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Dr Shane Colclough


Shane Colclough

Research Fellow
School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy
University College Dublin, School of Architecture Planning and Environmental Policy


Shane Colclough is a Research Fellow at UCD. He completed his PhD in 2011 at Ulster University and holds an MBA from the Michael Smurfit Business School and a Masters in Industrial Engineering (M.I.E.) from University College Dublin, a BSc (Eng) from Trinity College Dublin, an Honours Diploma in Electronic Engineering from the Dublin Institute of Technology and is a Chartered Engineer. In addition to his research work and being principle at the consultancy firm Energy Expertise Limited, Shane is active in the NGO sector and is vice Chairman of the Passive House Association of Ireland and is founding co-Chairman at nZEB Ireland. He believes passionately in the potential afforded by the Passive House Standard in combination with renewables in providing a better standard of housing for our citizens, simultaneously reducing dependence on fossil fuels and eliminating fuel poverty. Shane is an experienced consultant and has conducted a number of projects for the EU and serves on the EU panel of Experts on Energy-Efficient Buildings.


  • Research Fellow
    University College Dublin, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, Dublin, Ireland24 Jan 2019


  • Principal
    Energy Expertise Ltd, Naas, Ireland1 May 2013


  • PhD
    University of Ulster