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Veolia to deliver first Carbon Energy Fund Ireland contract to Dublin’s major hospital

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital targets €26m in guaranteed savings. Global resource management company Veolia, working through its specialist energy performance team, has been awarded the first Carbon Energy Fund Ireland, CEFI, contract for a hospital in Ireland. The 15 year

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ENERGY CORK HOSTS GREEN FINANCE EVENT IN CORK

Capital and funding support for sustainable energy projects is readily available for businesses, was the key message at the “Energy Finance for a New Era” conference hosted by Energy Cork today (Thursday). More than 120 business people attended to hear

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CIF demanding action on the Construction Waste Crisis

For the past two years, the CIF has highlighted the ongoing crisis in the reuse and disposal of soil and stone and construction waste with the Taoiseach, successive Ministers such as Simon Coveney and Denis Naughton, in addition to senior

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Naturally Compliant launches new training programme to raise environmental awareness in construction

Rapidly-expanding environmental consultancy Naturally Compliant has significantly extended its offering to clients with the launch of bespoke training courses aimed at raising environmental awareness in the construction sector. The Scottish-based company has already been asked to provide training for a

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Connected Light delivers ‘consistency and aesthetic consideration’ to newly-built UWE Bristol site

High-efficiency LED lighting and sensors have been installed throughout The Foundry – a new learning space and hub facility for enterprise and technological innovation. Described as an ‘industry-facing enterprise zone’, The Foundry is a new facility located at the heart

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Environmental expert warns of potentially serious delays to construction projects due to change in licensing requirements

Lack of awareness of a recent regulatory change could lead to significant and costly delays in both large and small construction projects in Scotland, a leading environmental consultancy has warned. From January 1 this year, construction projects are obliged to

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Edina purchased in Anglo/Indian joint venture

Edina has been purchased by EPAL, a joint venture between India’s EESL (Energy Efficiency Services Ltd) and UK based EnergyPro Asset Management Ltd. The deal, for an undisclosed figure, will give the new owners a platform for growth in both the

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Lidl today named Irelands top retailer for CSR and announces ambitious new plastic reduction targets

Fresh from being named Irelands top retailer for corporate social responsibility, Lidl today announces new commitments aimed at reducing plastic waste. The company has set ambitious targets around increasing the amount of recycled materials used within its own-brand packaging, with

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BURREN SMOKEHOUSE RECOGNISED FOR SUSTAINABLE SOURCING AND PRACTICES AT ANNUAL GREEN AWARDS

The Burren Smokehouse in Co. Clare has been recognised as ‘Green Seafood Business of the Year’ at the annual Green Awards that took place in Dublin last night. The company run by the dynamic Birgitta and Peter Curtin is renowned

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McCann FitzGerald announces Brendan Slattery to head its Environmental and Planning Group

Premier Irish law firm, McCann FitzGerald today announced that, effective 1 May, Brendan Slattery will join the firm as a partner to head its Environmental and Planning group. Brendan brings with him almost twenty years’ experience in the areas of

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