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Blokiwood® reinvents the wood frame   With the new targets for reducing carbon emissions in construction and government measures to develop the sector, wood is on the rise. A Savoyard company decided to ´make waves´ in the wood frame model market with its building solution.   Meeting with Joël Menard, founding director of Dom'Innov.   In which sector does Blokiwood® introduce innovation?  
Post date: 15 Dec 2017
Type: News

DCBrain: the Waze of physical networks   With the energy transition, the management and optimization of "smart" physical networks has become an issue for energy suppliers. French start-up DCbrain developed a software solution to support this transition.   How does the DCbrain software work?  
Post date: 14 Dec 2017
Type: News

Barack Obama applauds US cities and states at the first North American Climate Summit   During the launch of the first-ever North American Climate Summit, former President Barack Obama endorsed America’s Pledge and the newly launched Chicago Climate Charter praising bottom up climate action as the new face of American leadership on climate change.    
Post date: 12 Dec 2017
Type: News

An increasing number of people are becoming environmentally conscious, resulting in a record breaking growth of the solar energy production. The global solar output has more than trebled in last four years. Solar power generation enjoyed another year of exceptionally rapid growth in 2016, with a 29.6% increase. The highest growth was recorded in China (34.5 GW) and the US (14.7 GW), together accounting for two-thirds of the growth in global solar capacity. However, increasing awareness is not the only factor responsible for this rapid growth.
Post date: 12 Dec 2017
Type: News

The 3rd edition of the Roger Léron Award is over: the winner is known!   The 3rd edition of the Roger Léron Award has come to an end. The name of the winner, Ljubomir Majdandzic, was revealed on the evening of the 5th December 2017 during the ceremony at the Bip in Brussels.  
Post date: 7 Dec 2017
Type: News

"The start-ups we support are now selling their solutions!"This is the message that InnoEnergy, the innovation engine for sustainable energy in Europe, wants to convey. Its accelerator supports 180 energy start-ups across Europe, including 37 in France. Their solutions are on the market today, driven by anchor customers.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2017
Type: News

During 3 days, 11 conferences on the environmental, social and digital transition, the HQE awards ceremony and other events are the opportunity for building professionals to meet, exchange and share best practices.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2017
Type: News

Local production of energy plays an important role. The energy production and consumption data in Central Finland shows that half of the energy consumed in the region is renewable. Altogether, renewable energy corresponds to 50% of total energy consumption in 2016. Renewable energy consumption has increased significantly by 19% from the year 2004.
Post date: 1 Dec 2017
Type: News

According to the latest review from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), new solar capacity is growing at an unprecedented rate due to decreased costs and innovative applications that facilitate energy access for millions.
Post date: 1 Dec 2017
Type: News

Interview with Davida Herzl, CEO and Co-Founder, Aclima   Among other comments, Davida Herzl talks about the main motivation behind sponsering the 8th Sustainable Innovation Forum which tool place in parallel to the COP23 on 13 and 14 of November.   Aclima sponsored the 8TH Sustainable Innovation Forum. What was your main motivation to get involved?  
Post date: 29 Nov 2017
Type: News