Buildup Editorial team

Artificial intelligence has found plenty of time and money saving applications within the solar industry, in the automated production of solar panels and the forecasting of their long-term performance, among other areas.  
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Type: News

“It’s critical we have a big change over the next couple of years in how we do buildings and construction”, said Joyce Msuya, Deputy Executive Director of UNEP. “We only need to look at the current norms and quality of many buildings to see that we can do so much better,” she said, emphasizing that “we need to raise the bar in energy-efficient, green buildings and far better practice in construction.”  
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Type: News

The recent IPCC report removes all doubt: the building and construction sector must decarbonise by 2050 to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. As nations all over the globe tackle operational emissions from buildings, we must challenge ourselves to address our sector’s total emissions impact if we are to deliver a truly net zero carbon building stock. COP24 must mark the beginning of a major global campaign to take on this challenge - one on which Europe must lead the world.  
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
Type: News

The International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a recent report stipulating that without drastic measures to cut carbon emissions, reduce energy use and remove carbon already in the atmosphere, we are “extremely unlikely” to meet the Paris Agreement goal of keeping global warming below 1.5C. With this new paradigm, it’s quite obvious what the to-do list should be for the production companies and large energy intensive ones.
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
Type: News

Improving energy efficiency opens up the opportunity to make sports operations more sustainable and makes perfect business sense: it saves money, enhances corporate reputation and helps everyone in the fight against climate change. But how can you get started? What is best practice in measuring the energy performance of your operations and how can you select which energy systems should be upgraded? What is key when looking at renewable energy use?
Post date: 5 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

The Energy Efficient Mortgages (EEM) Initiative is unveiling its definition of an energy efficient mortgage which is the result of extensive cross-sectoral, market consultation of the lending institutions piloting the energy efficient mortgage framework and of the EEM Advisory Council.   The announcement coincides with the United Nations Climate Change Conference – COP24 –  taking place in Katowice, Poland until 14 December.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2018
Type: News

Implementation of energy efficiency measures in schools and kindergartens, besides leading to energy savings and reduction of environmental pollution, would also improve the conditions in which children spend much of their time. More so, it would also develop their awareness of the importance of energy efficiency and sustainable development, making them future leaders of the energy transition process, was the message conveyed at the 6th meeting of the Serbian Parliamentary Energy Policy Forum (PFEPS), held under the title Energy Transition for Serbia.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2018
Type: News

The UN climate summits, so called COP (Conference of the Parties) are global conferences, in the course of which action for climate policy is negotiated. Poland hosted them twice - in 2008, in Poznań and in 2013, in Warsaw. In December 2018, for the first time, the climate summit will take place in Katowice.  
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
Type: News

While many studies analyse the innovation, diffusion, and cost developments of low-carbon energy technologies, little research is dedicated to analysing the financing dynamics of these technologies. On November 27, 2018, Prof. Tobias Schmidt and Dr.
Post date: 29 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

COP24 will be held in Katowice from 3 to 14 December 2018.  
Post date: 28 Nov 2018
Type: News