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Viable Homes. Practical guidance for planners and developers on carbon optimisation of housing developments

Viable Homes. Practical guidance for planners and developers on carbon optimisation of housing developments

This report intends to highlight to planners and other key stakeholders of the built environment the whole life carbon impacts of the continued construction of new low-rise, low-density dwellings on greenfield sites and to provide recommendations to mitigate these impacts by promoting a switch to a low-rise, medium-density
model.

Gillian Brady, Philip Comerford, Ciara Reddy, Philip Crowe and Oliver Kinnane School of Architecture Planning and Environmental Policy, UCD

Pat Barry, Brian Crowley and Johanna Varghese Irish Green Building Council