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Greenbuild Europe, Human X Nature is the flagship event for sustainability professionals: Greenbuild Europe is the premier annual conference for European green building professionals. Attendees worldwide across a variety of industries—including architecture, engineering and design—participate in Greenbuild Europe to share best practices, time-tested solutions and innovative strategies to advance healthy, high-performance buildings.
Post date: 13 Jul 2018
Type: News

The Interreg MED 2014-2020 Programme supports the sharing of experiences, knowledge and the improvement of public policies between national, regional and local authorities and other territorial stakeholders from 10 different EU countries and 3 candidate countries. Its innovative architecture is designed to better respond to the needs of project stakeholders, ensuring three levels of impact: - local (“modular projects”) - thematic communities (“horizontal projects”) - common Mediterranean vision (“governance”).
Post date: 12 Jul 2018
Type: Event

To take on the challenge of delivering low carbon buildings all over Europe, stakeholders need comparable, pan-European data to support their efforts and target the right niches. Although many reports exist from one country to another, the information remains fragmented. BTA decided to address this need by delivering Building Market Briefs, which are condensed reports per country and based on a unique methodology. The first issued BMB gives unique insights on the Swiss building market. Interview with York Ostermeyer, Associate Professor at the Division of Building Technology, at...
Post date: 12 Jul 2018
Type: News

Today, the financial sector is making increasing use of more responsible economic and financial tools in favour of social and environmental issues. But how can we ensure that public and private actors do not use these new tools only as a marketing strategy? How can we ensure that green finance actually serves responsible projects? How to define « Greenwashing »?
Post date: 12 Jul 2018
Type: News

New industry data has highlighted the strong growth in electrical storage in Europe over the past year. The European Energy Storage Association and consultants Delta-ee released the figures, which are pooled from the trade body’s member companies and other leading players in the industry. It shows a booming market for storage technologies in key European regions, fuelled by the growth in renewable energy and the attending cost reductions.
Post date: 12 Jul 2018
Type: News

The European Commission welcomes today’s strong endorsement by the European Parliament of three key proposals of the Clean Energy for All Europeans package (presented by the European Commission on 30 November 2016).
Post date: 11 Jul 2018
Type: News

PROSPECT aims to encourage the exchange of knowledge and experience on innovative financing schemes used to implement sustainable energy and climate plans, especially within the framework of the Covenant of Mayors.
Post date: 11 Jul 2018
Type: News

Solar cells (photovoltaics, PV) for electricity generation is forecasted to become one of the main contributors in the future energy system. Better building integration of PV (BIPV) is desired for aesthetical reasons and potentially also for cost savings. As of now, BIPV is generally more expensive than ordinary building applied PV installations (BAPV) or regular building components, which means there is a need to include other values in BIPV business models.
Post date: 10 Jul 2018
Type: News

After the approval of the EU parliament last April, the new EPBD is now in force!   Check on BUILDUP (http://www.buildup.eu/en/news/commission-welcomes-final-vote-energy-perf...) the backbones of the future energy efficiency in EU building stock).
Post date: 10 Jul 2018
Type: News

The JRC has developed an interactive dissemination tool to explain to general public what a smart grid is and what the expected challenges and benefits of achieving a smart grid are. The tool gives the user present and future scenarios going from morning, through to evening and night, as well as outlining the different components of a smart grid.
Post date: 10 Jul 2018
Type: Tool