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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.

Householders can qualify to get their homes insulated for free

Recent changes to the Warmer Homes Scheme means more households should now qualify to have their homes insulated free of charge according to Sinn Féin Councillor Rose Conway-Walsh.

Appeal to older people to help build a green house

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Who wants to help me to build a green house? Not a greenhouse for plants, a green house from 100 per cent natural and sustainable materials, for people to live in. I have the skills and the designs, but I need help to build the project. The task has become too great for this grandfather of four to do alone. I'm appealing especially to older people, although young enthusiasts are very welcome too. The project needs the knowledge and skills from life experience and also youthful vigour and enthusiasm. On the plus side young and old volunteers will learn skills such as thatching, stone building, cob building, coppicing, and hedge laying.

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.

Construction jobs at risk from home energy grants cut - Ó Cuív

Cuts of up to 64 per cent in Budget 2012 for home insulation grants will devastate a specialised sector within the construction industry, putting thousands of jobs at risk.

Galway’s Green contractor Stewart wins another award

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Following on from Stewart’s success in the Chartered Institute of Building – “Green Building” Construction Manager of the Year 2011 Award earlier this year, fourth generation construction company Stewart, accepted the award for Sustainable Construction at the CMG Building and Design Awards 2011 presented by well known broadcaster Ivan Yates at a glittering gala evening in the Four Seasons, Ballsbridge this week.

Insulate your home and keep the bills down with Ecoseal

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More than four thousand customers cannot be wrong

PW Thermal Building Solutions opens training centre

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Phil Hogan opened a new training centre on behalf of PW Thermal Building Solutions in Urlingford.

Stunning Duirling house on the market

John Quinn has just brought to the market No 33 Duirling, Roscam. This property which is in fantastic condition, features double glazing, recessed lighting, master bedroom en suite, carpets and blinds, fabulous kitchen with double hob and oven built in, private rear gardens, gas central heating, cavity walls filled with Ecobead, and extra attic insulation.

Sustainable energy info day

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