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EU Building Stock Observatory

In recent years energy efficiency of the building stock has been recognised as a significant route to contribute towards meeting the European Union’s energy targets, by reducing energy demand and associated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions....
Evento

Barcelona Building Construmat BB CONSTRUMAT'19

At BBConstrumat, we innovate, promote, share and accompany the sector for it to grow.

Together, we build what's next!

 

"We are the benchmark trade fair in the international construction industry. Since 2015, we have been mobilising and accompanying the construction industry towards a new growth and sustainable development model, based on digitalization,...
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UKGBC Embodied Carbon – Client Brief

Practical guidance to enable built environment clients to begin requesting embodied carbon measurements and how to act on the results.

 

With the increasingly successful reduction of operational energy (and thus carbon emissions) in the built environment, the industry’s next challenge is to reduce the carbon intensity of the structures themselves.   We know that clients...
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HKGBC Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool (HK BEST)

Buildings are responsible for over 90% of electricity consumption in Hong Kong and account for more than 60% of greenhouse gas emissions HKGBC Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool - Commercial Buildings (Office/Retail) and Office Occupants (OO) are...
Objective HK BESTCOM:   The objective of the HKGBC Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool - Commercial Buildings (Office/Retail) is to promote better energy performance for commercial buildings by: Providing an online tool for the building...
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The Embodied Carbon Review - Embodied carbon reduction in 100+ regulations and rating systems globally

Unique global review of the status quo of construction sector embodied carbon reduction approaches.

 

The Embodied Carbon Review reports the results of how embodied carbon, that is, the carbon emissions from construction...

The growth of global urban population drives unprecedented construction, resulting in embodied carbon emissions from new buildings alone to excess of 100 gigatons by 2060. If all construction activity, including infrastructure and...
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Construma International Building Trade Exhibition, Budapest 2019

CONSTRUMA exhibition is holding on its leading position: it is the largest trade exhibition of the construction industry in Hungary and one of the leading exhibitions in the Central and Eastern European region.

Construma is centered on sustainability and environmental consciousness. The exhibition illustrates all product groups needed for construction and renovation: building materials, doors, windows, insulation and much more, even including...
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Financial viability of NZEBs through AdoRes : Abracadabra financial tools and lessons learnt to support the building energy revolution

ABRACADABRA team is glad to invite you to the webinar “Financial viability of NZEBs through AdoRES: ABRACADABRA financial tools and lessons learnt to support the building energy revolution”

31 January 2019 at 10:00-11:30 CET.

The webinar aims at answering the following questions :””How AdoRES can trigger – at a Financial standpoint – the Deep Renovation of Buildings towards NZEBs?”.   During the webinar, the Financial tools developed in the framework of...
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Sans-Souci project, Brussels, Belgium

The Ixelles municipality of Brussels gave new life to a sizeable and unstructured inner space of a large city block with the development of a housing and equipment complex with outstanding sustainability and energy efficiency performances.

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The Sans-Souci project is remarkable for its scope and for its scale of intervention: the plot is about 300 meters long and 100 meters wide, which is equivalent to the area of 3 classical-small-size city blocks of the Brussels.   The...