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Kevin Boyle has been promoted to the position of General Manager at Mitsubishi Electric Ireland. Kevin has worked as Financial Controller at the company since January 2016. During this time Kevin has consistently demonstrated exceptional leadership and dedication, in addition to possessing a passion for fostering a positive work environment. His appointment is effective immediately.
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Recent updates to the European Union Directives covering Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD) and Energy Efficiency (EED) will lead to significant changes in decarbonising new and existing buildings. This article – by John Burgess, MEP Engineer, Energy Auditor and Energy Efficient Design Facilitator working in Arup’s award-winning Cork Office – aims to raise awareness of...
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The SEAI Energy Awards were set up 20 years ago to showcase excellence in sustainable energy. They continue to highlight energy innovation across Ireland today. There are 11 categories in total for 2023, covering a wide range of areas and activities that reflect SEAI’s key focus areas. Categories of interest include: Energy in Buildings Award...
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Ireland, Czechia and Spain will be the first countries to participate in a new initiative which aims to boost the availability of quality building climate data. This is a critical step towards decarbonising the heavily-emitting sector, which is responsible for almost 40% of global emissions. According to a recent press release from the World Green...
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WWETB has developed a dedicated domestic heat pump training facility in the heart of the Southeast, serving the whole country. With a purpose-built classroom and workshop, WWETB is positioned to be the best heat pump training provider in the country. WWETB is currently offering a fully Government-funded (must have an Irish PPS No to avail...
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The challenge with better lighting is that it just doesn’t happen – it must be designed. With better lighting being key to achieving the twin goals of improving energy efficiency and indoor comfort and wellbeing, specifiers – including lighting designers, installers and architects – must play a central role in driving the European Green Deal...
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Global water technology leader Xylem will showcase new technologies and solutions for building services at ISH 2023, taking place in Frankfurt, Germany, from 13 to 17 March 2023. The company is seeking long-term partnerships to tackle the world’s most pressing water and energy challenges, particularly within the building sector which is one of the EU’s...
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Bernice Reid has realised a long-held career move in being appointed Internal Sales and Specifications Representative for Hevac. She studied economics at university and first entered the commercial heating industry in 2006. Over the years she has gained considerable experience in the sector and is especially proficient in the application of radiators, radiant panels and...
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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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The world is changing. Technological, environmental and human advances have disrupted many industries. The internet revolution has changed the way we shop, listen to music, watch TV and even engage with politics. Further advances in big data, AI and virtual reality are promising to do the same for many others, including consultancy and engineering, writes...
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