Air pollution is one of the most important environmental problems affecting people's health, particularly in urban areas of Europe. Over the past decade, air quality has slowly improved in many of Europe's cities, as a direct result of more robust air quality policies across various governance levels, the introduction of targeted measures and actions, and technological improvements that have reduced emissions from various sources.
Post date: 16 May 2019
Building information modelling (BIM) has disrupted the construction industry. The digital technology represents and processes all the characteristics of a building in its whole life-cycle, allowing architects, engineers and construction professionals to design and manage it in a more efficient way
Post date: 10 May 2019
European Industrial Energy Efficiency good Practices platform: the platform dedicated to energy efficiency "Good Practices" in the main industrial sectors.
EU-MERCI project, aimed at fostering and facilitating the implementation of energy efficiency projects in the manufacturing industry sectors by selecting and disseminating technological and policy best practices.
Post date: 12 Mar 2019
EU-MERCI stands for EU coordinated MEthods and procedures based on Real Cases for the effective implementation of policies and measures supporting energy efficiency in the Industry.
Its main aim has been to provide industrial enterprises and policy makers with best practices and tools to increase the competiveness of the EU industry by improving the efficient use of energy.
Post date: 12 Mar 2019
On December 11, 2018, Smart Iruña Lab program selected 6 technological proposals that will be developed under the Smart City strategy of Pamplona
Post date: 28 Jan 2019
CONSTRUCTION – RENOVATION – REDEVELOPMENT– EFFICIENCY
These are the watchwords in the construction industry today.
The goal is to move from energy-hungry buildings to ones that actually produce energy thanks to intelligent use of solar panels and geothermal systems.
Passive homes featuring insulation materials and technologies with the capacity to minimize heat loss and wasted energy.
Post date: 8 Jan 2019
On 26th and 27th November 2018, the Competence Centre Building Envelope of Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts once again hosted the international conference FACADE 2018 at the KKL Lucerne. This year’s event has been also the closing conference of the COST Action TU1403 “Adaptive Facades Network”, which was initiated by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts four years ago.
Post date: 19 Dec 2018
DR-BOB project aim is to demonstrate the economic and environmental benefits of demand response in blocks of buildings for the different key actors required to bring it to market.
To achieve its targets, DR-BOB project aims to:
Post date: 26 Oct 2018
This Topic includes all content relevant to the Themes "Deep renovation technology packages" and "Deep renovation: paradigm and technology packages for historic and existing residential building cases"
Post date: 18 Oct 2018
This guide shows how to identify measures where energy and cost savings can be easily made with little or no cost. It is designed for use by anyone new to carbon saving (especially in smaller businesses) and recognises that not everyone has the time or resources to undertake a full carbon management programme. This guide can be used on its own or as an introduction to the many sector and technology specific publications in the Carbon Trust’s library.
Post date: 5 Oct 2018