A strong focus must be placed on measured building performance, and Lawler Consulting has adapted its service offering to reflect this, using its 40-year design experience to offer turnkey energy and sustainability projects. It now uses new energy performance business models to finance energy investment from energy savings, while also maintaining savings through a strategic long-term site partnership approach.
The judges commended the Kilkenny-based practice on its outstanding contribution to the delivery of buildings with high levels of measured energy performance for work done and achievements to date on a number of projects, including the following:
• Dublin City Council, Energy Performance Contract 1 (2016- 2024): Three leisure centres contributing to annual energy savings of 41%;
• Dublin City Council, Energy Performance Contract 2 (2019-2028): Seven leisure centres contributing to annual energy savings of 35%;
• Office of Public Works (continuous): Lighting upgrades to government offices contributing an electricity reduction of more than 50%;
• Meubles (2019): Lighting upgrade at furniture store contributing to 61% savings on electricity costs.
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