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COP24: huge untapped potential in greener construction, says UN environment agency

Noting some progress in greening the global construction industry, the United Nations environment agency (UNEP) co-released a report on Friday at the COP24 climate conference in Katowice, Poland, sounding the alarm on the need for “dramatic...

“It’s critical we have a big change over the next couple of years in how we do buildings and construction”, said Joyce Msuya, Deputy Executive Director of UNEP. “We only need to look at the current norms and quality of many buildings to...
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Global Status Report: Towards a zero-emission, efficient and resilient buildings and construction sector

The Global Status Report documents the status and trends of key indicators for energy use, emissions, technologies, policies, and investments to track the buildings and construction sector, globally and in key regions. Central findings of...
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Energy efficiency measures in schools to help children grow as future leaders of energy transition

Implementation of energy efficiency measures in schools and kindergartens, besides leading to energy savings and reduction of environmental pollution, would also improve the conditions in which children spend much of their time. More so,...
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Behaviour change for energy efficiency: the workshop outcome report

The human dimension plays a complementary role to technology and innovation in delivering the full energy efficiency potential required to achieve the world’s energy and environmental goals.   To take this commitment forward, IPEEC, the...
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ECTP Conference 2018 report: Presentations and photos available!

The 8th ECTP Conference took place at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels on November 13-14, 2018.   More than 170 stakeholders from the whole construction value-chain and representatives of the European Commission shared their experience...
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RESTORE Training School 2019: new deadline for applications!

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COST Action CA16114 RESTORE: REthinking Sustainability TOwards a Regenerative Economy. 

The Construction and Operational phases of a building are crucial in realising the regenerative sustainability vision, intent, concept and design. Construction can be regenerative, with those involved in the construction phase (contractors...
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EUSEW 2019: be part of it!

The EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will be held from 17 to 21 June 2019.   Launched in 2006, EUSEW includes a two month-long series of activities organised across Europe annually to promote secure, clean and efficient energy. It brings...
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FACE: a training course on complex technological building façades

FACEcamp project aims at strengthening a long-term transnational cooperation among companies and R&I entities in the field of advanced façade systems for healthy, comfortable and energy efficient buildings....

Interreg Italy-Austria FACEcamp project offered a training course (named FACE) aimed at increasing the know-how of companies and freelance professionals operating in the field of complex technological building façades. The...