A new school building in Cork City
built by Irish offsite timber specialist
Lidan Designs has achieved a remarkably
low embodied carbon score, according
to an analysis performed by sustainable
building consultant John Butler.
Despite the uncertainty created by the global pandemic, Galway based
ventilation manufacturer ProAir Systems has been busy
optimising its lineup of products and putting in place a number of
measures to enhance its business.
A semi-detached house in Inchicore, Dublin
has seen its BER boosted from a G to an
A rating thanks to a deep retrofit by Dublinbased
retrofit contractor Energlaze and a new
Viessmann air-to-water heat pump.
The self-builder of a new NZEB family home in County Offaly is experiencing
high comfort and low energy bills with the help of a new renewable heating
system from leading Irish home heating solutions company Grant.
Partel’s Alma Vert recycled structural panel
and Lunos Silvento ec exhaust system were
commended in the ‘best exterior product’, and
‘best renewable product’ categories respectively at
the Architects’ Choice Product Awards 2021, as
part of the Architecture & Building Expo that was
held in the RDS in November.
Leading sustainable building product
supplier Ecomerchant is now supplying
Herschel Infrared heating panels, and Ecomerchant’s
Will Kirkman says they are an ideal
heating solution for passive house projects.
Ecological Building Systems has
welcomed the publication of
new guidance from the Department
for Business, Energy & Industrial
Strategy on internally insulating the
external walls of existing buildings.
Despite disappointment in the green building sector
at the government’s failure to address embodied
carbon in the Future Buildings Standard, the industry
possesses the knowledge, skills and supply chain to
take matters into its own hands and start drastically
cutting embodied carbon right now.