This Irish Green Building Council/Limerick 2030 Scholarship is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency with the support of the Irish Government as part of the Green Enterprise Project ‘CE-Con’. The aim of this research project is to utilise the Limerick 2030 Opera Site development as a Lighthouse Demonstrator Project for the Circular Built Environment. The […]
Thursday, 16th December: The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) launched today a pilot scheme to demonstrate how construction waste can be turned into useful resources.
by Integrated Materials Solutions (IMS) Circular thinking has been gaining considerable traction over the past 10 years. Ellen McArthur’s 2015 TED talk “the surprising thing I learnt sailing solo around the world” explains the key principles that underpin the concept. She became convinced of the need for a system change from the linear model of […]
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 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 […]
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.