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

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The world is waking up to the need to reduce plastic use and, in its place, adopt more sustainable materials. With 91% of all plastics produced in the world not being recycled, people and corporations are now beginning to make changes to limit the plastics crisis. Unfortunately, we can’t say the same for construction. Despite...
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Commercial building owners are set get a Fit for 55 wake-up call when EU regulations to mitigate climate change are enforced, starting in late 2022. Here Phil Kane, Eaton’s Country Manager for Ireland, explains how they can anticipate the changes, reduce their buildings’ energy costs, and ease grid congestion. Good intentions can be tough to...
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Sean Kelly, Ireland South MEP, has been appointed EPP Rapporteur for the European Parliament’s revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), a key component of the EU “Renovation Wave” and the European Green Deal. The Directive seeks to modernise EU buildings, to make them fit for a greener and more digital society, while...
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Adam Dent has been appointed Contracts Manager with Kerrigan Mechanical, having previously held the position of Project Manager since 2017. The company has developed significantly throughout that time and Adam has played an instrumental part in guiding its expansion into new market segments. Adam’s brief as Contracts Manager is to continue this development phase while...
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While the popularisation, over-use and mis-use of certain terminology and phrases can very often undermine their meaning, it is vitally important that sustainability, carbon reduction, energy saving and wellbeing do not fall in to this category. Taken together, they represent the core fundamentals that will help sustain not just the future of the planet, but...
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In keeping with its policy of injecting new blood and fresh thinking into the company, Peter O’Brien has been appointed Sales Director of Euro Gas. A qualified building services engineer, Peter is widely known and respected throughout the building services engineering sector, having held key senior roles with some of the industry’s market leaders. His...
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Training and education is a core value of the Electrical Industries Federation of Ireland (EIFI) and so it is no surprise that the Federation has played a pivotal role in the newly-launched Engineering Skillnet Business Network.
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The recent election of Kevin Kelly as President of the Chartered institution of Building Services Engineers is a timely and well-deserved accolade. It recognises decades of unstinting service not just to the Institution, but across the entire spectrum of building services engineering. Apart from high-profile roles as CIBSE Ireland Chairman, SLL President and various CIBSE...
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With the increasingly societal focus on climate change, and the launch of the Government’s 2019 Climate Action Plan, many businesses are seeking to play their part in reducing their climate impact. The SEAI Energy Academy is an ideal starting point and allows employees to up-skill on energy efficiency and avail of tailored online training that...
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Energy policy on the island of Ireland is in need of reform if the nation is to achieve its international and European level targets to reduce carbon emissions. Currently, fossil fuels supply the lion’s share of Ireland’s energy needs. There is recognition by Government that this needs to change, especially if Ireland is to achieve...
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