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Tipperary Commits to European Sustainable Energy Movement

Tipperary County Council is in the process of signing The Covenant of Mayors. By becoming a signatory, Tipperary Local Authority is committing to implement a Sustainable Energy Action Plan for the county, with the aim of cutting CO2 emissions by at least 20% by 2020, in line with EU targets. The Covenant of Mayors is the

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

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

SustainCo Supporting NZEB Open Doors Ireland Event, Nov 8 – 10

The weekend of November 8 – 10, 2013 will see dozens of homes and buildings open their doors to the public for the Near Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) Open Doors Ireland Event. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet home owners of low energy buildings all over the country and see their finished projects firsthand.