Eco Warrior: EU directive guarantees efficiency

The energy we use every day to heat, light, cool and run other services in buildings accounts for nearly half of all Ireland’s energy-related CO2 emissions.

30th June, 2007

The energy we use every day to heat, light, cool and run other services in buildings accounts for nearly half of all Ireland’s energy-related CO2 emissions.

Constructing housing with energy efficiency in mind is a proven way to conserve energy and cut down in emissions.

But despite Ireland’s recent housing boom (86,000 new housing units appeared on the landscape in 2005 alone), many of our new buildings pay scant regard to energy efficiency.

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