.

Being a Certified HPI Assessor allows you to advise clients and submit assessments for HPI, Ireland’s first national quality and sustainability assessment system for new housing.

Check our events page for upcoming Home Performance Index Assessor training.

HPI Assessor Training Webinar

Training to become Certified HPI Assessor.
€250 members/€390 non members*

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Better Homes Webinar Series

Home Performance Index and Smarter Finance

Johanna Varghese & John Fingleton, IGBC

What is the Home Performace Index? Why should I use it? What does it cover? Why would a developer be interested in certification of new homes?

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Embodied carbon, Life Cycle Assessment, and EPDs

Cathal Heneghan, Meehan Green

What is Life Cycle assessment and why is it important? How is it measured? What are the standards? What are EPDs and where can I find them?

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Universal Design

Neil Murphy, Centre for Excellence for Universal Design

What is universal design? Why is it important to consider at early design stage? How can it be implemented on my housing scheme?

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Designing for Ecological Enhancement

Will Woodrow, Woodrow Sustainable Solutions

How do we positively enhance new residential development to have a positive ecological impact. What needs to be considered? What are the options?

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Healthy materials

Muge Karasahin, Meehan Green

Why is indoor air quality important? What are VOCs and TVOCs? How do we avoid them? How can we test for them?

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Minimising waste on site

Stuart Blofeld, BRE

What is best practice in waste management on site? What should be considered? How to develop a waste management plan? How best to implement the strategy?

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Designing for better daylight

William O’Donnell, IN2

Designing for good practice daylighting? What are the current requirements from planners and what is the current recommended standards and guidance?

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Designing for better acoustics

James Cousins, Amplitude Acoustics

What are the current Part E requirements for acoustics? What is the testing regime? Is it best practice and if not, what does best practice look like? What needs to be considered at early design stage?

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