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IPCC climate change report: a global and urgent call to action

The Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5º C was approved by the IPCC on Saturday in Incheon, Republic of Korea. It will be a key scientific input into the Katowice Climate Change Conference in Poland in December, when governments review the Paris...

Webinar on DEEP RENOVATION AND PREFABRICATED SOLUTIONS: the EU H2020 project 4RinEU

This Webinar, organised by Eurac research and in collaboration with the BUILD UP team, is focused on teaching you all about deep renovation and prefabricated solutions and the H2020 project 4RinEU.   A big part of Europe's...

Montenegro launching Energy Efficient Home program

  The Energy Efficient Home program entails at “attractive” and sustainable financial mechanism aimed at implementing household energy efficiency measures. The Ministry of Economy has secured EUR 120,000 to subsidize interest rates and...

HISER project final conference: new circular economy solutions for the construction sector

New technological methods for increasing quality and quantity of recovered construction & demolition waste, promoting the consideration of end-of-life management of buildings and building components at their design stage, and...

iBRoad publishes Key Notes of Stakeholders Meetings

The engagement of stakeholders during the development process of the iBRoad project is considered of high value since the beginning. Following the stakeholders’ mapping procedure, a process that included the identification, the analysis,...

#GreenSolutions Awards 2018: winners of the International platform are known

The Green Solutions Awards aim to include realisations (buildings, districts and infrastructures) from allover the world. While Spanish, French, Chinese, Belgian, Italian, Moroccan, Algerian and Luxembourg projects can compete on their own...

The next evolution of green "thinking"

For those looking to understand better the next evolution of "green" thinking, you will find some interesting ideas from a California conference on joining the Circular Design Movement.  The article is in English and you can find it on...

What trends in the 2018 Green Solutions Awards?

The Green Solutions Awards are an international contest organized by Construction21 to highlight and reward inspiring and innovative construction projects which contribute to the fight against climate change: buildings, districts and...

The largest Public-Private Partnership for energy efficiency in South-East Europe is now operational

In April last year, the City of Ljubljana agreed a public-private partnership (PPP) with a consortium of GGE and Petrol for the energy retrofitting of public buildings in the municipality. The EUR 14.9 million project will deliver energy...

IMPULSE: a European pilot project for the energy upgrading of Public Buildings

IMPULSE introduces an integrated support system concerning energy upgrading projects for Public Buildings.   The Project is coordinated by the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) and is implemented in the context of the...