Conferences, Seminars and Exhibitions
The Irish Georgian Society promotes traditional building skills and best conservation practices through holding seminars which aim to provide more in-depth understanding of conservation issues for historic homeowners, conservation professionals and others with an interest in traditionally-built buildings. CPD points are available for members of relevant professional institutions attending the seminars. The Society also organises its annual Traditional Buildings Skills Exhibition which are held throughout the country.
The Society also maintains an online Traditional Building and Conservation Skills register of craftsmen and professionals. Click here to access this register.
The following articles will be of interest to owners of old buildings and those with an interest in the conservation of our architectural heritage:
- How to research your period property
- Sources of funding for period properties
- Insuring your period property
The Dept. of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht has published a series of conservation booklets called the Advice Series which address a range of conservation topics including Ironwork, Maintenance, Roofs, Ruins and Windows.
Energy Efficiency in Historic Houses
The Irish Georgian Society’s Energy Efficiency in Historic Houses seminar proceedings provides practical and easy to understand advice on how to thermally upgrade historic houses and reduced energy costs whilst retaining and respecting their historic features and special architectural character.
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