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Padraic O'Connor appointed Building Services Director, Ireland, at Sisk

Padraic O’Connor appointed Building Services Director, Ireland, at Sisk

Padraic O’Connor has been appointed Building Services Director,Ireland, at Sisk. Padraic joined the company in 1997 and has led the Sisk Building Services Team in Ireland since 2014. Padraic’s key objective in his new role will be to future-proof the building services offering by aligning it to an evolving business strategy. He will also ensure…

Digital Twin — Creating sustainable buildings, communities and cities

Digital Twin — Creating sustainable buildings, communities and cities

Digital Twin — using innovative technology to create sustainable buildings, communities and cities. A new, exciting tech development that is growing in momentum, not only in construction, but across all industries, is that of the digital twin … a physical entity linked to a digital reproduction of an asset using sensors. Digital twins act as…

HYL 'Excellence in Training'

HYL ‘Excellence in Training’

The annual HYL 2019 Apprentice Awards took place just before Christmas last in Croke Park Stadium with over 80 HYL apprentices in attendance. Also present were leading industry representatives from the academic, training and development, mechanical and electrical sectors. This is now a highly-respected annual event that recognises and acknowledges those apprentices who have gone above…

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Ireland to host World Lean Conference

Ireland to host World Lean Conference

Ireland will host the 27th Annual International Group for Lean Construction (IGLC) Conference in Dublin from 1 to 7 July 2019. It already promises to be the largest IGLC yet with workshops on the leading edge of lean construction practices, keynotes from global thought leaders, and current best practice from international and local case studies. IGLC 2019 will also bring like-minded thinkers from Irish and international industry and research together to openly discuss the latest research, developments and thinking. The present and future of international construction and project delivery will be challenged.

TO NZEB AND BEYOND

TO NZEB AND BEYOND

The pressure is beginning to stack up as the demands of NZEB come more centre stage. The clamour for “silver bullet’” solutions is palpable as the worry of non-compliance heats up. Ironically, there is scope for significantly-reduced energy consumption from traditional good practice design that is being missed in the transition from concept to completion, writes Tom Ascough, Director, Symphony Energy.

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