The whole life carbon in construction and the built environment in Ireland is unquantified. This study aims to complete this task, make projections for the built environment to 2030, and in the next phase will model scenarios, and propose a roadmap, to get to -51% reduction by 2030 and net-zero by 2050.
This report is produced by the Building in a Climate Emergency (BIACE) Research Lab, UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, for the Irish Green Building Council.
The project team from the BIACE Research Lab include: Richard O’Hegarty, Lead Researcher Stephen Wall, Project Researcher Oliver Kinnane, Lead Academic
This is the fourth draft (v4) of a report on work in progress. The study is not yet complete and the presented results remain only partially validated.