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Sustainability starts with you!

Sustainability starts with you!

“Throughout our industry sustainability is at the forefront of design. We strive to achieve these targets with innovative technologies, intermeshed often with older design methodology. To truly achieve the goals we place upon the project and specification, we need to begin with our own mindset and values. Achieving sustainability is not an industry issue, it…

Ventilation — NZEB training essential

Ventilation — NZEB training essential

The ventilation industry in Ireland is changing for the better. With the introduction of Technical Guidance Document F Ventilation – 2019, The quality of ventilation design, installation and commissioning is improving. In 2019, Michael O’Brien (WWETB) chaired an advisory panel which included representatives from the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, the National Standards…

Randridge acquires Don O'Malley

Randridge acquires Don O’Malley

Randridge Group, the leading supplier of electrical, instrumentation and automation services, has acquired Don O’Malley & Partners, the long established design, engineering and consultancy business based in Limerick. While a major development that will undoubtedly enhance and reinforce the services provided by both companies, Don O’Malley& Partners will continue to operate as a stand-alone operation….

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CIBSE Awards — Lawler Walks The Talk!

CIBSE Awards — Lawler Walks The Talk!

Lawler Consulting has won The Building Performance Consultancy of the Year award for a second year running at the CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2021 which were recently held on a virtual platform. The award recognises companies that meet and exceed client expectations, and share their knowledge and best practice for building performance in the industry.

How many presidents does it take to change a light bulb?

How many presidents does it take to change a light bulb?

As a in boy in the 1970s, I can remember walking onto my local high street by night. On the way the streets were somewhat dimly lit and when you got there, only The occasional shop window was illuminated and the sum total of the exterior lighting scheme for Bligh’s Hotel was a solitary lantern hanging over the main door. So, maybe not the most energy efficient of technology, but there wasn’t that much used and what there was lasted a long time, writes Bob Bohannon, President, The Society of Light & Lighting*.

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