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SuperHomes Applications Open

For the second year running, Tipperary Energy Agency’s SuperHomes project will aim to give homeowners the opportunity to retrofit their house to an A3 energy rating standard. Funding is available of up to 35% to achieve this. A SuperHome is a low energy home that has implemented cost effective and sensible energy measures. Such work




Nenagh Leisure Centre to Open its Doors during NZEB Open Doors Ireland 2014

During the weekend of the 7th – 9th November 2014, owners of low energy houses and public/commercial buildings around the country will open their doors for the NZEB Open Doors event. Last year, over 800 people visited more than 60 houses and public buildings during the NZEB Open Doors weekend. Nenagh Leisure Centre is set




Skills & Knowledge to Achieve Near Zero Energy Buildings Conference & Training – Oct 15 & 16

October 15th – Better Than Best Practice – Skills and Knowledge to Achieve Near Zero Energy Buildings The programme will allow you to listen to and debate on a number of issues around the nZEB practice with a number of expert speakers from across Europe.     Initiatives from Europe and in Ireland to support




Irish Construction Industry Not Prepared For New European Energy Efficiency Standard

Nearly a third of construction professionals did not know about the nearly-zero energy requirement for all new buildings by the year 2020, according to a survey by Passive House Plus. The survey asked a full range of construction professionals, including architects, engineers, contractors and surveyors, about their knowledge of the Nearly Zero standard: this is




Event to Address Energy Skills Deficit of Irish Construction Workers

Construction workers, designers, educators and policy makers will meet in Dublin to discuss how Ireland’s construction workers can acquire the skills required for the new rigorous energy efficient new construction and retrofit standards. The Conference – Better than Best Practice – Skills and Knowledge to Achieve Near Zero Energy Building, will consider one of the




Better than Best Practice – Skills & Knowledge to Achieve Near Zero Energy Buildings Conference & Training – Oct 15 & 16

Better than Best practice – Skills & Knowledge to Achieve Near Zero Energy Buildings Conference – This event will take place in Wood Quay Venue, Dublin, October 15 & 16 2014. The first day will be a full conference day of national and international speakers, followed by a Near Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) training course the




SustainCo launches at Ireland’s first ‘Open Doors Days’ for Near Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs)

The SustainCo (Sustainable Energy For Rural Communities) online toolkit was launched this weekend at Ireland’s first ‘Open Doors Days’ for near zero energy rated buildings.  The ‘Open Doors Days’ event saw a huge number pioneering low energy homes and buildings  all over the Ireland open their doors to the public.  Visitors to homes and buildings




Cloughjordan Eco Village to participate in Ireland’s First ‘Open Doors Days’

Energy Action is organising the Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Open Doors Ireland event, which will be taking place this weekend, . This event, which is taking place in 10 countries under an Intelligent Energy Europe programme, is very similar to the Open House event, though with a focus purely on very low energy buildings. The