Thursday August 6, 2020

Get ready for more green regulation

Other than NZEB regulations, few measures adopted in Ireland impose eco-friendly obligations on property developers or owners, but this might soon change

12th July, 2020
Actions to combat climate change are being gradually integrated into our national laws

The real estate industry has a unique impact on our environment. It provides the infrastructure that allows us to live, work, grow and develop. But the energy used by that infrastructure is contributing to climate change.

Heating and lighting homes and businesses, in particular, contribute significantly to carbon dioxide emissions, with an estimated 40 per cent of energy consumption and 36 per cent of CO2 emissions in the EU accounted for by the built environment.

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