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Cutting the retrofit programme makes a mockery of Government climate commitments — Green Party

The Green Party has called on Government to make funding available to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) so that it can continue to fund energy upgrades of existing buildings. The call comes in response to SEAI informing applicants that it is suspending the scheme as well as consideration of applications for funding previously received.

Notable energy efficiency upgrade pilot programme for three local schools

Three Athlone schools will benefit from a seven million euro fund targeting energy use reduction by 33 percent, test retrofit solutions and improve efficiency.

Fit solar panels — Harness the free energy of the sun

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When the world was made and the Sun was switched on. It has never switched off, and will continue providing energy until the end of time. With the advent of the solar panel we can now accept this free energy and use it as electricity in our homes and businesses. Comet Renewable Energy will do this for you.

Get ready for the summer with TG Blinds, Awnings and Shutters

TG Blinds, Awnings and Shutters celebrated 10 years in business last year, and this year the company has extended its product range to cater for the outdoors.

New brand for century-old building company but the design prizes still keep coming

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Galway-based building and design firm Stewarts have won the Best Civil Engineering Project at the LAMA awards ceremony for their design and con struction of Tipperary offices and Civic Plaza project.

EPA urges businesses in Westmeath to get cost saving advice and protect the environment

The Environmental Protection Agency has recently launched a one-stop shop for businesses in Westmeath to help them save money while preventing waste, conserving water, and reducing their energy costs. The EPA developed these resources for the many businesses in Westmeath facing increasing energy costs and waste and water charges that are looking to reduce their overheads by adopting smarter, greener ways of doing business.

NUI, Galway’s massive energy management system to be certified to international standards

NUI Galway has announced its Energy Management System (EnMS) will be certified to International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 50001. The certification, which will be completed in September 2012, will cover the university campus in Galway, including more than 110,000sqm of facilities, including teaching, leisure and sports, conference, laboratory, and cutting-edge research facilities.

Galway builders up for award at Dublin ceremony tonight

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Galway-based company, Passive House Builders, has been nominated for the prestigious ‘Green Residential Award’ at the National Green Awards 2012 being held tonight in Dublin.

Self build information evening

Staff at McMahon’s Builders are very aware of the current economic climate; with this in mind the company will hold a free information evening in its branch on the Tuam Road on Tuesday March 8 at 6.30pm.

Energy efficiency in historic houses

The Irish Georgian Society ( and conservation officers from Galway and Clare county councils are partnering to deliver a seminar on energy efficiency in historic houses. This half-day seminar will be held from 1pm today (Thursday) at the Loughnane and Quinn Memorial Hall, Labane, on the Galway to Gort road.


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