The High Performance Building Alliance officially launched their brand new website recently. Representing WWETB, one of the founders of the HPBA, was Innovation Manager, Mr. Michael O’ Brien.

Michael took guests though the chronology of the development High Performance Building Alliance and the impact it has made to date in upskilling the workforce in NZEB and Retrofit courses, with over 3200 people trained since inception. 


Michael said “WWETB is delighted to be part of such a fantastic project and wish HPBA all the best on the launch of its new website”. In Autumn 2024, the HPBA flagship innovation centre located in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford will open its doors. 


The centre will be called the “HPBA Green Hub” and is funded by Wexford County Council and Enterprise Ireland. 


High Performance Building Alliance launches brand new website – High Performance Building Alliance (

)From L-R Back row: Michael O Brien, Innovation Manager WWETB, Liz Hore, Director of Services, Wexford County Council, Carolyne Godkin, Director of Services, Wexford County Council, Breege Cosgrave, Head of Economic Development, Wexford County Council, David Morrisey, Asst, Head of Department, SETU.
L-R Front row: Minister James Browne, Cllr. Garry Laffan, Chair of HPBA Board, Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council, John Fleming,  Mandi Stewart, CEO HPBA and Eddie Taffe, Chief Executive Wexford County Council. 
Michael O Brien, Innovation & Development Manager WWETB addressing guests at the HPBA website launch. Liz Hore, Director of Services WCC and member of HPBA, Cllr Garry Laffin, Chair of HPBA, Mandi Stewart, CEO HPBA and WWEB Innovation Manager Michael O'Brien