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Central to UCD ERG's mission is an engagement with the non-academic community to effect change through the dissemination of research. UCD ERG engages with State Agencies, institutions and professionals in continuing education programmes, applied research and through commissioned studies and technical reports, some of which can be found on our Publications page.


As an integral part of the groups dissemination and outreach activities, UCD ERG has been providing institutionally recognised continuing education courses to architectural practice for many years.

If your practice would like to discuss a customised course please contact UCD ERG. Topics covered can include those listed below as well as other specific needs your practice may have.

  • Sustainability and the Architect
  • The Building and its Envelope
  • Sustainable Technologies
  • Materials and Health
  • Natural Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality
  • Passive and Solar Design
  • Daylight
  • Water and Waste
  • Participant Project and Review


1994 Cranfield University, UK - Water conservation CPD course.
1997 Building Services Engineering, Dublin Institute of Technology
Design tools in energy efficient building design.
1997 Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland
Green design - Design tools and consultancy experience.
1998 Technical Universities of Milan, Rome and Florence
CPD Workshop with architectural graduates focusing on the use of design tools in architecture. Particular emphasis was on daylight availability and overshadowing. EU Supported.
2001 Office of Public Works, Dublin, Ireland
2002 CPD Programme for Jim Coady & Associates Architects
2004 CPD Programme for the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland
2005 CPD Programme for O'Mahony Pike Architects
2006 CPD Programme for Henry J Lyons Architects
2007 CPD Programme for Irish Rail Architecture Department
2008 CPD Programme for OMS Architects
2009 CPD programme for the EU Perspective EEIG Group
2010 CPD EU Workshop – Renewable Energy Technologies in Historic Buildings

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