Top tech not enough for district renovation success!
First in a series of three “Info Packs” from CITyFiED designed to unlock valuable insights and knowledge from the project tackles overcoming non-technological barriers in energy efficient renovation at district level. Additional new insights and public project deliverables available to registered users of cityfied.eu
Post date: 17 Oct 2017
Tackle Energy Efficiency and Indoor Air Quality Together: Best Practices in Multifamily Housing Upgrades
Interested in taking a proactive approach to protecting indoor air quality (IAQ) while boosting energy efficiency in your multifamily building? This webinar will take you through the steps to get started.
The event will focus on:
Post date: 12 Oct 2017
Photosynthesis discovery can help design more efficient artificial solar cells. Vertical axis wind turbines can offer cheaper electricity to urban and suburban areas. A thermal storage system, which will use salt to effectively store renewable energy. Airlines can reduce their gas emissions with renewable fuel.
These are some of the breakthrough innovations in renewable energy. While some of them may take years to become fully functional and used on a massive scale, the others are already making waves and paving the way to a greener future.
Post date: 11 Oct 2017
The Smart Specialisation Platform on Bioenergy (S3P) is a tool to improve interregional cooperation through specialisation.
In the spring of 2015, the EC launched the initiative of the Smart Specialisation Platforms (S3P) as a joint initiative of the Directorates-General for Regional and Urban Policy, Energy, and the Joint Research Centre (JRC). Energy being a crucial societal challenge for Europe, the pace of development quickly picked up and the S3P-Energy emerged.
Post date: 6 Oct 2017
You can contribute to identify barriers to nZEB via the AZEB project
The AZEB project aims to show how Zero Energy Buildings can be made affordable in the whole life cycle of buildings, from design to construction and maintenance. Optimizing construction processes to fully integrate available solutions in the areas of process, technology and contracting is seen as the largest potential in lifecycle cost reduction.
Post date: 4 Oct 2017
Technologies for efficient recycling and recovery of valuable raw materials from complex construction and demolition waste (video)
Post date: 4 Oct 2017
Final report of the BUILD UP Skills 10th EU exchange meeting (Rotterdam, 30-31 May 2017) has been published
This report sets out to harvest the results of the 10th BUILD UP Skills EU exchange meeting which took place on 31-31 May 2017 at the Bilderberg Hotel in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Post date: 28 Sep 2017
At end of August the Flemish Minister of Environment, Nature and Agriculture officially recognised Tracimat as Construction and Demolition Waste management organisation.
Post date: 27 Sep 2017
Co-creating smart and sustainable cities in Europe: new flagship project announced
Across Europe, cities are accelerating their transformation towards cleaner, friendlier places able to respect and use resources more efficiently. IRIS - Integrated and Replicable solutions for co-creation in Sustainable cities - is proud to be identified at the forefront of this change and announce itself as the newest addition to the European Commission Smart Cities and Communities (SCC) lighthouse projects
Post date: 26 Sep 2017
On 18 September, Climate-KIC UK and Ireland’s Venture Competition 2017 sees start-ups from across the cleantech sector pitch to a panel of expert judges to win a cash prize and a place at the European Venture Competition Finals. Communications & Public Affairs Lead, Gudrun Freese, explores below how Climate-KIC is supporting businesses and what they are doing to propel Europe towards a sustainable future.
Turning good ideas into climate-positive businesses
Post date: 22 Sep 2017