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In this opinion piece Michael Curran, Chair, CIBSE Ireland, calls on all stakeholders – from regulators and legislators through to system designers, engineers, installers and manufacturers – to engage in round table discussions to ensure that the roll-out of heat pumps in commercial applications and public sector buildings is as successful as that of domestic...
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LightingEurope is supporting the call to scale up renovation across Europe and is working hard to make sure it includes lighting. Renovation is at the heart of the European Green Deal and has been identified as a key driver for social and economic recovery post COVID-19. However, there cannot — and should not — be...
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According to one of the most recent releases from the EU, a refurbished and improved building stock will help pave the way for a decarbonised and clean energy system. Currently, roughly 75% of the building stock is energy inefficient, yet almost 80% of today’s buildings will still be in use in 2050. Hence the EU’s...
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According to one of themost recent bulletins from the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA), the European heat pump market grew by 10% in 2015, resulting in a record year with 880,179 units sold. This in turn contributed to 24 Mt of CO2 emission savings and the creation of 47,103 full time jobs, explains Thomas Nowak,...
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Despite recent falls in oil prices, the cost, security and environmental impact of energy used in Ireland’s buildings remains a major concern. With serious geo-political conflicts in both the Middle East and in and around Russia – two of the world’s major energy-producing regions – and with growing recognition of climate change, these concerns are...
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Further to a number of comments following publication of the original article by Richard Sherlock, Director, Heat Pump Association Ireland, in the July/August issue of Building Services News, Richard has now responded to the various postings, and one in particular.
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