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Renovating Historic Buildings Towards Zero Carbon

01.03.18

Our built environment is a massive factor in Ireland's carbon footprint: find out how to renovate historic buildings to reduce carbon emissions...

Booking Information

Renovating Historic Buildings Towards Zero Carbon

The Wood Quay Venue, Wood Quay, Dublin, Ireland

01.03.18

4-7pm

Booking Information

Renovating Historic Buildings Towards Zero Carbon

The Wood Quay Venue, Wood Quay, Dublin, Ireland

01.03.18

4-7pm

A presentation of research work to date in two major studies – one international and one Irish – in renovating historic buildings towards zero carbon. There will be some 30 experts in attendance.

This is a public event organised by ICOMOS/ISCES+CC and hosted by Professor J. Owen Lewis, Executive Committee Member for Ireland to the International Energy Agency: Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme

Programme:Programme:
16.00 – 16.05 Welcome by Gráinne Shaffrey, President of ICOMOS Ireland

16.05 – 16.15 Introduction by Professor J. Owen Lewis

16.15 – 16.30 Martin Colreavy, Principal Advisor in Built Heritage and Architectural Policy,
Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltact

16.30 – 17.00 International Energy Agency Task 59 / Annex 76 (see below)
Dr. Alexandra Troi, Eurac Research, Italy

17.00 – 17.30 EN 16883:2017 Conservation of cultural heritage – Guidelines for improving the
energy performance of historic buildings. Tor Broström, Uppsala University, Sweden

17.30 – 18.00 SEAI, Heritage Council & ICOMOS Ireland NSCES+CC research (see below)
Colm Murray & Dr Caroline Engel-Purcell

18.00 – 18.15 The ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Energy, Sustainability and
Climate Change (ISCES+CC) Peter Cox

18.15 – 18.50 Q & A chaired by Professor J. Owen Lewis

18.50 – 19.00 Conclusions by Professor J. Owen Lewis

Titles of Studies:

‘Deep Renovation of Historic Buildings towards lowest possible energy demand and CO2 emission (NZEB)’ The International Energy Agency: Solar Heating and Cooling Programme and Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme Task 59 / Annex 76

‘Deep Energy Renovation of Traditional Buildings; Assessing knowledge gaps and addressing skills training in Ireland’ SEAI, Heritage Council & ICOMOS Ireland National Scientific Committee on Energy, Sustainability and Climate Change

RSVP to nsces.ireland@gmail.com