2021 has been an important year for climate action and greener buildings, a special year for the Irish Green Building Council as we celebrated our 10th anniversary. Download the Activity Report 2021
The purpose of the Best practice guidelines for the preparation of resource & waste management plans for construction & demolition projects is to provide a practical and informed approach which is informed by best practice in the prevention and management of C&D wastes and resources from design through to construction and deconstruction.
This report aims to set out an initial vision for the roadmap for the decarbonisation of the building and
construction sector in Ireland.
The report addresses the lack of data on carbon emissions associated with construction and operation of the Irish built environment.
The objective of this technical manual is to support Irish local authorities in using the core indicators of the Build Upon² Energy Renovation Framework.
Ahead of the release of the final version of the BUILD UPON2 Renovation Framework in 2021, this new report aims to give a flavour of: What the Framework is. How it is being used and developed by cities involved in the project. How cities are benefitting from using the Framework. The Framework’s potential going forward […]
This report includes recommendations on availability, quality and use of construction product LCA data for Ireland.
The Irish Green Building Council welcome the opportunity to provide feedback on the Climate Action Plan 2021. This submission is based on reports produced by the IGBC over the last three years on renovation, whole life carbon and sustainable housing. More specifically, to prepare this submission the IGBC organised an online workshop with its members […]
Irish Green Building Council’s submission to National Recovery and Resilience Plan Public Consultation Download the document
European Construction Sector Observatory – Policy fact sheet – Ireland – Home Performance Index – Thematic Objective 3, 4 & 5 (December 2020)
This document, developped by the IGBC and LIT and supported by SEAI, presents how a Renovation Register could work in Ireland. The launch of the register could address several barriers to renovation. On the one hand, it would incentivise building professionals and construction workers to upskill in renovation, hence addressing the lack of skills in […]
We are pleased to share with you our 2020 Activity Report, a snapshot of the steps we have taken to create the solutions and tools to transition to a sustainable built environment. Download it here
Key stakeholders’ Workshop Report
The objective of this report is to explore the opportunity of introducing Building Renovation Passports (BRPs) in Ireland
The Irish Green Building Council has called on the Government to prioritise energy renovation in the supplementary budget to be published this month
A new case study report highlighting renovation best practice across Europe