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Speakers from around the world addressed new paradigms for architecture and the way we live by using insights derived from lighting, medical and architectural research.  
Post date: 22 May 2017
Type: News

A multinational supermarket in the UK has pledged to source all of its electricity from renewables by 2030 in addition to cutting its emissions by 60 per cent by 2025. This international retail company has become the 93rd RE100 company to commit to 100 per cent renewable energy targets and will source more than half of its renewable energy 100 per cent target from onsite generation and power purchase agreements (PPAs) with direct suppliers. It has set an interim target to source 65 per cent renewable electricity by 2020. Other high profile RE100 members include  (...)
Post date: 19 May 2017
Type: News

13th Webinar: From innovation to final product in enterprise presented by UBRUN   In this webinar, UBRUN described the transition of innovative concepts to final product in enterprise via active collaboration between academia and industrial sections. The webinar contents are summarised below: - The bottleneck of the blue sky research - Industry vs academia perspectives - Successful pathway for collaboration - Case study 1: GEMSTONE technology
Post date: 17 May 2017
Type: News

After nearly two years of collaboration between ten partners from Spain, Croatia, Poland and the Netherlands, the FosterREG project is coming to an end.    FosterREG is a European Horizon 2020 project aimed at enhancing the capacity of public authorities to plan, finance and manage integrated urban regeneration for sustainable energy uptake.
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: News

The Energy Efficient Buildings Committee of ECTP is pleased to share the 6th edition of the EeB PPP Project Review 2017. This yearly publication presents the progress and results of 110 co-funded projects within the EeB PPP under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) for 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 and 45 co-funded projects under the Horizon 2020 programme for 2014, 2015 and 2016.  
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: Publication

Hans Goverde: "World-wide competitions like the Green Solutions Awards can bring a big spotlight"   Hans Goverde received a special jury mention in The Green Solutions Awards 2016 for Venlo City Hall, a building competing in the Sustainable Construction Grand Prize category. He tells us about the revolutionary approach of the project and looks back on his participation to the contest. What is your practice in sustainable construction?  
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: News

To highlight your realizations towards hundreds of thousands of professionals around the world, submit your case studies for the 2017 Awards before June 1st. The winners and all the candidates of the 2016 edition tell it themselves, the contest has brought them enormous visibility: discover their testimonies! Why is the competition attracting so much attention? A multitude of varied contents (case studies, videos, articles, interviews) in several languages An international communication that is both massive and targeted Display of all candidates (...)
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: News

Périne Huguet:"Proof that the combat gray matter against gray energy can be won"   Périne Huguet, national winner for France and international finalist of the Green Solutions Awards 2016 in the Hot Climates category, came back onto the project she presented to the competition: the headquarters of the National Park of Guadeloupe. An exemplary realisation in many ways that deserves much more attention.  
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: News

Eva Kouraki, HSB Living Lab: "Our participation to the Awards certainly increased study visits"   In 2016, HSB Living Lab received a special mention of the jury in the Green Solutions Awards, for the Smart Buildings category. Eva Kouraki, one of the project managers, presents this awarded building and its solutions  
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: News

  The agenda for the 10th BUILD UP Skills EU exchange meeting, which is set to take place on 30-31 May in Rotterdam (the Netherlands), is now available here.  
Post date: 5 May 2017
Type: News