Dec 16, 2023 | Nationwide News

Paul Kennedy, Director of Services, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council; Tomás O’Leary, Managing Director of MosArt; Eamon Ryan TD, Minister for the Environment, Climate, Communications and Transport; Andrée Dargan, County Architect, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, pictured at the recent launch of the ZEB Summit in DLR offices.

The Zero Emission Buildings (ZEB) Summit, which will take place at the RDS in Dublin on 21-22 February 2024, was recently launched by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and MosArt.

Cllr Denis O’Callaghan, Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council described the event as a “testament to our commitment to building a greener future”. He said that the council’s involvement in projects like Shanganagh Passive House Development exemplifies a dedication to pioneering sustainable building practices, making communities more environmentally responsible and energy efficient.

 The inaugural ZERO Summit in February, which aims to redefine the future of sustainable living, will start with an interactive workshop at Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s offices, which will delve into the Shanganagh Castle Passive House Development. The summit will culminate with a prestigious main conference and exhibition hosted at the RDS on 22 February.

Frank Curran, Chief Executive, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council highlighted: “The ZEB Summit aligns perfectly with our vision for a more sustainable and environmentally conscious future. We are excited to be a part of this forward-thinking event that will facilitate important conversations on achieving net-zero buildings.”

Speaking at the launch of the summit, Andrée Dargan, DLR’s County Architect said: The ZEB Summit is a platform for architects, designers, and builders to collaborate, innovate, and shape the future of our built environment. Together, we can redefine industry standards and create buildings that are not just energy-efficient but truly sustainable.”

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