Wednesday, 4 December 2019
Department of Public Expenditure and Reform
Climate Action Plan
103. To ask 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]
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.