The aim of the discussion was to:
Post date: 8 Dec 2022
With CO2 emission at 36% and energy consumption at 40%, building sector is far from sustainability. The need for construction materials to achieve climate neutral buildings reaches 0.2 m3 per m2 of net floor in France, leading to several billions of m3 in Europe by 2050.
Post date: 29 Nov 2022
Conference Scope As we spend most of our time in commercial and residential facilities, it is important for our society to look at how these spaces impact the environment and the people in them. This task is important for building and facility managers, maintenance managers, energy managers as well as expert and researcher concerned with adopting sustainable and healthy practices for an organization.
Post date: 29 Nov 2022
The globalisation trends in the building sector resulted in the adoption of inadequate design solutions, especially for warm weather regions, which replicated designs that are far from sustainable or energy-efficient. The obsession with glazed-unshaded buildings is the most visible aspect of this trend. These buildings perform badly even in central Europe, and yet we see an ever-growing number of glass tower buildings in Africa.
Post date: 28 Nov 2022
The session was presented by Aranzazu Galán González, Senior Researcher at Université Libre de Bruxelles and BUILD UP Editorial Board Member, and moderated by Helena O'Rourke-Potocki, from ICLEI. The session presented the work developed so far on the design of the circular skills framework and the next steps for validation and implementation.
Post date: 23 Nov 2022
Buildings are heterogeneous systems that involve significantly complex interconnected multiple systems that depend on various transient factors such as occupancy, environmental conditions, building characteristics, etc. An optimal trade-off is necessary between comfort and energy savings by optimizing the multi-objectives of buildings.
Post date: 15 Nov 2022
In concomitanza con la presentazione del Piano nazionale di contenimento dei consumi di gas naturale da parte del Ministero della Transizione Ecologica, l’ENEA propone una serie di indicazioni pratiche per i cittadini chiamati all’adempimento degli obiettivi prefissati.
Post date: 9 Nov 2022
Moderated by Nerea Gómez, from the BIGG project, the aim of the discussion was to:
Post date: 8 Nov 2022
Smart meters have become more important over recent years. In an environment where climate change and sustainability have never been higher on the agenda, smart meters allow individuals and organisations alike to get a better sense of energy consumption. The data and insights they generate allow end-users to make more informed decisions about their own energy consumption (something that has become vital among the current cost of living crisis).
Post date: 3 Nov 2022
After the EU Commission released its proposal for a recast of the EPBD last December, and in view of the upcoming discussions within and between co-legislators (EU Parliament and Council), EuropeOn shares an updated version of its position paper.
Post date: 28 Oct 2022