May 14 Case Study

Zero carbon homes are the way forward for people wanting a smarter way to live

‘Sustainable’ is no longer just a buzz word. It’s a reality and more and more people are seeking sustainable ways of living in a bid to be less reliant on volatile energy markets.

Green Future NI is a construction company which builds zero carbon homes in Ireland. MGMPR Ltd has supported Green Future NI with lobbying politicians at Stormont, organising ministerial visits, launching Northern Ireland’s first zero carbon housing development and more.

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October 30 In the Press

Minister for the Environment digs the sod on Northern Ireland’s first zero carbon housing development

Mark H Durkhan, the Minister for the Environment, has dug the first sod to mark the beginning of the construction on Northern Ireland’s first zero carbon housing development.

The Minister said It is fantastic to see how green technology can operate in a way which keeps a family home well insulated and supplied with electricity while also providing the potential to earn money.

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June 24 In the Press

Smart ECO Hub say sustainable building technologies is ‘key driver’ of green economy

Smart ECO Hub, the cross border cluster organisation for the sustainable energy sector, hosted a seminar in Co Armagh to encourage green energy businesses to work together.

Speakers at the event, which took place at Northern Ireland’s first zero carbon home to be accredited by the Government, delivered the message that sustainable building technologies is a key driver for the green economy in Northern Ireland.

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May 14 In the Press

Basil McCrea gives his full backing for zero carbon construction schemes

Northern Ireland’s first zero carbon home to be accredited by the Government has been described by Basil McCrea as “an exemplary concept”.

Mr McCrea has joined a long list of politicians to visit the zero carbon home in Middletown, Co Armagh which was built by Green Future NI. The house which is 3,000sqft costs approximately £300 per year to heat and light thanks to a blend of technologies installed at the property.

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March 20 In the Press

BUDGET 2013: Zero carbon construction company welcomes Chancellor’s Help To Buy Scheme

Chancellor George Osborne has announced the Help To Buy Scheme to open up the housing market to thousands of would-be home owners.

The Help to Buy scheme is aimed to help those people struggling to find mortgage deposits. The initiative will include £3.5 billion for shared equity loans and a Government interest-free loan worth 20 per cent of the value of a new-build house. Green Future NI says this is a step in the right direction.

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February 25 In the Press Newsfeed

Dundalk Institute of Technology students explore opportunities for zero carbon homes

Dundalk Institute of Technology students have visited the Green Future NI zero carbon home as part of their Doing Business in Emerging Markets course.

The house addresses critical questions around affordable, energy efficient homes for social housing associations, the government, developers and homeowners. The students examined the business opportunities of this zero carbon home.

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February 14 In the Press

Zero carbon house sees Green Future shortlisted for ‘Sustainable Development of the Year’

Green Future NI has been shortlisted for the ‘Sustainable Development of the Year’ award at this year’s Housing Awards in Belfast.

Green Future NI created the innovative ‘Green Future House’ in Middletown in Co Armagh which not only meets the Government’s required transition to mass construction of new ‘zero carbon homes’ by 2016 but the house exceeds the Government’s targets.

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