Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Questions (103)

John Curran

Question:

103. Deputy John Curran asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the status of the OPW action of the Climate Action Plan 2019 to develop a roadmap to promote greater use of lower carbon building material alternatives in construction; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50470/19]

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Written answers (Question to Public)

The OPW State Architect presently conducts a Green audit when reviewing OPW architectural projects. In addition, a Green Design for Construction Guide is in preparation and should be completed in Q2-Q3 next year. This guide will include a wide range of information from site selection, design, technology, building materials, through to certain specifications.