180 degrees is a new podcast series that looks at the energy choices we make when it comes to transport, our homes, business and technology.

About the SEAI podcast

Throughout the series we talk to guests such as architect Dermot Bannon and quantity surveyor Lisa O’ Brien about tips for home energy upgrades. We talk to experts in the field of motoring, journalist Geraldine Herbert and car reviewer Mark Noble (aka Nobby from FM 104) about the future of electric cars. Ali Sheridan, Country Sustainability Leader at IKEA, Dublin and Bernadette Phelan from Business in the Community Ireland join us to discuss what businesses can do to tackle climate change.

We also look at Ireland’s energy future and talk to guests Liam Delaney, Professor of Economics at UCD and Liz Walsh, meteorologist from the Met Éireann forecasting division about their views.

To finish, we chat to Cool Planet Champion Karen Finnigan and actress / climate change activist Aoibhéann McCann about what  individuals can do now to support our transition to a low carbon economy. Where do they start?  

180 degrees teaser!

Episode 1: Should I buy now or wait to buy an electric car?

In this episode, we discuss the electric car market in Ireland and Europe, and where perhaps the market will be by 2030 with journalist and motoring expert Geraldine Herbert, car reviewer Mark Noble, and Graham Brennan, Transport Programme Manager with SEAI.

Episode 2: Is an A rated home achievable for everyone?

Are you interesting in learning more about how Irish houses perform compared to years ago?

This round table discussion talks about Ireland’s attitude to housing and energy upgrades with guests; architect Dermot Bannon, social affairs correspondent for the Irish Times Kitty Holland, SEAI architect Jenny Power and financial journalist and broadcaster Sinead Ryan.

Contact us

If you have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Email: podcast@seai.ie