RECORDINGS OF PROCEEDINGS AVAILABLE FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN HISTORIC BUILDINGS SEMINAR
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The Irish Georgian Society wishes to thank all the speakers (John Burgess; Peter Cox; Jacqui Donnelly; Adala Leeson; Joseph Little; Fergal McGirl; Brian McIntyre; Colm Murray; Carl Raftery; Dr James Ritson ; Grainne Shaffrey; Dr Rosanne Walker) and Chairs (Colm Murray and Carl Raftery) who contributed to the Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings seminar, which took place both in the City Assembly House and online on Thursday 24th November 2022.
The Irish Georgian Society also wishes to thank the Department of Housing Local Government and Heritage, and The Heritage Council for their support of the seminar.
The full capacity seminar provided practical, appropriate, and easy to understand advice and guidance on how to thermally upgrade historic buildings and reduce energy costs whilst ensuring that no damage occurs to their historic fabric and character. Best practice case studies were showcased and information on planning considerations, wall, roof, floor and window insulation, heating systems and grant aid were provided.
The seminar was attended by historic buildings owners and building professionals and practitioners.
It is now possible to PURCHASE A RECORDING OF THE PROCEEDINGS (€50) which will be available to watch until Thursday 15th December 2022.
The seminar is recognised by the Construction Industry Federation, Engineers Ireland, Register of Heritage Contactors and the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland as formal/structured CPD (5 points). Those who purchase a recording of the proceedings and register to watch the seminar will receive a certificate of attendance.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN HISTORIC BUILDINGS SEMINAR PROGRAMME (DOWNLOAD PROGRAMME HERE)
Energy Efficiency in Traditional Buildings - the Context by Jacqui Donnelly, Senior Architect in Built Heritage Policy at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.
Reuse and recycle to reduce carbon, towards a circular economy for the historic environment by Adala Leeson, Head of Socio-Economic Analysis and Evaluation at Historic England.
Case Study: Dun Laoghaire Victorian Maritime House by Grainne Shaffrey, Principal, Shaffrey Architects, Grade I RIAI Conservation Accredited.
Benign Sustainable Interventions in Historic Dwellings by Dr James Ritson, Vice-President, ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Energy and Sustainability.
Introduction to Wall Insulation for Traditional Buildings by Dr Rosanne Walker, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Research Group on the Fabric of Traditional Buildings (FabTrads), UCD.
Decarbonising Energy Use for Residents in Georgian Buildings – where are the opportunities? by John Burgess – Buildings Performance Practitioner, MEP Lead Engineer for Arup, Cork.
Case Study: Rubrics: Energy Retrofitting Trinity College Dublin’s Oldest Surviving Building by Peter Cox, MD, Carrig Conservation International Ltd.
Case Studies of Energy Upgrades to Traditionally Built Buildings: a conservation architect’s perspective by Fergal McGirl, Fergal McGirl Architects.
Circular and deep -Case Study of the Renovation-Extension of an Urban Victorian Cottage in Dublin by Joseph Little, Head of Construction and Building Performance, School of Architecture & Building and Environment, TU Dublin.
Grant Aid for Improving the Thermal Performance of Traditionally Built Buildings by Brian McIntyre, Programme Manager, High Performance Building Technologies, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.
IMAGES FROM THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN HISTORIC HOUSES SEMINAR, CITY ASSEMBLY HOUSE, THURSDAY 24TH NOVEMBER 2022.
IMAGE 1: Colm Murray, Architecture Officer, The Heritage Council chairing the morning session of the Irish Georgian Society's Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings seminar with speakers (left to right): Grainne Shaffrey, Shaffrey Architects; Adala Leeson, Head of Socio-Economic Analysis and Evaluation at Historic England, and Jacqui Donnelly, Senior Architects, Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage.
IMAGE 2: Attendees at the Energy Efficiency in Historic Houses seminar at the City Assembly House.
IMAGE 3: Colm Murray, Architecture Officer, The Heritage Council chairing the second morning session with speakers (left to right): Dr James Ritson, Vice President, ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Energy and Sustainability; Dr Rosanne Walker, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Research Group on the Fabric of Traditional Buildings, UCD.
IMAGE 4: Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings afternoon speakers (left to right): Brian McIntyre, Programme Manager, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland; Fergal McGirl, Fergal McGirl Architects; Joseph Little, Head of Construction and Building Performance, School of Architecture & Building and Environment, TU Dublin; Peter Cox, Carrig International.
IMAGE 5: Carl Raftery, Architectural Conservation Advisor, Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage chairing the afternoon session.