The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has today launched a bold new policy plan for the European Union to accelerate progress on decarbonising buildings and construction, one of the most heavily emitting sectors in the world. Developed with the support of a coalition of over 35 leading industry bodies through WorldGBC’s flagship #BuildingLife project, the […]
First Published in Irish Construction News CBRE (Ireland) Head of Sustainability and IGBC #BuildingLife ambassador Rachael McGinley speaks with Robbie Cousins (Irish Construction News) about the need for Irish construction to systematically address whole life carbon emissions in the built environment. The Irish Green Building Council’s (IGBC’s) #BuildingLife campaign aims to achieve a broad range […]
First Published in Passive House Plus. In this new #BuildingLife Ambassador Spotlight Series, Passive House Plus is profiling leaders who have endorsed the Irish Green Building Council’s call to address the environmental impacts of buildings across their lifecycle. In this fifth interview of the series, Susan McGarry, Managing Director at Ecocem Ireland, tell us more […]
Friday, 6th May 2022: The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) launched today a draft roadmap to decarbonise Ireland’s built environment across its whole life cycle. For the first time ever, the report looks at the impact of the built environment and construction across its whole life cycle and at projections till 2030. It also provides […]
In the first of a series of articles for Irish Construction News on whole-life carbon in construction and the built environment, MARION JAMMET, Head of Policy and Advocacy, IGBC, sets out why the national carbon emissions reduction targets for the built environment will not be achieved through operational emission reductions alone. The housing and the […]
Arup director and #BuildingLife ambassador OONAGH REID speaks with Robbie Cousins, Irish Construction News, about the challenges and opportunities she believes the Irish construction sector is facing in helping Ireland meet carbon emission reduction goals up to 2030 and beyond. The Irish Green Building Council’s (IGBC’s) #BuildingLife campaign aims to achieve a broad range of […]
Thursday, 11th November: The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) published today a preliminary set of recommendations to address the emissions associated with Ireland’s built environment across its whole life cycle.