Do Ireland’s energy efficiency regulations penalise energy efficiency?

What’s not to like about building regulations that demand 60% energy savings compared to boom time standards, and mandate the use of renewable energy? Glitches in the guidance documents, that’s what – glitches that unwittingly disincentivise energy efficiency best practice and risk causing building damage and compromising occupant health.

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  • Evan Finegan Evan Finegan 05.08.2014 21:14
    One issue which should not go unnoticed is that all of these figures are based 'per metre squared' ...

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