Certification schemes

News

Cyprus edging toward zero-energy buildings

Cyprus has incorporated into its national law an EU Directive (2010/31/EU) which aims to improve the energy performance of buildings while taking into account the external climatic conditions and indoor climate requirements.   A series of...
Event

SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT D-A-CH CONFERENCE 2019

The SBE19 Graz conference is part of a major international series of conferences that focuses on sustainable buildings and construction. The series was launched by the International Council for Research and Innovation...

Graz University of Technology, together with ETH Zürich, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, is happy to inform you about the upcoming SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT D-A-CH...
Event

Homes4Life - Certification for ageing in place - Stakeholder workshop

Discover and contribute to the Homes4Life vision which will underpin a new European Certification Scheme

Registration is free through EventBrite   Further information at alexis.david@ectp.org   Our living environments have a tremendous impact on our health and wellbeing. Ensuring their suitability and adaptability to people’s needs and...
Tool

Flukso, a tool for monitoring household electricity consumption

What is Flukso? Flukso is an open source web-based community metering application. Flukso allows you to accurately monitor and reduce your household electricity consumption via this website. Do not be fooled to think that...
Event

16th IBSA International Conference / Building Simulation BS 2019 – Rome

Building Simulation is the premier international event in the field of building performance simulation. An exceptional opportunity to share information about simulation tools and applications, present and get updates about recent...
Publication

Sustainable as the new normal for DGNB

DGNB published a report illustrating the importance of certification in the context of both achieving targets of emissions reduction as well as embarking into more transparency in the construction process.

The DGNB is the German Sustainable Building Council. Founded in 2007 by 16 initiators from a variety of specialist backgrounds in the construction and property industry, in order to promote sustainable building in the future.   The figures...
Event

Living Future® 19 Collaboration + Abundance

Living Future is all about cross-industry collaboration. We believe regenerative design can only happen when all voices are brought to the table. If you’re interested in making a difference in your community, then there’s a place for you at...

This spring, a global community of changemakers will convene in Seattle to turn ideas into action at the 2019 Living Future unConference. This event brings together a diverse group of leaders – from the AEC Community, Manufacturers,...
Publication

The Embodied Carbon Review - Embodied carbon reduction in 100+ regulations and rating systems globally

Unique global review of the status quo of construction sector embodied carbon reduction approaches.

 

The Embodied Carbon Review reports the results of how embodied carbon, that is, the carbon emissions from construction...

The growth of global urban population drives unprecedented construction, resulting in embodied carbon emissions from new buildings alone to excess of 100 gigatons by 2060. If all construction activity, including infrastructure and...