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Gay Byrne appointed EIFI President 

Gay Byrne appointed EIFI President 

Gay Byrne, Chairman of Fantasy Lights Group, has been appointed President of the Electrical Industries Federation of Ireland (EIFI). Gay is a long-standing member of Ireland’s electrical community with a service history stretching back to the 1970s. Apart from spearheading the growth and success of his own company, he has always supported, and played a…

Dolan CIBSE Quiz Night Champion

Dolan CIBSE Quiz Night Champion

The inaugural CIBSE YEN virtual quiz took place last month with participants taking part from CIBSE regions all around the world. The event was part of the current CIBSE initiative to welcome a broader audience for regional events, and to encourage cross-regional collaboration as geographic locations are no longer a barrier for participation, now that…

Impact of Covid on Services Design

Impact of Covid on Services Design

The SARS-CoV2 virus which causes Covid-19 has had a significant impact on all aspects of our lives and none more so than on the built environment. Its emergence has highlighted potential long-term risks that have forced many people to rethink what the workplace is. The early signs indicate that much of this change will focus…

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Go Green … try ‘Decaf Gas’

Go Green ... try 'Decaf Gas'

It has been another eventful couple of months for many countries around the globe. The COVID-19 situation continues to create havoc across the world, as countries deal with the fall-out of the health crisis and associated economic impact. Here Professor Paul de Leeuw*, Energy Transition Institute, Robert Gordon University, explains why the oil and gas industry, and the wider energy sector, has a very significant role to play in shaping and building the new energy future. Basically, he suggests we keep the good bits of existing technologies with the benefits they bring, but remove the polluting parts. This would be a real win-win.

Lighting Key to Green Deal Success

Lighting Key to Green Deal Success

LightingEurope is supporting the call to scale up renovation across Europe and is working hard to make sure it includes lighting. Renovation is at the heart of the European Green Deal and has been identified as a key driver for social and economic recovery post COVID-19. However, there cannot — and should not — be any renovation of buildings in Europe without upgrading the lighting installations, says Paul O‘Connor, Chairman, Lighting Association Ireland (LAI), which is the Irish member representative body of LightingEurope.

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