Legislation, regulations, standards

An ambitious implementation of circular economy principles in the building and construction sectors requirestheinvolvement and collaboration of all stakeholders, from the construction materials and building components manufacturers to procurers, builders, users, building managers,recycling enterprises,etc.   Architects can play a key rolein this chain, as many decisions taken duringthe design phase have long-­lasting consequences on the environmental performance of a building, throughout its life-­cycle.  
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

On 23rd May 2019, the World Green Building Council’s European network in collaboration with eight cities and partners announced the launch of BUILD UPON2, the next phase of the world’s largest collaborative project on building renovation.   
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Type: News

Register your interest in the feasibility study stakeholder engagement here.   1st stakeholders meeting: Brussels, 24 June 2019
Post date: 14 Jun 2019
Type: Ereignis

Concept:   Our Horizon 2020 project aims to integrate these different types of data in a MULTIscale SENTINEL land surface information retrieval Platform (MULTIPLY). For both developers of satellite retrieval tools and for anyone who wants better access to land surface products.   Objectives:  
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Concept:    SustaiNAVility was born as a promoter of this plan in the area of energy efficiency, in particular supporting the goal of the plan of “Reducing 30% consumption of primary energy with respect to the figures projected by the EU for 2020 in energy efficiency”.    
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Concept:   C-Track 50 aims to mobilise and guide public authorities at a local and regional level, in order to achieve climate resilience and carbon neutrality by 2050.   Objectives:    1-Enhancing the cooperation between the different levels of governances, both at the vertical and horizontal level, in 11 European countries
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Based on Commission proposals published in November 2016, the Clean energy for all Europeans package consists of eight legislative acts. After political agreement by the Council and the European Parliament in 2018 and early 2019, these acts are expected to enter into force by summer 2019, although EU countries have 1-2 years to transpose the new directives into national law.  
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

After a short introduction from the EASME (Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises), this webinar will hear from several presenters:   -Policy context and priorities from DG ENER   -“How to structure the dialogue on sustainable energy finance: experience and prospects from the SEI Forums initiative”, Andy Deacon, Climate Alliance
Post date: 7 Jun 2019
Type: Ereignis

EuroACE, the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings, organised, with support from the C4E Forum and sponsorship from Knauf Insulation and VELUX, a conference in Slovenia. The aim is to present to an audience from across the countries of South East Europe (SEE) the main changes to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and discuss opportunities brought with this revision.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2019
Type: News

The topic of manipulated testing results, or “circumvention” is currently exposed to the highest attention of the public and media, not only for the emission of cars (“dieselgate”) but also with regard to other EU legislation. For this reason the project “ANTICSS – Anti-Circumvention of Standards for better market Surveillance” has been funded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
Post date: 6 Jun 2019
Type: Link