Revised Energy Performance of Building Directive set to become Law On 19 June, the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EU) 2018/844 (EPBD) was published in the EU Official Journal (L156). This will enter into force on 9 July 2018, and Member States will have to transpose the new elements of the Directive into national […]
Revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive Set to Become Law On 19 June, the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EU) 2018/844 (EPBD) was published in the EU Official Journal (L156). This will enter into force on 9 July 2018, and Member States will have to transpose the new elements of the Directive into national […]
Five construction industry bodies have asked the Ministers for Finance, Housing and Climate Action to take a more holistic approach to energy renovation.
The IGBC held a new conference on the 21st June 2018. ReSource 2018 looked at what needs to happen to transition Ireland’s construction sector towards the circular economy. Check out this blog to learn more!
The flagship event in the global green building calendar – is fast approaching! In the last week of September (24 to 30 Sept), the Irish Green Building Council and its member organisations will celebrate greener, healthier and more energy efficient homes.
The Irish Green Building Council launched today a new programme to measure the carbon footprint of construction products. The Environmental Product Declaration Ireland Programme (EPD Ireland) allows manufacturers to publish independently verified information about the environmental footprint of their products. Medite Smartply, Munster Joinery and Quinn Building Products are the first Irish manufacturers to develop […]
The IGBC has been engaging with our members over to past few weeks to maximise input into our submission for this consultation. This included: March Green Building Network with Ian Mawditt of Fourwalls, Ian addressed over 70 people on his findings of testing indoor air quality of dwellings in the UK. This gave rise to […]
How can procurement help construction to be resource efficient? What is zero waste to landfill? Interested in learning the answers to these questions? Well good news, the Irish Green Building council has a new conference on the 21st June.
Curious about the circular economy and its role in the future of Sustainable construction? How about Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) and building Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)? Well good news the Irish Green Building council has a new conference on the 21st June.
The Irish Green Building Council awarded the exacting Home Performance Index silver certification to a multi-unit social housing development in Dún Laoghaire.
European Commission to Produce a Long-Term Climate Strategy On 23 March, EU Ministers instructed the European Commission to produce a long-term climate strategy “by the first quarter of 2019”. The recommendation was contained in the EU summit conclusions and calls on the Commission to ”present a proposal for a Strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas […]
The Building Sense Now initiative was launched in late 2017 in Frankfort. As part of this initiative on climate and cultural sensible design, the initiators would like to hear your views by end of July.
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Energy Performance of Buildings Directive 2018 Recast adopted
The Green Room was back for 2018 with a great turn out on the day. Over 150 building representatives from throughout the industry gathered in Dublin on 2nd May 2018 to learn more about the latest trends nationally and internationally on sustainable non-residential buildings.