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European Smart Projects Summit: San Sebastian faces the challenges of smart city solutions and sustainable innovation

REPLICATE Project’s Lighthouse City of Donostia/San Sebastian organized last 26th and 27th of March the European Smart Projects Summit, where representatives and experts across 90 cities from 14 SCC01 (Smart Cities and Communities)...

The iBRoad training toolkit

The iBRoad Renovation Roadmap and Logbook are subjected to field testing in the pilot countries, Bulgaria, Poland and Portugal.   By testing their practicality and manageability, the participating energy auditors and building owners feed ...

RICS World Built Environment Forum Summit 2019 : The Future of Investment in Real Assets

Construction21 is proud to be partner of the World Built Environment Forum taking place in New York, on May 13th. Technology is transforming every aspect of our lives.   How can we harness new technology to mobilise private capital...

FEDARENE President Julije Domac interviewed by Parliament Magazine

With their close proximity to citizens and unique competencies, Europe’s regions are well placed to inform policymakers on the challenges of energy transition explains FEDARENE President, Julije Domac.   How successful have Europe’s...

The future of renewable infrastructure is uncertain without good planning

In 2005, a small hydropower plant was installed in the Sukajaya district of West Java, Indonesia. This was an off-the-grid project, owned by the community, that provided electricity locally through a mini-grid to about 150 households...

As climate changes, the way we build homes must change too

The impacts of floods, wildfires and other catastrophic events are on the rise in Canada. They’re already costing the country billions of dollars in losses, which only stand to grow in the coming years.   The Canadian insurance industry...

Conference SET 2019 - call for abstracts

SET 2019 is a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed international conference on sustainable energy sources and technologies that provides a forum for the exchange of latest technical information, the dissemination of the high-quality research...

Review of the 3rd RESTORE Training School in Bolzano

How to realize a regenerative building and operate them in a sustainable and regenerative way? This challenging question was the exiting theme of the third Training School of RESTORE. In this context, it has been organised...

World Green Building Week 2018 #HomeGreenHome campaign shortlisted for green award

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) is delighted to announce its World Green Building Week 2018 campaign has been shortlisted for the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2019.   The #HomeGreenHome campaign which reached an estimated 155...

MOEEBIUS Final Conference - VIDEO is available

MOEEBIUS project team is pleased to inform that video covering the course of MOEEBIUS Final Conference is available!   Please check the link and watch in the video how MOEEBIUS will contribute to the...

7th EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS - paper submission extension

ECRES has announced the extension of the deadline for full-text paper submission until 1st May 2019.   ECRES invites to participate at 7th European Conference on Renewable Energy Systems (ECRES2019). The...

35th Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA 2020 CONFERENCE - call for abstracts

PLEA is pleased to inform you that the official launch of the PLEA 2020 Conference has been announced in Hong Kong last December.   The 35th PLEA Conference will take place in A Coruña, Spain, between the...

H2020 project 4RinEU: first demo case finalised!

The H2020 project 4RinEU (Robust and Reliable technology concepts and business models for triggering deep Renovation of Residential buildings in EU) has finalised its first demo case in Norway, renovated with a wooden prefabricated multi-...

Survey - Improving Build Up together!

Hello! We are working on Build Up portal to provide you a better experience.   We are reforming the menu and we aim for an easier and clearer navigation with more insightful page titles.   The study will take...

Dresden goes green and bids on sustainable mobility

On 21 March, the Smart City of Dresden has been awarded by the EU for its sustainable mobility plan   Europe is at the forefront of fighting CO2 emissions. Every year the Union and its agencies organise numerous...

WEBINAR : Mapping energy poverty & assessing its climate impacts to support clean air policies in the Eastern EU countries

Although the energy poverty theme is rapidly spreading over the EU, it has distinct specificities in EEC: low-income households cannot afford to change the old inefficient heating equipment or replace the poor quality heating fuels.   Thus...

China’s ‘sponge cities’ aim to re-use 70% of rainwater – here’s how

Asian cities are struggling to accommodate rapid urban migration, and development is encroaching on flood-prone areas. Recent flooding in Mumbai was blamed in part on unregulated developmentof wetlands, while hastily built urban areas are...

[Interview] The role of European regions and energy agencies in the Energy Transition

Discover our President Julije Domac’s interview published in the latest edition of the Parliament Magazine. In this interview, Julije Domac explains the vital role of regions and energy agencies as well as the challenges of the Energy...

Envisaging the Cities of Tomorrow across the Slopes of Trentino

On January 23, 2019, the story of STARDUST in Trento was featured at Klimahouse’s conference on “Smart Cities” in Bolzano.     The Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige has invested a great deal on building the smart cities of tomorrow....

Customized Online LCA and EPD with SimaPro for Building & Construction Products

This sector specific course has been designed in such a way that the participant will be able to learn modelling from cradle to grave LCA of buildings in SimaPro. The participant will also be able to use SimaPro for modelling any other...