Aoife Brennan, Director, Research & Consultancy, Lisney, writes that Housing for All will, in time, have a positive impact, but some parts of the plan may have unintended negative consequences on viability and the supply of land.
Wayne Metcalfe, Director for Health, Safety, Sustainability & Quality, discusses how Sisk staff are driving change as the company makes rapid progress in its push to be Ireland’s first carbon-neutral without offsets contractor.
The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) has launched a draft roadmap to decarbonise Ireland’s built environment across its whole life cycle.
Grant’s HVO biofuel compatible Grant Vortex condensing boiler has been awarded ‘Best Renewable Energy Product’ at the SEAI Energy Show 2022.
Old stone, brick and other materials from the Limerick Opera Square development site that would otherwise end up as waste are now being reused across the city and county.
The formal launch of the Build Digital Project took place on Thursday, 07 April. The event was opened with a video message from Minister Michael McGrath of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.
#BuildingLife – Construction and built environment emissions must be addressed together to achieve carbon neutrality
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.
Arup director and #BuildingLife ambassador OONAGH REID speaks with Robbie Cousins 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.
Leading home heating solutions company Grant has been announced as a finalist in the sustainability category of The Irish Times Innovation Awards 2021.
As part of its overall strategy to bring more sustainable solutions to its customers, Kilsaran has announced the signing of a landmark partnership agreement with CarbonCure Technologies, the first of its kind in Ireland and the UK.