What is Building Service Engineering?

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 28 July, 2016.

Building Service Engineers play several different roles when it comes to building construction, design, and planning. These services are utilised for many different types of building projects including commercial buildings, healthcare facilities, industrial plants, and ... READ MORE

Understanding the Value of Building Information Modelling

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 25 July, 2016.

Building Information Modelling, also known as BIM, helps to integrate the design and construction processes. BIM has many advantages. It can reduce costs and increase productivity. It can also improve the building environment and reduce costly mistakes. It is ... READ MORE

Developments and Impacts of Consulting Engineering in Europe

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 19 July, 2016.

According to the latest survey conducted by the European Federation of Engineering Consultancy Associations (EFCA), developments in this industry are improving throughout Europe, from Italy to Ireland. The Task Group at the EFCA produces a bi-annual report based on ... READ MORE

Technology and Teamwork in Modern Building Design

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 18 July, 2016.

Diversity and teamwork are fundamental in creating great architecture. From the architects to the interior designers, consulting and structural engineers to landscape designers, successful and sustainable buildings are developed by a team of these experts.  With ... READ MORE

NZEB, Today’s Standards for Nearly Zero Energy Building

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 28 June, 2016.

In Ireland, and throughout Europe, new buildings are required to meet the rising needs of an energy-driven world, even more efficiently and effectively than with the standards already in place. Nearly Zero Energy Building means designing to a standard primary energy ... READ MORE

Smart Technology in Ireland’s Building Industry

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 24 June, 2016.

The year 2020 is the mark for real change in the building industry in Ireland. Ensuring up to 40% of consumed energy comes from renewable energy sources is the ultimate goal. Currently, these goals are not being met when it comes to the expectations of the European ... READ MORE

Augmented Reality in Building Design

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 15 June, 2016.

As the Construction Industry evolves, applying the benefits of advanced technologies, efficiency and sustainability are becoming easier to achieve, from single structures to entire cities. One of the most sophisticated technologies available for advancing building can ... READ MORE

Expanding Building Information Modelling in Europe

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 13 June, 2016.

In Ireland and throughout Europe, the benefits of Building Information Modelling (BIM) have grown in the past decade, and this growth has allowed the industry to better understand the details of a building from inside and out through the use of complex digital models. ... READ MORE

Energy Management and Controls in Sustainable Building

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 04 June, 2016.

Energy demand is growing rapidly, and it is an important consideration for the future of sustainable building. Focusing on energy management and building controls can provide effective ways of saving energy in buildings. Controls are designed to deliver a comfortable ... READ MORE

What You Should Know About BREEAM

This entry was posted in Inspiration on 02 June, 2016.

In Ireland and all across the globe, BREEAM helps local developers create sustainable communities and green buildings. It is the world’s leading and most credible assessment method for sustainability, and it utilises the latest development methods, from new ... READ MORE

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