Environmental issues related to buildings

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30 Sep 2020  -  09:30 - 13:00 CET   ONLINE  - Details will be shared after registration   Register now  
Post date: 16 Sep 2020
Type: Ereignis

Abstract: Innovative designs, such as those taking place in nearly zero-energy buildings, need to tackle Life Cycle Cost, because reducing the impact of use can carry other collateral and unexpected costs. For example, it is interesting to include the evaluation of end-of-life costs by introducing future activities of selective dismantling and waste management, to also improve the environmental performance of the demotion project.
Post date: 14 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Technology  will organize the 9th ICSD 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Development, with particular focus on Environmental, Economic and Socio-Cultural Sustainability.   The Conference theme is: "Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education".  
Post date: 13 Sep 2020
Type: Ereignis

Get involved in the WSED 2021   Take the opportunity and share your work, projects, research results, achievements, ideas and insights with the worldwide sustainable energy community! The following options are available:  
Post date: 11 Sep 2020
Type: News

Online  -  14th Oct 2020  -  3:30 pm - 5:00 pm  
Post date: 11 Sep 2020
Type: Ereignis

As COVID-19 cases rose and lockdown measures came into effect around the world, commercial building occupancy dropped dramatically, from 100% to almost zero in the space of a week in many places. Many might expect near-zero occupancy to mean near-zero energy consumption, but new data reveals that this is not the case. In fact, many offices, shopping malls, and entertainment complexes are consuming 80% or more of their usual full-occupancy energy levels, highlighting huge cost implications for businesses, building owners, and the environment.  
Post date: 9 Sep 2020
Type: News

Organized every 2 years, during years with no Indoor Air conference, Healthy Buildings conferences bridge the gap between science and profession, making it one of the most influential conferences on best-practice sustainable solutions for the indoor environment.   We are planning a truly wonderful technical and social programme in Oslo, sharing with you the midsummer delights of this beautiful harbour city with midnight twilight, in one of world's most sustainable cities.  
Post date: 7 Sep 2020
Type: Ereignis

A net-zero economy by 2050 in the EU requires bold action across all sectors, and in none more than buildings. The building sector is one of the largest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions in the EU.  
Post date: 7 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

SUSTAINABLE HEATING STRATEGIES & GUIDANCE FOR THE HEATING TRANSITION   Across the EU energy demand for heating is largely met through fossil fuels and accounts for around one third of the EUs carbon emissions. This needs to change and SHIFFT is working to address this urgent and complex dimension of the zero-carbon transition.  
Post date: 4 Sep 2020
Type: Link

Looking for something to keep the little ones busy?   Check out this video reading the International Passive House Association made of the children's book "We are Building a Passive Solar House" by Martina Feirer and Alexandra Frankel.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2020
Type: Link