Hamburg is the 2011 EU-designated European Green Capital

Honoured as 2011 European Green Capital by the European Commission, Hamburg, Germany is seizing the opportunity to accelerate its growth as a city of the future. Educational programmes that reach across the community and across the Continent , ambitious carbon emissions reduction targets, aggressive leadership in the management and servicing of renewable energies, and major … Read more

Irish IT Specialist Goes Carbon Neutral

Dublin-based information technology outsourcing specialist IT Force has become the first IT services company in Ireland to be certified as a CarbonNeutral company. The initiative will see over 66 tonnes of CO2 neutralised in the first year. IT Force’s CarbonNeutral programme was developed in consultation with The CarbonNeutral Company, the world leading provider of carbon … Read more

Passive House Association of Ireland Launched

People planning to build a new home could save themselves thousands of euro each year by developing a passive house. That is according to the Passive House Association of Ireland (PHAI), a low energy design initiative comprising passive house designers and contractors. The Association, which was officially launched in Dublin recently, will operate in tandem … Read more

Plan Expo Green at the World’s First Carbon Neutral Convention Centre

Ireland is leading the way in staging one of the first trade exhibitions at the world’s first carbon neutral convention centre. Plan Expo Green, takes place in the new Convention Centre Dublin on Tuesday and Wednesday 2nd and 3rd November. A leading showcase for the built environment, Plan Expo Green at its new venue, will … Read more