On 12 May last, over 200 industry leaders gathered in Dublin for the Irish Green Building Council’s annual conference, ‘Build Green Now’.
With mandatory carbon assessments on the horizon, STEPHEN BARRETT, Whole Life Carbon Lead, Irish Green Building Council, outlines how the construction sector should approach addressing whole-life carbon measurement in a consistent manner.
Chairperson of the IGBC Whole Life Carbon Committee and Head Of Sustainable Design at John Sisk & Son Juan Morillas shares his thoughts on sustainable building design. BARRY MCCALL reports.
“When first looking at a new development, D/RES Properties analyses the feasibility and impact of making changes to building design or materials or the equipment being installed in houses to minimise the embodied and operational carbon in our developments. We plan homes to be sustainable and, when in use, to save owners money.”
MARION JAMMET, Head of Policy & Advocacy, Irish Green Building Council, explains some of the amendments in the recently launched Home Performance Index Version 3 and outlines key construction sustainability issues that need to be addressed in the year ahead.
Claire Pomroy, Director of Development, Hines , discusses the use of timber in taller buildings, the 15-minute city concept and the importance of designing for performance in reducing carbon emissions.
MARION JAMMET, Head of Policy & Advocacy, Irish Green Building Council, explains the key recommendations in Building a Zero Carbon Ireland: A Roadmap to Decarbonise Ireland’s Built Environment across its Whole Life Cycle.
The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) has launched the Roadmap to decarbonise Ireland’s construction and built environment sector.
Stephen Barrett, Whole-Life Carbon Specialist, Irish Green Building Council, looks at how IGBC’s ‘Roadmap to decarbonise Ireland’s built environment’ can help halve the Irish construction industry’s whole-life carbon emissions.
John Maxwell, Lioncor CEO and #BuildingLife Ambassador speaks to ROBBIE COUSINS about the Irish Green Building Council’s Roadmap to decarbonise Ireland’s built environment and the changes that need to be made to halve Ireland’s built environment emissions by 2030.