Public and non-residential buildings

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L6: The Energy and Positive Water Laboratory

The building is a laboratory structure with 120 working places realised by Bouygues Construction. As a model in terms of innovation, fully integrating digital technologies, the building is completely flexible in order to stimulate creativity and...

After acquiring 2 hectares of parcels that were formerly composed of scrap yards, the L'OREAL Group's Research & Innovation site has built (2018) its new research laboratory, the L6, with a twofold objective: environmental excellence...
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From nearly-zero energy buildings to net-zero energy districts. Lessons learned from existing EU projects

The report, prepared by the JRC (Joint Research Centre), presents an analysis of the current situation based on:   an extensive literature review review from 1992 to 2018 on relevant articles dealing with zero energy/zero carbon community...
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Energy performance contracts more versatile and profitable than expected

Energy performance contracts more versatile and profitable than expected   One way to make buildings more sustainable is implementing Energy Performance Contracts (...
Actualité

BUILD UPON2 - Boosting low-carbon building renovation across Europe

On 23rd May 2019, the World Green Building Council’s European network in collaboration with eight cities and partners announced the launch of BUILD UPON2, the next phase of the world’s largest collaborative project on...
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The deep renovation cluster worked on exploitation at Sustainable Places 2019

As for the last year, the Sustainable Places Conference (Cagliari, 5-7 June 2019) was the occasion for a working sessions of the H2020 project dealing with deep renovation of buildings.   This year, the topic of discussion was “...
Évènement

[WEBINAR] The Integrated Urban Plan: methodology for the design of a sustainable urban development strategy for European cities

Thursday 19th of June, 2019 at 14:00h (CEST / UTC+2)

Over the past few years a new trend has been spreading in Europe. The concept of smart cities has gained momentum in connection with the sustainable development of urban areas and, hence, the life quality of their inhabitants.   By means...
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Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum

Financing energy efficiency in the public sector took a big step with the Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum. This forum gathered more than 550 representatives from local authorities, industry and financial institutions to discuss the key...
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Innovative financing schemes for energy efficient public buildings

Background of this event: By improving efficiency in public buildings, public authorities can save energy and set an important example. The eCentral project will test various financial instruments designed to reduce...

Using innovative financing schemes for up-grading the energy efficiency of public buildings can be one key activity to fulfill the goals of the European Energy Performance of Buildings Directive on a municipal level.   Alternative...