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Who are the global leaders when it comes to energy efficiency regulations? According to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s (ACEEE) 2016 International Energy Efficiency Rankings, there is one country that beats the rest at making energy efficiency regulations a top national priority…
Post date: 29 Mar 2017
Type: News

Clare Wildfire, Project Director at Mott MacDonald Fulcrum, presents the Smart Sustainable District Programme led by Climate-KIC in Europe to help cities to come up with solutions against climate change and to create desirable cities. People have heard of smart cities and sustainable districts but what is a Smart Sustainable District?
Post date: 29 Mar 2017
Type: News

Building materials based on natural volcanic tuff and pumice are widely recognized and used in construction and are very popular in the locations of mineral deposits.  KVARIT proposes to expand the scope of such materials, using a new environmentally safe, energy-efficient and resource-saving technology for building materials - a commitment to environmental protection, resource saving and a circular economy which helps to create unprecedented technologies. This technology helps solve the following problems:
Post date: 29 Mar 2017
Type: News

SURVEY: Do you need information to help you with your design decisions? We would like your feedback.   Do you need information about sustainability and carbon reduction strategies to help you make your design decisions, in either policy or practice? If so, the Low Carbon Built Environment Knowledge Hub project would like your feedback.  
Post date: 29 Mar 2017
Type: News

    BBConstrumat 17 is an international fair in the construction sector. Visibility, recognition, financing and national and international planning in innovation and new technologies for the construction sector are just some of the . We know the needs and interests of the professionals that visit our show and we provide answers and solutions based on innovation, knowledge and networking. Innovation: Future Arena
Post date: 27 Mar 2017
Type: Event

One of CITyFiED ’s main objectives is to help cities get smarter, faster. By sharing a wealth of experiences in district level renovation and regeneration, the project can be a risk-saver, cost-saver and time-saver for cities, agencies and industries that occasionally struggle to hit Europe’s ambitious energy targets and deliver scalable change. Twenty-five participants from 19 cities met with the project consortium on 1 March 2017 in Laguna de Duero, Spain to do just this…   
Post date: 27 Mar 2017
Type: News

Nine Lighthouse Projects pledged closer cooperation in their efforts towards low carbon and resource efficient urban spaces   In their efforts to deliver and replicate Smart City solutions, the EU’s nine Lighthouse projects formally signed a Cooperation Manifesto in Nottingham (UK) on 23 March, 2017.   
Post date: 27 Mar 2017
Type: News

Rafiq Azam: "A collective fight from macro to micro level by the whole human race is the only way to save this blue Planet"   Rafiq Azam, principal architect of Shatotto Architecture for green living, is world-renowned but based in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He draws his inspiration from the lush landscape and the architectural heritage of the Bengal Delta. Made of local and simple materials, his buildings are designed with a focus on green living. Rafiq Azam therefore contributes to green the city.
Post date: 27 Mar 2017
Type: News

On the way to demonstrating the benefits of bio-based materials for the construction sector   ISOBIO aims to develop new bio-based insulation panels and renders, and to scale them for mainstream adoption by the building and construction industry. The focus is now on the challenging demonstration phase.  
Post date: 24 Mar 2017
Type: News

The CommONEnergy project aims at identifying this potential through deep retrofitting, developing a systemic approach made of innovative technologies and solution sets as well as methods and tools to support their implementation and to assess their environmental and social impact in a life-cycle approach.  
Post date: 24 Mar 2017
Type: News