Environmental issues related to buildings

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|Call for abstracts| 13th International Scientific Conference on Energy and Climate Change

The 12th International Conference on “Energy and Climate Change” will take place at  the “Kostis Palamas” building, on 9-11 October 2019, in Athens, Greece and is set under the auspices of the Black...

Calls & Registration form   4th Open Call deadlines Deadline for abstracts’ submission:         30 August 2020 Notification of acceptance:                     7 September 2020 Deadline for full...
Event

The InnoRenew CoE International Conference 2020 + Living Buildings at InnoRenew

*** UPDATE: The InnoRenew CoE International Conference 2020 has been rescheduled and will take place on 3 September 2020 both live from Izola, Slovenia and online.  ***   The InnoRenew CoE International Conference...
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OVERVIEW | Energy in Buildings at the 2020 EU Sustainable Energy Week #EUSEW 2020

This year marks the 15thEuropean Sustainable Energy Week EUSEW.  Under the circumstances with Covid-19 the event was adapted to provide a dynamic, interactive and carefully organised online format. This effort has proved successful with...
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Gas boilers deserve an ‘F’, not an ‘A’

Fossil gas boilers may continue to be labelled ‘green’ for another decade or so if EU leaders fail to review energy labelling rules for heating appliances within a year. This would be very bad news for an overheating world, write Davide Sabbadin...

Europe’s heating and cooling is a climate time bomb, with the sector responsible for almost half of the EU’s energy consumption and a third of its CO2 emissions. Ageing buildings bear much of the blame, with a large part of the energy...
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Co-creating in Austria and Catalonia

The EU project HOUSEFUL has completed its first set of workshops with housing sector experts from Austria and the Barcelona area. The goal? To identify, discuss and demonstrate a number of ideas for the uptake of circular buildings.  ...
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Smart City project SINFONIA: the renovation of the housing complex of Bolzano – via Passeggiata dei Castani

The renovation of the residential complex of Via Passeggiata dei Castani is one of the interventions developed within the FP7 Smart City project SINFONIA and has been concluded at the beginning of 2019.   The area is located in the east...
Publication

HAPPEN project flyer

HAPPEN (Holistic APproach and Platform for the deep renovation of the med residential built ENvironment) is a project that develops and rolls out the MedZEB approach: a tailored, holistic, transparent and adaptive strategy...
Event

European Research and Innovation Days

European Research and Innovation Days

Bringing stakeholders together to shape future research and innovation policy

 

Let's shape the future together   European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and citizens to debate and shape the...