by Xavier Dubuisson (RetroKit) Using high-quality data to plan a successful home energy upgrade can be likened to having the right tools in the toolbox to get the job done! However, with so many variables and so much data, identifying the starting point can be a challenge.
By Lisa Downey, KORE Commercial buildings in Ireland are diverse with varying forms such as factories, offices, supermarkets, farms and more, and although it seems challenging from the outset with such diversity, all of these buildings can upgrade their energy efficiency with measures such as insulation, heating, ventilation, lighting, refrigeration, and more. KORE Retrofit have […]
The Irish Green Building Council, in conjunction with Limerick Institute of Technology, have launched today a new app to facilitate energy renovation upskilling.
The BUILD UP Skills Advisor app allows building professionals and construction workers to identify energy renovation training courses that suit their needs in one click.
In conjunction with the URBAN FUTURE Global Conference in Oslo, the Irish Green Building Council and partners announce BUILD UPON2; a project that will accelerate the renovation of buildings in European cities.
On Tuesday, 12th Feb, Ireland’s National Renovation Upskilling Committee (Reno-NUC) was officially launched by Minister Damien English T.D. The objective of the committee is to encourage and facilitate construction workers and building professionals upskilling in energy renovation.
Five construction industry bodies have asked the Ministers for Finance, Housing and Climate Action to take a more holistic approach to energy renovation.
Energy Performance of Buildings Directive 2018 Recast adopted
The Irish Green Building Council launched today (27.04) a final set of recommendations for a user-friendly holistic energy efficiency accreditation for building professionals.
New study shows strong demand for energy efficient mortgages
The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) launched today (27.09) a new report on Irish construction professionals’ energy efficiency knowledge and upskilling needs.
The new Energy efficient Mortgages Action Plan (EeMAP) website was launched today – 17th July. The website offers visitors an easy-to-navigate portal through which they can quickly access key information about the Initiative. This includes details on forthcoming events, technical level meetings and access to reports on market research and findings which will be conducted in order […]
Europe must curb emissions from buildings, urges coalition of 300 businesses – including 42 Irish organisations – as Green Building Councils help governments to develop ambitious action plans for renovation
The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is running a tender process to establish a new Better Energy and Retrofitting Technical Panel.
A cross sectoral group of organisations from government, local authorities, industry and charities met to develop an ambitious strategy to improve the quality of the Irish existing housing stock. The residential sector currently accounts for 27% of all energy usage in Ireland and emits 10.5 million tonnes of CO2 annually, making it the single largest […]