Lecture on Nearly Zero Energy Buildings and the revised Irish Part L of the Building Regulations event was attended by local engineers and WIT students
The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers RoI region recently held a CPD event at WIT The CIBSE lecture was titled Nearly Zero Energy Buildings and the revised Irish Part L of the Building Regulations.
This was a very successful event again this year which was both informative and a good networking and social event with a good mix of students, academic staff and practicing engineers.
Speakers from industry
The lecture was opened by Paul Martin Chairman of CIBSE RoI Branch. The speakers were Orla Coyle - Programme Manager with Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland who gave a talk on Near Zero Energy Buildings & High Performance Retrofit and Eoin Doohan - BE CEng MCIBSE Principal Mechanical Engineer, AECOM Dublin
Coyle is a Chartered Engineer with CIBSE and had recently joined SEAI as Programme Manager for NZEB and High Performance Retrofit. She has worked for over 20 years in the energy performance of buildings both in Ireland and Australia. As a consultant she was involved the environmental, energy and sustainable assessment of both new and existing buildings.
Doohan is an expert in building design in the New and Retrofitting of Commercial and Industrial buildings for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings. He is Chartered Engineer with CIBSE and has given talks on NZEB throughout the country.
Mervin Doyle, Waterford Area Rep. CIBSE and Programme Leader MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering said: “This was an excellent event, very informative, considering the huge changes in building design required to comply with the new regulations in order to achieve buildings with excellent energy performance and carbon dioxide emissions. The event was well attended by both local engineers and students.”