Ireland's only dedicated building services engineering journal
Ireland's only dedicated building services engineering journal

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Last year, the European Commission announced its commitment to delivering on its energy efficiency and carbon reduction objectives through its new Green Deal proposition. This Europewide undertaking is of course excellent news and sets out a “road map” for the suggested improvements.
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Grant Engineering got 2020 off to an excellent start recently with the opening of its new, state-of-the-art facility at its headquarters complex in Birr, Co Offaly.
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Aircon Sales and Service of Belfast delivers air conditioning design, supply, maintenance, installation and service solutions across all market segments. “Quality underpins our entire delivery model”, says Ian McFerran, Aircon Managing Director, “with professionalism and attention to detail the primary focus. Coupled with competitive and cost-effective pricing, the overall package we deliver sets us apart...
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The existing housing stock in Ireland continues to pose one of our greatest energy efficiency challenges, with a considerable portion of the current building stock performing poorly when compared with buildings built to current standards. As many as one million homes built in the last century are considered to be significantly energy inefficient, resulting in...
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When a home heating system breaks down the understandable priority for the homeowner is to get the system back up and running as quickly and unobtrusively as possible. In this time of need, in what is essentially a grudge purchase, they turn to the experts … the people they trust to literally bring them in...
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As we approach the mid-point of 2016, GT Phelan’s decision at the beginning of the year to expand its portfolio with the addition of a second market-leading brand is already paying dividends. Clients, specifiers, dealers and installers recognise the added strength of the expanded portfolio, and the additional heating and air conditioning solutions GT Phelan...
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In this somewhat tongue-in-cheek but nonetheless serious article on the specification and installation of radiators, architect Sharyn Flynn gives her view on the most common, unusual and downright contentious issues that can arise between the various parties involved in a project. She also advises manufacturers and consultants on how best to approach architects when working...
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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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The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland’s (SEAI) annual business to business event, The Energy Show 2015, was a real success with the exhibition growing 20% and visitor numbers up 10% on last year to 3,800. The show, which took place at the RDS in Dublin on 25 and 26 March, hosted over 170 exhibitors along...
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While it is just three years since the Heat Pump Association (HPA) was established, it is now the principal reference point for industry statistics for the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA). In addition, it is the recognised “go to” source for government departments and agencies seeking evidence-based...
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