Taoiseach asks Darragh O’Brien for increased timber use in construction amid industry ‘frustration’
Leo Varadkar also asked if there was any way of fast-tracking the measurement of embodied carbon in buildings ahead of EU regulations
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has written to the housing minister asking him to fast-track the increased use of timber in construction and the measurement of embodied carbon in buildings.
In a letter released to the Business Post under Freedom of Information legislation dated from January of this year, Varadkar told Darragh O’Brien that the government was looking for ways to “drive innovation, productivity and structural change in the construction sector”.
Referencing a briefing he had gotten ...