World Green Building Week 2020 | 21-25 September | Schedule of Events< back to events

Location: Online

To celebrate World Green Building Week 2020, the IGBC has put together a series of free lunchtime webinars showcasing exciting new green buildings and exploring hot topics in construction. You can also sign up to an email course on "Advancing Net Zero" or set out on a self-guided "Discover LEED Dublin" tour. Whatever you're interested in, sign up below to join our virtual celebration. 

Schedule of Events

A Vision of Multifamily in Ireland
Monday 21 Sept | 1pm - 2pm | Webinar | FREE
The need for a variety of housing types including higher density developments may become a component in solving our current housing crisis. This webinar takes a close look at multifamily buildings to consider how such developments could provide increased access to communal sustainable forms of transport and create more sustainable communities. Speakers include: Global Apartment Advisors, Niall Montgomery & Parners Landscape & Architecture, Zipp Mobility, Lioncor and Urban Agency Architects BOOK HERE

Hendrick Hotel - LEED Gold Case Study
Tuesday 22 Sept | 1pm - 2pm | Webinar | FREE

The Hendrick Smithfield is the first hotel in Ireland to achieve LEED Gold certification. Developed by the Dublin Loft Company the hotel was recognised for its innovative design which allows it to operate with low utility costs and a high indoor air quality. This webinar with Meehan Green will explore the green credentials that enabled the Hendrick Hotel to achieve its LEED Gold certification. BOOK HERE

Ventilation in Offices in the Covid-19 Era
Wednesday 23 Sept | 1pm - 2pm | Webinar | FREE

What are the considerations for getting back to work in the office in terms of Covid 19? What is the impact on energy use of increasing air change rates or hepa filtering? Is it possible to make offices safer without increasing energy cost and carbon emissions? There are no easy solutions to these questions but this webinar with Arup will explore what is seen to be best practice when dealing with the issues. This webinar is the first in a series of webinars on green performance solutions for managing commercial and multifamily buildings. BOOK HERE

ESB Archive - BREEAM Excellent Case Study
Friday 25 Sept | 1pm - 2pm | Webinar | FREE

The ESB archive is an exemplar all-electric building that preserves and makes accessible over 90 years of historical records. It is the first commercial building in Ireland to achieve BER A1, ‘Net-zero’ energy consumption and ‘net zero’ carbon footprint. It has also recently been awarded BREEAM Excellent. This webinar with O'Connor Sutton Cronin explores the sustainability features that ensure the building achieved BREEAM Excellent. BOOK HERE

Discover LEED - Dublin 5k Tour
All week | Self Guided Tour | FREE

The Discover LEED Dublin is a 5K course showcasing a variety of new LEED Platinum buildings in Dublin city centre to celebrate World Green Building Week. After registering, browse the provided Google map and run, walk or cycle the route anytime during the course of the week. The map has photos and information about the green credentials of each building. Post your progress on social media with the hashtag #LEEDDublinTour. The first 5 to complete the tour will win a one-year individual membership to IGBC or two tickets to the upcoming Better Homes Conference. BOOK HERE

Advancing Net Zero - Course Mail
All week | One email per day | FREE for IGBC Members/€20 Non-members

This Course Mail Series 'Advancing Net Zero'  is delivered in five easy-to-read emails. You will receive one per day during World Green Building Week. The built environment sector represents 40% of total emissions. Achieving a ‘net zero’ carbon built environment will require action at an unprecedented scale. This Course Mail series will examine the route to ‘Advancing Net Zero’ and the key opportunities for the construction and property sector. BOOK HERE 

Other World Green Building Week Events

Delivering Responsible Retrofit to #ActOnClimate
Tuesday 22 Sept | 9:30am - 12pm | Webinar | FREE

Insulating and Achieving Airtightness with Cross Laminated Timber (CLT)
Wednesday 23 Sept | 1pm - 2pm | Webinar | FREE

EPD for Manufactures and Suppliers
Thursday 24 Sept | 1pm - 2.30pm | Webinar