green / sustainable buildings

Lead a debate, host a stand or present your project at EUSEW 2017 Networking Village. A highlight is the Spark Show, a game-style pitching event before a panel of journalists.     EUSEW 2017 will take place in Brussels from 19 to 25 June 2017, with Energy Days being organised during the whole month of June all across Europe. This year's theme is Clean Energy for All Europeans.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2017
Type: News

This portal is an initiative of the Brussels and Walloon Regions on the topic of sustainable construction. It provides information for:   various types of professionals (contractors, road works, architects and consultant, property investors and material producers and distributors); and for various themes (site organisation, environment, energy, mobility, water, nature, materials, health, …). For further information (in French or Dutch), please click on the link below.
Post date: 1 Mar 2017
Type: Link

On 2 February 2017, the World Green Building Council announced that three major global businesses have backed its ambitious long-term target to ensure that all buildings operate at net zero carbon emissions level by 2050, as official sponsors of the Advancing Net Zero project.    
Post date: 13 Feb 2017
Type: News

Although many cities and regions have engaged in an energy transition, fincancing sustainable energy measures remains a great challenge.  Project investment costs are high and it seems difficult to cover them using the municipal budget and traditional financing methods only.
Post date: 6 Feb 2017
Type: Event

A decarbonisation of Europe’s energy system without a decarbonisation of the heating sector is impossible. Yet, efforts currently under way are too slow. Transforming the heating industry -from research and development to manufacturing, installation and maintenance- requires a gigantic effort by all stakeholders. Due to the distorted prices for energy, current market conditions are not suitable to trigger the necessary change.  
Post date: 3 Feb 2017
Type: News

A decarbonisation of Europe’s energy system without a decarbonisation of the heating sector is impossible. Yet, efforts currently under way are too slow. Transforming the heating industry -from research and development to manufacturing, installation and maintenance- requires a gigantic effort by all stakeholders. Due to the distorted prices for energy, current market conditions are not suitable to trigger the necessary change.  
Post date: 3 Feb 2017
Type: News

Welcome to Cold Climate HVAC Conference 2018, 12-15 March, in Kiruna, Sweden, the most northern Cold Climate Conference ever. This is an international scientific conference on key technologies and processes to achieve sustainable and optimal buildings and districts with a good indoor environmental quality and a minimum use of resources and energy!   The conference covers technical, economic and social aspects of buildings and HVAC systems in new and renovated buildings.   The conference program will include:
Post date: 2 Feb 2017
Type: Event

The DecarbHeat initiative aims at bringing together the major players of the heating and cooling industry and other major stakeholders. Together they can make the vision of a 100% decarbonised European heating and cooling system a reality. The initiative consists of a the DecarbHeat Industry Pledge and the DecarbHeat Declaration of Support. Both will be formally open for signature at the #DecarbHeat 2017 Forum in Brussels on 11-12 May 2017.    
Post date: 1 Feb 2017
Type: Event

Updated 02/03/2017: Extended deadline: 10 March 2017     On 30 January 2017, a call for this year’s EU Sustainable Energy Week conference sessions was launched, as well as a call for nominations for the EU Sustainable Energy Awards. The deadline for both calls is 3 March 2017.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2017
Type: News

The World Green Building Council's Annual Report for 2015/2016 outlines the major achievements of the organisation and its global network of Green Building Councils.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2017
Type: Publication