Building occupants

The sustainable energy transition is the key for an EU energy sector carbon neutral and a competitive, flexible, integrated market, responsive to consumer demands.
Post date: 17 Jun 2018
Type: News

The EU project on smart districts has unveiled its energy saving achievements after its renovation works in three residential areas  
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: News

The workshop will be held at the European Parliament on June 27 (16.00 – 18.00) in Room 5F385, followed by a reception. The event is part of the Energy Days of the Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW). Due to limited space online registration is needed.
Post date: 13 Jun 2018
Type: Event

The building sector is the largest energy-consuming sector in Europe. As retrofitting works are often unaffordable for people who own apartments in old blocks, the EU has had to step in   Spain is known as a land of sun and heat. But even here there are regions that have to face icy winter temperatures. In Valladolid, in the north of the country, many of the almost 300,000 inhabitants are in poorly isolated buildings built in the 1960s.  
Post date: 13 Jun 2018
Type: News

The Report "Understanding user needs" is an analytic report based on a survey of 1500+ participants from Bulgaria, Poland and Portugal.   The iBRoad project aims to eliminate barriers to deep renovation by developing an Individual Building Renovation Roadmap for single-family houses. The tool provides a customised renovation plan over a long-term period (10-20 years), which considers the occupants’ needs and specific situations.  
Post date: 12 Jun 2018
Type: News

The English city is leaving behind its maritime past by introducing innovative green solutions into its urban spaces   If you happen to swing by Liverpool in the future, you will probably see a tree urban drainage system in Bold Street, where people frequently shop.   Surface water flooding is a problem in many cities. Rainwater cannot penetrate cemented soil, and storms often overwhelm available sewage systems affecting properties and livelihoods.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2018
Type: News

"The Green Solutions Awards recognition for the work done is essential to maintain technical and political support for sustainable construction" says the architect Carles Oliver Barceló
Post date: 1 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

Construction21, organiser of the international competition Green Solutions Awards, grants one extra week to enter. Applications close on Sunday, June 17th, at midnight, to publish your buildings, districts or infrastructures in the category of your choice. Finish before June 17
Post date: 1 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The use of natural materials is growing rapidly in Argentina and other South American countries. Technical progress and policy implementation seem to go hand in hand  
Post date: 31 May 2018
Type: News

ABOUT THE EVENT: Electricity has driven the digital era, and heat has been essential to prepare food, to warm us in winter and to run and develop our industries. But all these processes that our modern societies and economies are built on also owe a lot to another decisive service: cooling.
Post date: 30 May 2018
Type: Event