Commendations

ernst and young entrepreneur of the year award round table group association sustainability practitioners

Gerard McCaughey is an individual of extraordinary ability in the sustainable home building industry. He is one of the world's most successful business people in this field and has shown clear leadership on issues such as regulatory reform, sustainable business practices and forwarding environmental and energy conscious building.

Gerald M. Howard
President and Chief Executive Officer
National Association of Home Builders

As CEO of Century Homes, Gerard McCaughey managed to grow a small start- up company to become Europe’s leading manufacturer of off-site manufactured timber frame building components. He is widely recognized as being one of the leading figures driving change in the greening of the Irish construction industry. He is a regular speaker on green construction and regularly appears on Irish national television discussing issues relating to the environment and sustainability.

I have absolutely no hesitation in confirming that Mr. McCaughey is undoubtedly an expert in the areas of green/sustainable construction and offsite construction.

Tom Parlon
Director General
Construction Industry Federation of Ireland

Led by Gerry McCaughey, Century has almost single-handedly pioneered modern methods of construction in the Irish and, more recently, the U.K. residential markets.

Gene Murtagh
Chief Executive Officer
Kingspan Group Plc

leadership on issues, including regulatory reform, sustainable business practices, and the environmental and energy agenda.

Minister John Gormley T.D
Minister of the Environment, Heritage
and Local Government of Ireland

Gerry McCaughey is undoubtedly an international leader, who has unparalleled, first hand knowledge and experience in the areas of green environmentally friendly construction and off site construction. His success at developing Europe's leading green offsite manufacturing company uniquely positions him, today, to advise how US companies and related organizations can benefit from the new opportunities in the sustainable sector of the built environment.

Grady O'Rear
President/CEO
Green Advantage Inc.

Gerry McCaughey gave a presentation to our local chapter of the US Green Building Council. His knowledge of the green building industry, unique personal experiences, and engaging speaking style made for a great presentation. The information presented was relevant and timely, even for a room of professional architects, landscape architects, and engineers who engage in the green building industry day to day.

Meg West, ASLA, LEED AP
Events Coordinator
USGBC C4 chapter