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Through the offer "BIM & CO for Manufacturers", France Air and BIM&CO have collaborated closely to design and deliver high quality BIM objects for design and engineering departments around the world. BIM&CO technology has attracted the France Air HVAC solutions brand, who entrusted it with all production and distribution of their BIM objects.  
Post date: 24 Nov 2017
Type: News

In Vlaardingen, Netherlands, a unique deep retrofit pilot project is taking place: the 2nd Skin project.  
Post date: 23 Nov 2017
Type: News

Scientists have discovered that the way butterfly wings absorb sunlight could offer engineering insights on how to improve the efficiency of thin-film photovoltaic modules. Researchers from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany have studied the common rose butterfly, due to the fact that this particular species' wings are completely black. Dr. Hendrik Hölscher of KIT’s Institute of Microstructure Technology explains: “The butterfly studied by us is very dark black. This signifies that it perfectly absorbs sunlight for optimum heat management.
Post date: 22 Nov 2017
Type: News

Norway’s $1 trillion fund is to consider divesting from oil and gas stocks to protect Norway’s economy from oil price risk. The announcement came from Norway’s national bank, which wrote a letter to the Ministry of Finance on Thursday, recommending the removal of oil and gas stocks from the world’s largest wealth fund - built on the back of revenues from oil and gas for decades.
Post date: 22 Nov 2017
Type: News

The 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum brought climate leaders together in Bonn   On 13-14 November, Climate Action, in official partnership with UN Environment, held the 8th edition of the Sustainable Innovation Forum alongside the COP23 in Bonn, Germany. 
Post date: 22 Nov 2017
Type: News

The FEDARENE is delighted to invite you to the Ceremony of the 3rd Edition of the Roger Léron Award which will take place on the 5th of December at the Bip-House of the Capital Region, in Brussels, at 6pm.   The Award was created in honor of Roger Léron, former president of FEDARENE and life-long contributor to the regional and local sustainable energy field. Indeed, the purpose of this Award is to acknowledge a persistent and proactive commitment, contributing successfully to sustainable energy at the regional and local level in Europe.
Post date: 22 Nov 2017
Type: News

Canada and the UK launch new global alliance against coal during COP23  
Post date: 22 Nov 2017
Type: News

MANAGENERGY, the European Commission initiative for helping regional and local energy agencies   ManagEnergy – Leaders in energy transition  
Post date: 20 Nov 2017
Type: News

Winners of the Green Solutions Awards 2017: their solutions to limit global warming   No more suspense! The international winners of the 2017 edition of the Green Solutions Awards have been revealed on November 15th in Bonn, during the COP23. The winning teams received their prize before professionals from across the globe in a ceremony at la Galerie by WE. Their buildings, districts or infrastructures demonstrate that building cities differently is possible.  
Post date: 16 Nov 2017
Type: News

Bertrand Piccard talks about the true power of innovation for climate action  
Post date: 16 Nov 2017
Type: News