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What do you think are the most pressing challenges that EU-funded research and innovation should tackle? What are the most important impacts – scientific, technological, economic, societal – that EU-funded research and innovation should target?   Now you can share your views with the European Commission.  
Post date: 7 Jul 2019
Type: News

Architects don’t usually like prefabricated solutions. But they concede there are upsides, and when time is of the essence, saving the planet becomes the priority   Practical or beautiful? The question doesn’t seem to be relevant when it comes to retrofitting buildings for energy efficiency. Prefabricated solutions are considered to be both efficient and aesthetically pleasing.  
Post date: 6 Jul 2019
Type: News

Homeowner or landlord? To convince people to have energy-saving renovations you need to know what they are really looking for   What would motivate you to renovate your house to make it more energy efficient? The cost? The legal framework? An environmental conscience? It also mostly depends on who you are, and if you actually live in your house or if you rent it.  
Post date: 6 Jul 2019
Type: News

The eTeacher project is reaching the final stage of developing the ICT empower tools (What-if-Analysis and eTEACHER app).   What-if-Analysis is a software tool that aims at providing building users with tailored racommendations on how they can reduce building energy consumption and energy costs.  
Post date: 5 Jul 2019
Type: News

Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Commission, and the European Investment Bank (EIB) launched a new Practitioner's Guide on the Statistical Treatment of Energy Performance Contracts on the 8th of May.   The Guide explains in detail how these contracts work and gives a clear overview of the potential impact on government finances.  
Post date: 5 Jul 2019
Type: Event

Finland, Sweden, Portugal, France and Germany are often seen as “climate leaders” when it comes to setting ambitious carbon reduction objectives for 2050.   However, they lack concrete measures to achieve them, according to new analysis published today 4th July 2019.  
Post date: 4 Jul 2019
Type: News

Cyprus has incorporated into its national law an EU Directive (2010/31/EU) which aims to improve the energy performance of buildings while taking into account the external climatic conditions and indoor climate requirements.  
Post date: 4 Jul 2019
Type: News

The settlement and accommodation problems brought about by the increase in world population had always been major issues; architecture was expected to develop solutions for.   The rising population and other problems our habitats had been suffering, led to immigration whereby architecture also had its share of unfortunate consequences.  
Post date: 4 Jul 2019
Type: Event

EVENT ​SUMMARY - WHAT ​SHOULD ​YOU ​ATTEND? ​ Day ​One:   The ​Tour ​is ​for ​anybody ​interested ​in ​networking ​and ​taking ​the ​CanBIM ​Project ​Site ​Tour. ​
Post date: 4 Jul 2019
Type: Event

Aim of the event A key challenge for Europe is delivering the next great transition of our economy, society and planet to secure a sustainable future that ensures the wellbeing of citizens.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Event