SEAI supported over 11,000 home energy upgrades in 2021

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has published details of the €196m spent by the government on Ireland’s sustainable energy transition in 2021. Investment was made on more than 11,300 homes, with an additional 13,400 more EVs in use and 600 communities planning a clean energy transition. The public sector is also now 29% more energy efficient as a result of the investment.

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KSN Horizon established to address sustainability solutions in real estate sector

Investors’ demands for sustainability; environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria are among the most pressing issues confronting global financial markets. These requirements impact investment decisions in the real estate sector because they affect prospects for value appreciation, vulnerability to obsolescence, and the risk of premature devaluation. To address these sustainability and ESG challenges, Irish-owned award-winning […]

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New Healthy Homes Ireland forum aims to advance greener, healthier homes

Pictured at the official launch of Healthy Homes Ireland (L to r): Marion Jammet, Head of Policy and Advocacy, Irish Green Building Council; Kevin O’Rourke, Chair, Healthy Homes Ireland; and David Gallagher, Senior Ireland Executive, Velux. Healthy Homes Ireland is a new forum that has been established to advance a greener and healthier living environment [...] Latest, Sustainability

Can Ireland warm homes and cook dinners with hydrogen?

Pictured at Gas Networks Ireland’s new hydrogen innovation facility in west Dublin, Dr Ali Ekhtiari from University College Dublin’s Energy Institute (UCDEI) and Liam Nolan, Head of Technical Development and Technical Training, Gas Networks Ireland. Whether we will be able to warm our homes and cook our dinners with hydrogen in the future is a question [...] Featured, Latest, Sustainability

John Paul Construction working with IGBC for more sustainable built environment 

Tier-one contractor  John Paul Construction has joined the Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) as a gold member and will support the IGBC in developing new programmes to decarbonise the Irish built environment. The partnership is being launched during World Quality Week #WQW21, which this year focuses on sustainability. Sustainable building commitment Liam Kenny, Managing Director, John [...] Latest, News, Sustainability