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Cork City Council is taking part in a study looking at how Ireland and Europe can decarbonise

Cork City Council is taking part in a study looking at how Ireland and Europe can decarbonise
In the past four years, almost 1,000 vacant homes in Cork have had their energy efficiency improved before being handed over to new social housing tenants. Approximately, 5,500 properties have had attic insulation and/or cavity wall insulation installed.

Currently, up to Cork City Council 129 apartments in 14 blocks are undergoing a deep energy retrofit program.

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Call for Irish Companies to Apply for European Energy Service Award!

    •    European Energy Service Award (EESA) honours innovative energy services in Europe
    •    Irish companies can enter the Best Energy Service Promoter, Best Energy Service Provider and Best Energy Service Project categories by 15th January 2019
    •    Prestigious awards programme running for 11 years

Dublin’s energy agency Codema is calling on leading energy service providers in Ireland to apply for the European Energy Service Award, which recognises companies that provide, promote and implement high quality energy projects across Europe.

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NEW VIDEO EXPLAINS HOW TIDY TOWNS GROUPS ARE HELPING POLLINATORS:

One third of our 99 bee species are threatened with extinction from Ireland. This is because we have drastically reduced  the amount of food (flowers) and safe nesting sites in our landscapes. The All-Ireland Pollinator Plan is about all of us, from farmers to local authorities, to schools, gardeners and businesses, coming together to try to create an Ireland where pollinators can survive and thrive.

This week the team behind the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan released a short video about Geashill Tidy Towns, in Offaly, which explains, in a lovely way, how local communities can embrace biodiversity: http://www.pollinators.ie/videos .

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EPA Climate Lecture: Health and Climate Change: A Febrile Plant?

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AQE 2018 Seminar on Clean Air Zones

AQE 2018 (Telford, 21+22 Nov), the Air Quality & Emissions event, will include a seminar organised by the EIC on 21st November focusing on solutions for the management and delivery of Clean Air Zones (CAZs).

CAZs are a major part of the Government’s plans to ensure compliance with EU limit values for NOx pollution and twelve cities are currently actively considering introducing a CAZ.   While CAZs are likely to have a common framework, the details will vary city by city and the seminar will explore the issues that local authorities will need to consider in setting up the Zones and the technologies in the market which could be used to meet the requirements set for them.  

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