The European Solar Prize 2016 will be handed out on Friday, 18 November 2016 in the historical buildings of 'Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau' in Barcelona, Spain, in cooperation with the Spanish section of EUROSOLAR and the Barcelona City Council
Post date: 25 Oct 2016
15 Climate Stars given to cities and regions in 7 countries
On 6 October 2016, in Lower Austria’s Grafenegg Castle, 15 municipalities, regions and associations of local authorities from seven European countries were awarded with a Climate Star for their outstanding climate action initiatives. The local projects cover a wide range of topics, from energy and mobility to food systems and sustainable procurement up to climate justice and climate change adaptation.
Post date: 20 Oct 2016
Three highly prestigious green building projects and a leading business which have made outstanding contributions to the sustainability of Asia Pacific’s built environment, have been announced as winners of the World Green Building Council’s regional awards.
Post date: 7 Oct 2016
On 9 September 2016, Thermaflex North West Europe, a company which develops and manufactures insulation and pre-insulated piping solutions for thermal energy distribution, was recognised for creating the most positive environmental impact by the international non-profit organisation, B Lab, on the annual ‘Best for the World’ nomination.
Post date: 9 Sep 2016
British Columbia, California, Florida and Regina Teams Top Winners in ASHRAE Student Design Competitions
ATLANTA, 31 August 2016 – Students from eight countries put their engineering skills to the test to design and select systems for a government building in China, as well as for a competition requiring them to “think globally, act locally.” Both competitions are held by ASHRAE.
Post date: 8 Sep 2016
The focus of this year’s World Green Building Week is all about changing people’s perspectives on buildings and particularly green buildings.
Post date: 6 Sep 2016
The French Environment & Energy Management Agency (ADEME), with the support of its Mediterranean partners, has launched the 1st edition of the Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Awards, a competition to promote personal actions and encourage stakeholders in the Mediterranean to adapt to climate change impacts.
Post date: 3 Aug 2016
This will be the opening event of Green Building Week which will be held in the Paris region on September 26th from 17:00 to 18:30
The event will be the opportunity to:
Highlight exemplary buildings which will have been awarded in the French competition
Analyse current trends in sustainable construction
Present the new online database 'urban infrasctruture and services'
Post date: 11 Jul 2016
On 5 July 2016, the European Commission launched three Horizon Prizes to encourage innovation and find solutions to challenges in the area of energy.
Worth a total of €3.25 million and funded under Horizon 2020 -the EU's research and innovation programme- the prizes will reward three innovative approaches:
Post date: 8 Jul 2016
Post date: 27 Jun 2016