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Green Solutions Awards: the 2018 edition is on!

MIPIM – Palais des Festivals, Cannes, March 15th. Construction21 launched the Green Solutions Awards 2018 on the BNP Paribas Real Estate booth, one of the sponsors of the competition. The contest for sustainable solutions highlights exemplary...

Energy efficient buildings – Presidency secures provisional deal with European Parliament

On Tuesday 19 December 2017, the Estonian presidency reached a provisional agreement with the European Parliament on a revised directive on the energy performance of buildings. The outcome of the trilogue will be...

European Renovation Hub: The STUNNING Project invites you to share your renovation insights!

The recently started EU-funded project STUNNING has the goal to promote successful and innovative renovation packages and business models around a European Renovation Hub. This virtual and interactive knowledge sharing platform for...

Roger Léron Award 2018 – 4th edition

The Roger Léron Award aims to acknowledge the determination of an an individual and their impressive contributions to sustainable energy at the regional and / or local level in Europe. Indeed, regional and local levels of governance play a...

Household air pollution: the forgotten hazard

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimated that each year 4.3 million people die of exposure to household pollutants. Buildings with a safe indoor environment can reduce healthcare costs As air pollution is largely considered to be an...

New Compete4SECAP project - Teaming up for Energy

The new Compete4SECAP project, or C4S, is building on resources developed in previous projects such as 50000&1 SEAPs working on the topics of energy management and action plan standards and the Save@Work project that organised...

Protecting health by improved building efficiency

A revised EU directive to fight energy poverty and pulmonary diseases due to unhealthy buildings should be approved this month   Home sweet home. Houses are supposed to be our nest, a shelter from the world outside. But...

Household air pollution: the forgotten hazard

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimated that each year 4.3 million people die of exposure to household pollutants. Buildings with a safe indoor environment can reduce healthcare costs   As air pollution is largely...

The BUILD UP Skills Pillar II Final Evaluation report published!

As part of the contract EASME/H2020/EE/2015/008 to ‘Support for BUILD UP Skills EU exchanges and analysis on construction skills’ for the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME), Trinomics, with the support of...

Renewables pressing home cost advantage against fossil fuels

New research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has found wind and solar technologies are making clear headway in reducing their costs compared to fossil fuels worldwide. Analysts found that wind and solar projects worldwide were 18...