Innovations in waste management systems need new regulations for the management of sustainable landfills
Post date: 19 Sep 2016
The ingredients of good user experience of highly energy efficient buildings: a pinch of empowerment and a sprinkling of knowledge about the building’s features
Living or working in high energy-efficient buildings can be a great opportunity but users need to feel empowered. This means making them aware of the building features and allowing them to manage some of the appliances by themselves. In this way, disorientation or annoyance is avoided and people feel more in control.
Post date: 15 Jun 2016
A wider use of waste and an accurate evaluation of the context are crucial to improving the sustainability of one of the most important sources of renewable energy in Europe
Bioenergy represents two-thirds of the energy produced from renewable sources in Europe, though biomass sustainability is not taken for granted.
Post date: 15 Dec 2015
New technologies and tailor-made solutions for usersFrom thermally activated technologies to personalised microclimates, researchers look for new ways to save energy and increase comfort in public buildings
Post date: 4 Dec 2015