#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.

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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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