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Symphony Featured in The Irish Times for Groundbreaking Project

News & Press
November 2023

The project highlights that even highly efficient LEED Platinum buildings can make substantial improvements to their energy performance.

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Symphony Energy played a pivotal role in achieving remarkable energy savings in both gas and HVAC electricity at Hibernia REG's 1 Cumberland Place, home to tech giant Twitter's EU Headquarters.

Symphony Energy has been mentioned in a recent article by The Irish Times, showcasing our pioneering work in the realm of sustainable energy solutions. The article about Hibernia REG's transformative work at 1 Cumberland Place makes reference to our successful Smart Optimisation project. Our contribution to the retrofitting of the building highlights the significant impact of innovative technology on the energy performance of commercial buildings.

The Irish Times Article:

The article, titled "Investment of €30m Sees 1 Cumberland Place Cut Energy Use by 63%," delves into the transformative journey of 1 Cumberland Place and how Symphony Energy played a pivotal role in achieving remarkable energy savings in both gas and HVAC electricity. The project was a monumental success, demonstrating that with innovation and the right approach, even highly efficient LEED Platinum buildings can make substantial improvements in their energy performance.

Key Highlights:

1. **Energy Savings**: Symphony Energy's Smart Optimisation project at 1 Cumberland Place resulted in an impressive 76% reduction in gas and 75% in HVAC electricity usage. This monumental achievement showcases the tremendous potential for energy efficiency improvements in the commercial real estate sector.

2. **Paris Proof Targets**: The project not only exceeded current energy efficiency standards but also positioned 1 Cumberland Place to meet its Paris Proof 2030 and 2050 targets. The Base Building EUI was reduced from 121 to 44.

3. **Sustainability Impact**: Symphony Energy's involvement in this project underscores our unwavering commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility. Our innovative solutions empower buildings to significantly reduce their carbon footprint while simultaneously enhancing energy performance.

4. **Recognition**: The article in The Irish Times recognises Symphony Energy's leadership in the field of sustainable energy solutions, emphasising the vital role we play in the transition towards a zero-carbon future.

Conclusion:

The feature is a testament to the groundbreaking work we are doing at Symphony Energy. We are proud of the impact our Smart Optimisation solutions are making, not only in reducing energy consumption but also in driving the industry towards a greener and more sustainable future.

To read the full article and learn more about our transformative project at 1 Cumberland Place, please visit The Irish Times Article.

Written By:

Edward Barrett-Shortt