The headings and labels on this page have been translated with the help of an automatic translation service, so may contain errors. Please send suggestions for improvement to pr@buildup.eu

News & Events

European Commission presents sustainable energy security package

European Commission presents sustainable energy security package

On 16 February 2016, the European Commission unveiled a package of energy security measures to equip the EU for global energy transition. The package sets out a wide range of measures to strengthen the EU's resilience to gas supply disruptions,...

EC announces call for experienced professionals

On 18 January 2016, the European Commission announced a call for experienced professionals in the sustainable energy field to evaluate and recommend proposals for funding under the H2020 Energy Efficiency Call for Proposals.  ...

Final report about REMOURBAN Study Tour

The REMOURBAN project, in cooperation with the Action Cluster on Integrated Planning from the European Innovation Partnership on SCC and the Smart Cities Information System organised its first Study Tour in the lighthouse city of...

Corporate demand to drive the renewable energy credits market

A significant surge in demand for renewable energy certificates (RECs) is anticipated, following an increasing number of major corporations committing to ambitious environmental targets.   RECs are tradable and non-tangible commodities...

PC-Cools_V project develops salthydrate-based PCM for cooling of buildings

Two new salthydrate-based phase change materials (PCM) suitable as storage material in chilled ceilings and centralised cold storage systems were developed within the framework of the project PC-Cools_V, The newly developed PCM store...

The EU construction industry in 2015 and 2016: promising growth prospects.

The EU construction industry returned to growth and it seems that this positive signal is not temporary. Increasing values of production in construction sector were already observed in 2015, but the next year was even better. The...

Covenant of Mayors Needs assessment survey

The survey is carried out by the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy, on behalf of the European Commission and with the support of the European Committee of the Regions. It gives you the possibility to have your say and tell the CoM...

Are you a change agent in climate innovation?

Join the Pilot in “Promoting Sustainable Innovation” by May 7, 2017 and be assessed for free!   Certified Professional is Climate-KIC’s innovative programme to certify future-oriented job competencies in innovation and sustainability. The...

L'europa deve ridurre le emissioni di edifici, esorta coalizione di 300 aziende

  L'europa deve guidare il mondo sul taglio delle emissioni di gas serra da edifici esistenti, se vogliamo soddisfare l'ambizione di Accordo di Parigi, una coalizione di oltre 300 aziende e organizzazioni in tutto il continente,...

OERCO2 project: Innovative study on the life cycle analysis of construction materials

The OERCO2 project aims at creating an Open Educational Resource (OERCO2) that unifies the calculations of CO2 emissions in each phase of the building construction in order to get an overall picture of a building´s footprint from the start...