€30 Million Better Energy Programme Launched

Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte TD, has launched Better Energy – The National Upgrade Programme, which is designed to streamline the existing residential programmes, support jobs and help consumers lower their energy bills. The Programme will replace the three existing programmes: Home Energy Saving Scheme (HES), Warmer Homes Scheme (WHS) and … Read more

Green Awards Scheme For Irish Buildings

The major shift within the Irish construction industry towards energy efficient building design is being acknowledged by a newly launched awards scheme. Building professionals including architects, engineers, builders and developers, across Ireland are being urged to submit entries to the Isover Energy Efficiency Awards (EEA), which recognise new and renovated buildings that have been built … Read more

Utilising Resources Through Clever Design at IKEA Dublin

Committed to reducing the environmental impact of all its operations while simultaneously improving efficiency, IKEA has invested €2.2 million on renewable energy and recycling technologies at its giant new store at Ballymun, Dublin, to make it one of the most advanced ‘green buildings’ in Ireland. IKEA opened its first store in Ireland at Ballymun in … Read more