building energy performance

This is the ninth issue of the ZERO-PLUS (Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology) research project newsletter.   Contents include:
Post date: 20 Sep 2018
Type: Publication

  Looking at a city’s Google Maps data, in combination with other data, a new tool from Google can estimate the carbon footprint of all of its buildings–and the carbon footprint of all the car trips, bus and subway rides, and other transportation used by the people living there.
Post date: 18 Sep 2018
Type: Link

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) launched The Carbon-Free Regions Handbook: An Action Guide for States, Provinces, and Regional Governments in collaboration with The Climate Group, as secretariat to the Under2 Coalition. Designed to place states and regions on an actionable path towards low-carbon economies, the handbook includes significant contributions from the Under2 Coalition and features many of the successful policies being implemented by the governments in the coalition.
Post date: 17 Sep 2018
Type: Link

International Congress and Exhibition SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE – ENERGY EFFICIENCY will be held for the second time in Belgrade, Serbia. 10 lecturers, eminent architects and experts from around the world, Europe and the region, leading authorities in this area, along with representative exhibition of their works, as well as the competition, an exhibition of selected works and workshops for young architects will answer the question: WHY HAVE SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY BECOME SO IMPORTANT IN THE WORLD?
Post date: 12 Sep 2018
Type: Event

CEI Expert Conference "Energy Efficiency in buildings - for a better tomorrow" ! Save the Date!
Post date: 11 Sep 2018
Type: Event

The 5. Fachsymposium Brennpunkt Alpines Bauen is dedicated to the topic low tech. Highly efficient buildings are possible by simple, but durable, sustainable and locally available building components to satisfy the needs of users. The day after the symposium there will be a guided tour to Salzburg to visit completed projects. For more info and registration please visit the website https://www.itg-salzburg.at/veranstaltung/brennpunkt-alpines-bauen-351.
Post date: 6 Sep 2018
Type: Event

The main objective of BuildUp Web portal is to reap the benefits of Europe's collective intelligence on energy reduction in buildings for all relevant audiences, bringing together new practitioners and professional associations, motivating them to exchange best working practices and knowledge and to transfer tools and resources.  
Post date: 5 Sep 2018
Type: News

A big part of Europe's building stock is inefficient in terms of energy use, mainly as a consequence of excessive heat losses through building envelopes and lack of efficiency of the HVAC systems. Nevertheless, very few buildings, around 1,5% of the existing stock per year (BPIE, 2016), are undergoing deep renovation, and when it happens it results often more expensive than initially foreseen.  
Post date: 4 Sep 2018
Type: News

The STUNNING Renovation Hub, a virtual platform for the interactive knowledge exchange in energy-efficient building renovation, was launched by the EU-funded, Horizon 2020 project STUNNING in September 2018. It enables stakeholders throughout the value chain to share knowledge and experiences with each other through articles on their innovative refurbishment packages, replicable business models and case studies on their successful implementation.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: News

Building Green is a growing event in Scandinavia with a mission to highlight the importance of sustainable building and thinking. Building Green was established in 2011 in Copenhagen and has developed into a unique platform for information, inspiration and ideas on the sustainable building industry. We need to translate sustainable visions into reality everywhere and Building Green allows you to explore these issues with the best actors in the field of sustainable building.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event