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Identify Energy Retrofit Opportunities with ENERFUND

Identify Energy Retrofit Opportunities with ENERFUND

Published: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, ENERFUND aims to scale up investment in the deep energy retrofit of commercial and public buildings using mapped BER data of the European building stock in several countries.

Categories: Architecture | Press Releases | Sustainability


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


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


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