Environmental issues related to buildings

The annual report of 2017 of the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme presents an overview of progress made by the EBC Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects. It is consisting of three parts: the Chair's Statement, Project progress reports and practical background information. It also includes a summary of the latest outcomes of the Programme intended for policy and decision makers.   Highlights include:  
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme newsletter contains updates on ongoing and forthcoming research projects, and features new publications and website information, as well as topical articles of a general nature. It is intended for those active in fields relating to operational energy saving for buildings and communities.  
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The Save the Planet exhibition showcases local and foreign companies, who offer products and solutions for waste collection, treatment and utilization. A conference on the same topics will take place parallel to the exhibition. The event is open to representatives of municipalities and government administration, ecologists, investors, managers of companies from the sectors recycling, waste management, agriculture, food and packaging, etc.
Post date: 11 Jun 2018
Type: Event

The English city is leaving behind its maritime past by introducing innovative green solutions into its urban spaces   If you happen to swing by Liverpool in the future, you will probably see a tree urban drainage system in Bold Street, where people frequently shop.   Surface water flooding is a problem in many cities. Rainwater cannot penetrate cemented soil, and storms often overwhelm available sewage systems affecting properties and livelihoods.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2018
Type: News

"The Green Solutions Awards recognition for the work done is essential to maintain technical and political support for sustainable construction" says the architect Carles Oliver Barceló
Post date: 1 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

ABOUT THE EVENT: Electricity has driven the digital era, and heat has been essential to prepare food, to warm us in winter and to run and develop our industries. But all these processes that our modern societies and economies are built on also owe a lot to another decisive service: cooling.
Post date: 30 May 2018
Type: Event

This issue of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre’s (AIVC) newsletter provides an overview of the centre’s latest achievements and initiatives i.e. information on past and future events, new publications, feedback on on-going AIVC projects and many more.   Contents include:  
Post date: 30 May 2018
Type: Publication

ABOUT THE EVENT: Electricity has driven the digital era, and heat has been essential to prepare food, to warm us in winter and to run and develop our industries. But all these processes that our modern societies and economies are built on also owe a lot to another decisive service: cooling.
Post date: 29 May 2018
Type: Event

Registration is now open for the 39th AIVC – 7th TightVent – 5th venticool joint conference “Smart ventilation for buildings” to be held on 18 and 19 September 2018 in Antibes Juan-Les-Pins, France.   Confirmed topical sessions include:
Post date: 24 May 2018
Type: News

Brussels Environment invites you to visit an innovative greenhouse designed according to the principles of circular economy and a sustainable neighbourhood with passive housing units and green energy production, in the Brussels-Capital Region. Tuesday June the 5th 13:15    Meeting at Place du Luxembourg (in front of the Information Office – former railway station) 13:20    Departure by coach
Post date: 14 May 2018
Type: Event