Energy-efficient buildings better for your pocket and health

Bodies on both sides of the border say that energy-efficient buildings are more cost-effective and healthier

The installation of the solar PV panels on 1,000 NIHE homes is one initiative designed to help reduce carbon footprint, save tenants money and combat fuel poverty
THE Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) wants builders and the public to educate themselves about the benefits of buildings designed to help the environment. During World Green Building Week 2015 recently, the Republic-based body, which has a network of over 80 green building organisations spanning the entire built environment industry, held a series of events around the theme ‘Powering Positive Change'. On a global level, the week is organised annually under the umbrella of the World Green Building Council, which is represented by national bodies in more than 100 countries, representing ove[...]

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