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Post date: 19 Apr 2010
Type: Event

The European Concrete Platform working together with the Architects Council of Europe believed it valuable to gather together these terms and establish a ‘working’ glossary of the concepts currently in use in a concise, easily accessible form. This can then be used to disseminate information about sustainable construction more widely
Post date: 19 Apr 2010
Type: Link

Brussels, 24 March 2010 – ‘Achieving intelligent energy in cities by speaking the same language’ was the theme of the event jointly organised today by the Architects Council of Europe and the European Concrete Platform.  The two organisations also launched the results of the ‘Common Language’ project. “There is a need for a holistic approach to sustainable construction and we have thus aimed to show leadership in this field” stated Selma Harrington, President of ACE.
Post date: 16 Apr 2010
Type: News

Sustainability is high on the global agenda and climate programmes require sustainable building in order to reduce CO2 emissions and save fossil fuels. Municipalities, housing corporations and other building administrators are seeking possibilities to make their existing properties more sustainable and energy efficient. The international conference on energy efficient renovation in residential building sector will provide a good opportunity to receive the most relevant and recent information.
Post date: 14 Apr 2010
Type: News

Post date: 13 Apr 2010
Type: Publication

Post date: 13 Apr 2010
Type: Publication

This CECODHAS-Housing Europe led initiative is supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe programme now has an official on-line home at www.powerhouseeurope.eu. The new site provides space for organizations to upload case studies and an on-line forum to allow them to get in touch directly with others or to share views. There is also a selection of tools, guidebooks and case studies aimed at helping organizations to develop their energy strategy in the resource section of the site.
Post date: 12 Apr 2010
Type: News

 The Task Force's recommendations fall into four broad categories:Establishment of minimum performance standards based on energy use per sq/ft Energy use benchmarking of all buildings Incentives to help address regulatory and financial barriers Workforce development and public education initiativesSeveral policy actions are currently underway to advance zero net energy buildings:
Post date: 8 Apr 2010
Type: Publication