Commercial Property

Breath of fresh air: Versatile pioneers green ventilation systems for building decarbonisation

The 40-year-old Meath-based family business is putting a focus on greener heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)

Andrew Treacy: ‘The 2030 timeline to meet European climate laws is fast looming in terms of decarbonisation and going for zero for every new building’. Picture: Tadhg Nathan

Andrew Treacy is the first to admit that in our efforts to go green, the whole debate around how to decarbonise our buildings and reduce energy consumption has become a patchwork quilt of discussion.

Treacy is the managing director of a 40-year-old family business called Versatile in Navan, Co Meath which began as – and retains – a successful bathroom business, alongside a booming ‘HVAC’ business dealing in heating, ventilation and air conditioning.

Its HVAC-related ...