SYGD Masterclass: Oliver Kinnane – Let’s Avoid Retrofitting the Retrofits

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We are thrilled to share an exciting update.  On July 6th, we have the privilege of hosting a masterclass featuring industry expert, Oliver Kinnane. This is an incredible opportunity to learn from a seasoned professional who has made significant contributions to the field.

Date: July 6, 2023

Time: 12:00 Noon. Irish Time

This event is open to professionals at all levels,  Oliver’s expertise will provide valuable takeaways and actionable strategies to enhance your professional growth.

Attendance for these masterclasses is completely free. Seize this opportunity and register now to secure your spot.

To join the masterclass, simply use the provided links, connecting you to the platforms hosting the event. These platforms have been carefully selected to ensure a seamless and enriching experience for all participants. We encourage anyone passionate about sustainability to take part and expand their knowledge.

Immerse yourself in this exceptional opportunity to learn from distinguished experts in the field. Be prepared to be inspired.

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Introducing Oliver Kinnane

Oliver Kinnane is Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy in UCD, and academic lead of the Building in a Climate Emergency Research Lab there. He is founder and director of the MSc in Architecture, Urbanism and Climate Action. His research is focused on building construction, conservation and operation, and improving the performance of the built environment at large. He has written over 100 peer reviewed published articles on these topics. Oliver has multiple funded research projects including four Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland RD&D projects; FabTrads: hygrothermal testing of traditional building fabrics, MacAirH; evaluating heat pump performance in-use, Re-CUGI: investigating models of compact urban growth and nZEB101; analysing the performance of nZEB dwellings). He also has a project on building vacancy funded by the EPA (Trebuchet), and a project on Viable Homes funded by Construct Innovate which is outlining carbon guidelines for planners and developers. He has a H2020 project (ProBono) and works closely with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council to transform it Dun Laoghaire into a Green Building Neighbourhood. He is leading the Whole Life Carbon in Irish Construction Sector and Built Environment study with Dr. Richard O’Hegarty for the Irish Green Building Council.

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