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
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