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Webcast and launch of CA EPBD 2016 book

BUILD UP looks back at a successful webcast on the Concerted Action on the Energy Performance of Buildings on 2 February 2016.   The webcast marked the launch of the new BUILD UP website and the book 2016 - Implementing the Energy Performance of...

EC announces call for experienced professionals

On 18 January 2016, the European Commission announced a call for experienced professionals in the sustainable energy field to evaluate and recommend proposals for funding under the H2020 Energy Efficiency Call for Proposals.  ...

ASHRAE LowDown Showdown Call for Participants for 2016 Conference

On 28 January 2016, ASHRAE announced a call for participants in this year's ASHRAE LowDown Showdown, which will be a part of the ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA SimBuild 2016 Conference, on 10-12 August 2016, in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.   The...

Sustainable Building Alliance involved in the VCS (voluntary certification scheme) project

The European Commission launched a call for tender to work out the technical development and the operational requirements of the VCS. A consortium headed by the Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (CSTB) (project leader), with the...

2015, a great year for the Construction21 audience

In more ways than one, 2015 was a very generous year for the social media Construction21. With the development of the network, the internationalisation of the Green Building Solutions Awards and the arrival of new contributors, the...

Seraing - Urban transformation raises ranks of smart cities in Belgium

Seraing gets mobile, raising the ranks of smart cities in Belgium   Last December 2, Agoria, the Belgian federation of technology & industry, organized the 4th edition of its smart cities forum. The day brought...

Webcast and launch of CA EPBD 2016 book

BUILD UP looks back at a successful webcast on the Concerted Action on the Energy Performance of Buildings on 2 February 2016.   The webcast marked the launch of the new BUILD UP website and the book 2016 - Implementing the Energy...

New office building in Frankfurt receives Passive House certification

  In January 2016, a new office building in Frankfurt, Germany received the Passive House Standard certification.   The Central workshop and administrative building (ZWuV) is used by the Department for Road Construction and Development...

EU and Turkey strengthen energy ties

On 28 January 22016, in Istanbul, the European Commission and Turkey held a high-level dialogue on the matter of energy. Discussions focused on integrating the Turkish energy market with the EU, energy efficiency and renewables, climate...

Επικαιροποιείται η εθνική νομοθεσία για την ενεργειακή απόδοση των κτιρίων

Το Υπουργείο Περιβάλλοντος και Ενέργειας (ΥΠΕΚΑ), με την αρ. πρωτ. 170914/109/22.01.2016 Απόφαση του, προχωρεί στη συγκρότηση ενδεκαμελούς Επιτροπής Συντονισμού για την επικαιροποίηση της εθνικής νομοθεσίας για την ενεργειακή απόδοση των...