Free On-Demand IES Consulting Webinar

Daylight and Wind Studies for successful Planning Applications in Ireland

The webinar covered the current planning requirements for Daylight, Sunlight and Pedestrian Comfort Studies in the Republic of Ireland. It also examined the new daylight standard IS EN 17037:2018 and how it compares to the now withdrawn BS 8206-2:2008 standard.

What will be covered?

  • Pedestrian Comfort Studies 
    • Current Planning Requirements
    • Impact on Design
    • Case Studies
  • Daylight & Sunlight Studies 
    • Current Planning Requirements
    • Upcoming Changes to Standards
    • Impact on Design
    • Case Studies
  • Q&A

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Dónal O'Connor

Associate Director, IES Consulting

Dónal is Chartered Engineer with further LEED AP, Building Energy Modelling and Certified Energy Manager qualifications. He has extensive experience of optimising natural daylighting and natural ventilation designs through building façade analysis, and feasibility studies for renewable energy, HVAC retrofits, lighting retrofits and net-zero energy projects.

Harshad Joshi

CFD Consultancy Manager, IES Consulting

Harshad provides expert CFD consulting having developed from a mechanical engineering background. At IES his global project experience has included consulting on displacement ventilation, data centre energy modelling, heat island effects, clean rooms and particulate dispersion.

Gary Nixon

Senior Business Development Manager, IES

Gary holds an Honours Bachelor degree in Building Services Engineering from the Dublin Institute of Technology and is a member of the Institute of Engineers Ireland. He has in depth technical knowledge and experience of building performance modelling software and building physics in general and is able to educate professionals on the benefits and use of the Virtual Environment software.