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European Commission presents sustainable energy security package

On 16 February 2016, the European Commission unveiled a package of energy security measures to equip the EU for global energy transition. The package sets out a wide range of measures to strengthen the EU's resilience to gas supply disruptions,...

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.  ...

Project save@work – using behaviour change to drive down workplace energy use

Keeping our office buildings warm and lit uses a lot of energy and nearly 40% of final energy consumption can be attributed to buildings, in which 12% of the EU building stock is either publically owned or occupied.  The public sector is a...

BUILD UP content now on your website for free

BUILD UP has released the opportunity to embed its customised content to external websites.   Presenting relevant content regarding your area of interest directly on your website has never been easier. You can now select and publish...

Première Plateforme de formation dédiée au bâtiment

Construction21 s'associe à l' ADEME et au Plan Bâtiment Durable pour lancer la première plateforme de formation dédiée au Bâtiment Durable!   Vous le savez, le secteur du bâtiment est en pleine mutation. La transition...

User’s Manual for 2016 IAQ Standard Published by ASHRAE

ATLANTA – A manual to help users navigate the changes in ASHRAE’s 2016 ventilation standard is now available.   The User’s Manual for ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2016, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, provides information on...

Final QUALICHeCK events

The following QUALICHeCK events have now been confirmed; they are the final events to be carried out under the QUALICHeCK project, which ends on 28 February 2017.   Participation is free for all, but prior registration is required...

ExcEED project website now live!

The EU-funded project, ExcEED – standing for “European Energy Efficient building district Database”-, promises to establish a robust and durable return of knowledge mechanism collecting actual buildings energy performance data and...

Stunning Visualisation Reveals Europe’s Real-Time Electricity Emissions

An open source project visualises the emissions of electricity generation across Europe along with the potential for renewable energy.   The Electricity Map project has integrated live data feeds into an interactive map of Europe to show...

A Smart Building Connection to Bill Gates

You probably heard the big news yesterday (after all, even Barack Obama tweeted about it): Bill Gates and a celebrity list of fellow tech titans announced the launch of Breakthrough Energy Ventures: a billion-dollar cleantech...