Environmental issues related to buildings

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Glass for Europe Position Paper on the EPBD and EED revision proposed by the Commission

Making Europe’s buildings highly energy efficient - Improvements needed to the EU Winter Package: EED and EPBD     In March 2017, BUILD UP Partner Glass for Europe released a position paper and a relevant...
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Glass for Europe Position Paper: Making Europe’s buildings highly energy efficient

Improvements needed to the EU Winter Package: EED and EPBD     In March 2017, Glass for Europe released a position paper welcoming the European Commission’s repeated commitment to put energy efficiency at the...
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IEA/IRENA report: Energy sector decarbonisation requires urgent global action

Limiting the rise in global mean temperature to well below 2°C would require an energy transition of exceptional scope, depth and speed, according to an analysis by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the International Renewable...
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IEA/IRENA: Perspectives for the Energy Transition - Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy System

This report, elaborated by the   International  Energy  Agency  (IEA)  and  the  International  Renewable  Energy  Agency  (IRENA)  upon the request of the  German  government, aims to shed  light  on  the  essential elements  of  an ...
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Cities against climate change: solutions for building a more sustainable city

Rafiq Azam: "A collective fight from macro to micro level by the whole human race is the only way to save this blue Planet"   Rafiq Azam, principal architect of Shatotto Architecture for green living, is world-renowned but...
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Mediterranean energy transition: 2040 scenario

This document is the summary of the Mediterranean energy transition scenario findings, elaborated and developed within the framework of the cooperation between the Mediterranean association of the national agencies for energy conservation...
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Energy Efficiency Watch webinars on EU energy efficiency policy

The 2016 Clean Energy for all Europeans package of the EU Commission has reinforced the position of energy efficiency policies in the EU’s political agenda. One of the three key objectives of these proposals is to “put energy efficiency...
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World Sustainable Energy Days : Conference review now available

The Conference review now accessible!   The World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED), one of Europe’s largest annual conferences in this field, offered a unique combination of events on sustainable energy. The 2017 conference, which was held...