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Published in Events on 08/09/2022

Full Schedule of Events Announced for World Green Building Week


CNI Editor reports

The Irish Green Building Council will organise live and online events to celebrate World Green Building Week 2022. The theme for this year is putting people back at the heart of our built environment while accelerating sustainability.

Events include webinars and tours of some of Ireland’s most sustainable new commercial and residential buildings, with a specific focus on retrofit, CLT construction, circularity and urban regeneration.

What? World Green Building Week 2022

Where? Across Ireland

When? 1218th September 2022

The programme includes:

Thursday 8 September | 12:00 – 14:00 | Tour

Tour of Mahon Point Shopping Centre, the first building in Ireland to achieve The BREEAM in use certification.

Saturday 10 – Sunday 18 September| Tour

LEED Dublin 5K, a virtual course showcasing a variety of new LEED Platinum certified buildings in Dublin.

Monday 12 September | 16:30 – 18:30 | Tour

Tour of Teach Sprúis, a Dublin Terraced House constructed from Cross Laminate Timber

Tuesday 13 September | 13:00 – 14:00 | Webinar

Retrofitting the built environment for a net zero carbon future: Five experts will explore the process, strategies, and challenges of retrofitting existing buildings to net zero. 

Tuesday 13 September | 15:00 – 17:00 | Tour

A 2-hour tour of Wren Urban Nest, the first Net Zero Carbon hotel in Ireland

Wednesday 14 September | 13:00 – 14:00 | Webinar

Routes to circularity: Creating a Circular Economy in Construction

Wednesday 14 September| 16:30 – 18:30 | Tour

Tour of new ESB offices in Fitzwilliam Street,  next-generation sustainable office buildings. 

Thursday 15 September | 16:30 – 18:30 | Tour

Tour of Dublin Landings, the first campus development in Ireland to achieve LEED Platinum certification on all five commercial buildings.

Friday 16 September | 16:30 – 18:30 | Tour

Tour of St Agatha court, derelict buildings renovated by Peter McVerry into high quality social housing.

For further information on World Green Building Week 2020, please visit https://www.igbc.ie/wgbw-2022-events/

About World Green Building Week

World Green Building Week is the world’s largest campaign to accelerate sustainable built environment for everyone, everywhere. Organised by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), it’s led by their global network of over 70 Green Building Councils and their 36.000 members. https://worldgbc.org/world-green-building-week-2022

About the Irish Green Building Council: 
The IGBC is Ireland’s leading authority on green building best practices with a network of over 300 green building organisations spanning the entire built environment industry. The IGBC is affiliated with the World Green Building Council. This is a network of over 80 national Green Building Councils worldwide with a total membership of over 27,000 of the most progressive international organisations and businesses making it the largest organisation globally influencing the sustainable building market. www.igbc.ie.