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Useful Guidance from the RIAI Sustainability Task Force On How To Plan For Water Usage In Buildings

Useful Guidance from the RIAI Sustainability Task Force On How To Plan For Water Usage In Buildings

Published: Monday, November 23, 2015

The RIAI Sustainable Task Force (STF) has prepared an information paper on appropriate measures which should be considered in design and installation of water services to optimize efficient water conservation measures and harvesting of rain and grey water

Categories: Architecture | Sustainability


IGBC Launches QualiBuild Image Competition - Enter by 15 September

IGBC Launches QualiBuild Image Competition - Enter by 15 September

Published: Monday, September 01, 2014

The Irish Green Building Council has launched a call out for content on behalf of QualiBuild

Categories: Architecture | Sustainability


Irish Green Building Council Says Act Now on Near Zero Energy

Irish Green Building Council Says Act Now on Near Zero Energy

Published: Thursday, July 03, 2014

The Irish Green Building Council advise investors and developers to act now to ensure that all new commercial developments are Near Zero Energy before new regulations make it mandatory

Categories: Architecture | Sustainability


Solearth Architects and Joseph Little Architects are Winners in the 2014 Green Awards

Solearth Architects and Joseph Little Architects are Winners in the 2014 Green Awards

Published: Friday, April 11, 2014

Solearth Architects' Airfield project has won the Ecocem Green Building of Year, while Joseph Little Architects have won in the residential category

Categories: Architecture | Awards | Sustainability


Living Building Challenge Ireland

Living Building Challenge Ireland

Published: Thursday, April 25, 2013

The long awaited Irish wording of Living Building Challenge has been launched at the Better Building Conference 2013 and is now available on the Living Building website

Categories: Architecture | Sustainability


Ireland’s First Certified Retrofit of a Building to a Super-low Energy Standard

Ireland’s First Certified Retrofit of a Building to a Super-low Energy Standard

Published: Thursday, January 10, 2013

Joseph Little Architects have completed Irelands First EnerPhit House. The project resulted in a reduction of 90% in its BER (using DEAP) and results in an annual specific space heating demand of 17 kWh/(m2a) according to PHPP

Categories: Architecture | Sustainability


Invitation to RIAI Members - Visit Sustainable Building in Austria, 26-28 November (Apply by 14 Nov)

Invitation to RIAI Members - Visit Sustainable Building in Austria, 26-28 November (Apply by 14 Nov)

Published: Tuesday, November 06, 2012

The Austrian Embassy is inviting RIAI Members to participate in a three-day fact-finding mission on Sustainable Building in Innsbruck and Vienna, 26-28 November 2012. Places are limited and interested members should contact dublin@advantageaustria.org by 14 November

Categories: Architecture | Sustainability


Slow Architecture and Place – Available from the RIAI Book Shop

Slow Architecture and Place – Available from the RIAI Book Shop

Published: Monday, April 30, 2012

Slow Architecture and Place (€10) is a new title in the RIAI book shop, edited by Simona Castelli and Mike Haslam with contributions by Brian O'Brien, Ciaran Cuffe and Donal Hickey

Categories: Architecture | Sustainability