Climate Action & Sustainability Webinar Series​: Going beyond IDEAS: Integrating and Optimising Renewable Energy Systems in Buildings

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In this fourth talk in the Trinity College Dublin’s Climate Action & Sustainability webinar series, from the School of Engineering,  Prof McCormack will discuss the opportunities and challenges of integrated renewable energy systems (RES) for buildings, focusing on her IDEAS project which addresses improved efficiency and on-site generation for different buildings in varying climates.

Climate Action & Sustainability Webinar Series​: Going beyond IDEAS: Integrating and Optimising Renewable Energy Systems in Buildings

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This free ‘Climate Action & Sustainability’ webinar series from leading academics in Trinity College Dublin will share the latest concepts, technologies and solutions that will help deliver our goals in the field.

With expert speakers from researchers across the new E3 (Engineering, Environment and Emerging Technologies) research community at Trinity College, these webinars will provide valuable insights into current research and teaching activities, and how the work embraces balanced solutions for a better world. This will be an engaging and informative series where you can find out more about the applied work that Trinity academics are undertaking to transform how we integrate sustainability in all their work to support climate action at National and International level.

This series will cover a range of topics that focus on different aspects of climate action and sustainability, dealing with topics ranging from providing clean and renewable energy solutions to decarbonising transport, whilst delivering efficiency across different industries and in the built environment.

Trinity College Dublin, located in the heart of Dublin city, is steeped in scholarly and national history. Today it remains Ireland’s highest ranked university and within the world’s top one hundred. TCD provides an excellent variety of courses throughout areas in the Arts and Humanities, Business, Law, Engineering, Science and Health Sciences.

Over 17,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from Ireland and across the world attend the illustrious university. And there is a good reason for the huge attraction to Trinity as it has produced some of the world’s greatest minds such as Samuel Becket, Oscar Wilde and former Irish president, Mary Robinson. Trinity College Dublin prides itself on continuing this tradition by offering the finest third level education to students and propel them onto becoming the next great leader, writer, artist, scientist and most importantly, thinker.

Along with TCD’s grand selection of on campus undergraduate and postgraduate courses, the university also provides Online Education and CPD programmes. Prosperous students can apply for Free Online Courses now as the Department of Online Education in 2016 have teamed with Futurelearn to issue three major free online courses – (MOOCS) in Irish History, Successful Ageing and Exercise Prescription. This allows students who might be working full-time or at a geographical disadvantage to attend Trinity College Dublin virtually.

Situated on College Green, Trinity is close to all the vibrant culture and entertainment Ireland’s capital has to offer. Museums, galleries, restaurants, live music, cinema are all walking distance from the beautiful campus grounds. Public transport to anywhere in the country surrounds the university, allowing students to take a break from study to explore Ireland and enrich their life experience. Not to mention the tremendous historical aura within Trinity itself, most notably the Book of Kells. TCD provides the best opportunities for students for their future careers and worldview.

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