Denis Dineen PhD Candidate +353 (0)21 490 1959

Research Interests:

Energy demand and energy efficiency measures in the Irish residential sector. The effects on space and water heating energy consumption of improvements in regulations governing the energy efficiency of new dwellings and the effects of energy efficiency retrofit of existing dwellings. 


Denis graduated with a Honours Degree in Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering from Trinity College Dublin in 2005 and went on to work as a Highway Design Engineer for two years with RPS Consulting Engineers. He completed a taught Masters Degree in Sustainable Energy from University College Cork in 2008, including the completion of a minor thesis entitled Energy Efficiency in the Residential Sector 1990-2020. In 2009 Denis was awarded an IRCSET scholarship to continue this research at PhD level.



Journal papers:

D. Dineen, B.P. Ó Gallachóir, Modelling the impacts of building regulations and a property bubble on residential space and water heating, Energy Buildings (2010), doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2010.09.004

Dineen D., Rogan F., Ó Gallachóir B.P. 2012 One energy efficiency programme but a range of possible energy savings. Paper in review, Energy (Submitted June 2012)               

Conference Papers:

Dineen D., Rogan F., Cronin W. and Ó Gallachóir B. P. 2011 Modelling residential energy savings due to Ireland’s National Retrofit Programme using DEAP and LEAP. Proc International Energy Workshop 2011StanfordUniversityJuly 6 -9 2011,StanfordCA.

Dineen D., Rogan F. and Ó Gallachóir, B. P. 2010 Bottom up modelling of energy savings due to the National Retrofit Programme for Ireland's Housing Stock Proceedings 9th YEEES (Young Energy Economists and Engineers Seminar) November 26 - 27 2010 Trinity College Dublin.

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