Spain

The region of Navarra is building over 500 nearly zero-energy building (NZEB) units to provide affordable and energy efficient homes for their citizens. Nearly zero-energy buildings have very low energy consumption due to their design and the materials used in their construction and reduce energy consumption by 75% compared to standard buildings. The project will also contribute towards social integration and urban regeneration through the provision of affordable rental housing.
Post date: 9 Aug 2018
Type: Case

CREATE consortium would like to share with you the fifth project newsletter, aiming to provide you with the latest news and information about the project progress. What is the CREATE project?
Post date: 8 Aug 2018
Type: News

The research group ARDITEC from the Higher Technical School of Building Engineering at the University of Seville has led a pioneering European project to calculate the environmental impact of residential buildings. The novelty of this initiative is that for the first time an open-source computing tool which can, simply and intuitively, calculate the CO2 emissions in each phase of a building project, in order to obtain a global picture of its carbon footprint from its conception and to help decide every variable in the construction process.
Post date: 24 Jul 2018
Type: Tool

The second-year action Training School will be taking place in Málaga, Spain, on 15-19th October 2018. This School will bring together experience and high-level trainers and trainees to work in the digital implementation of Regenerative Sustainable Design principles in the transformation of existing sites. Via the use of freeware digital parametric modelling, the challenges are to improve outdoor microclimate qualities and the indoor wellbeing, operating a transformation that responds to the criteria of Circular Economy.
Post date: 19 Jul 2018
Type: Event

REBUILD provides a unique platform of innovation to invigorate the sector of construction, renovation and the energy efficiency of houses and buildings. It is a place where the professional of the sector is provided with a specialized environment where to find the latest products, materials, solutions, and services. REBUILD is the platform for manufacturers and distributors to identify:
Post date: 18 Jul 2018
Type: Event

The RESTORE COST Action affects a paradigm shift towards restorative sustainability for new and existing buildings across Europe, promoting forward thinking and multidisciplinary knowledge, leading to solutions that celebrate the richness of design creativity while enhancing users’ experience, comfort, health, wellbeing and satisfaction inside and outside buildings, and in harmony with urban and natural ecosystems, reconnecting users to nature.
Post date: 17 Jul 2018
Type: Event

Three research institutions from the STARDUST consortium shared their insights with a network of Spanish universities as to how Smart Cities can act as exemplary figures for replication to their regions  
Post date: 16 Jul 2018
Type: News

The document provides a detailed description of the green urban interventions implemented by the project   URBAN GreenUP has released a Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) catalogue, which is publicly available on the project’s website. The catalogue aims at fostering the global uptake of the URBAN GreenUP approach by providing cities worldwide with robust indicators on how to embrace urban challenges using nature.  
Post date: 11 Jul 2018
Type: News

Valladolid, 20-21 September 2018   Cities belong to their citizens; comprising an economic, social and cultural asset for which all are responsible of taking care of in order to assure the future of the following generations. Considering this premise, cities are the most important growth pole of the European Union, while more than two thirds of the European population lives in urban areas and this share continues to grow. Due to their high density, cities offer a huge potential for improving sustainability towards a carbon-neutral new concept of life.  
Post date: 10 Jul 2018
Type: News

Mission Innovation has launched a new recognition programme Mission Innovation Champions to celebrate and support innovative individuals who are accelerating the clean energy revolution. The programme was launched at the occasion of the Third Mission Innovation Ministerial (MI-3) on 22-23 May 2018 at Malmö, Sweden, and is currently accepting registrations.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2018
Type: News