This atlas is part of the ESPON project Alps 2050 that develops spatial visions and perspectives for the Alpine region towards the year 2050. The spatial perimeter goes beyond the Alps in the morphological sense (which is mostly congruent with the Alpine Convention perimeter) but also considers the Territorial Cooperation Programme Alpine Space and the Macro-regional strategy EUSALP.
Post date: 12 Mar 2019
Sustainable building practice in Europe has to a large extent been led by green building certification schemes to date. These certifications cover hundreds of millions of m2 of building space and have achieved a high degree of market penetration in the non-residential sector of some European countries.
Post date: 8 Mar 2019
In the nine years since the last edition of the Procura+ Manual was published, much has changed.
Post date: 5 Mar 2019
REEEM aims to gain a clear and comprehensive understanding of the system-wide implications of energy strategies in support of transitions to a competitive low-carbon EU energy society, given the objectives and framework outlined in the Strategic Energy Technology Plan. The provisions of the energy services in this society will be defined by their sustainability, affordability, efficiency, energy security and reliability.
Post date: 21 Feb 2019
What is PANEL 2050?
The Central and Eastern Europe Sustainable Energy Network (CEESEN) was created as a result of the PANEL 2050 project. Partnership for New Energy Leadership (PANEL) 2050 was funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme to promote a low-carbon community in Europe by 2050.
Post date: 29 Jan 2019
The research project EFIResources: Resource Efficient Construction towards Sustainable Design supports European policies related to the efficient use of resources in construction. Its major goal is the development of a performance-based approach for sustainable design, enabling to assess the resource efficiency of buildings, throughout the complete life cycle.
Post date: 7 Jan 2019
In the construction industry, the popularity of sustainability and its benefits have been on the rise in recent years.
Post date: 19 Dec 2018
The goal of the SEFIPA - Sustainable Energy Financing Platform in Austria - is to develop innovative solutions (financing products, regulatory measures and information campaigns) and to implement them in the form of projects in order to encourage investment in sustainable energy in Austria.
The SEFIPA project comprises 3 components:
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
The project STUNNING aims at building up a stakeholder community around a Renovation Hub designed as a knowledge sharing platform, providing information on innovative solutions for building renovation and novel business models for their adoption and large scale replication. The provided solutions involve affordable and adaptable refurbishment packages, taking into consideration the whole renovation value chain.
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
The Construction and Operational phases of a building are crucial in realising the regenerative sustainability vision, intent, concept and design. Construction can be regenerative, with those involved in the construction phase (contractors, subcontractors, specialists, manufacturers…) giving back more than they take from nature, the environment, the people who work for them and the communities they are working in. A regenerative operational phase is crucial, ensuring that facilities can truly give more than they take.
Post date: 26 Nov 2018