On 22 February, WorldGBC Europe responded to a consultation from the technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) on the development of the 'taxonomy' - an EU-wide classification system for environmentally sustainable economic activities. This follows on from the Commission's legislative proposal on an EU taxonomy in May 2018.
Post date: 25 mar 2019
Location: Rue Vanpé 50, 1190 Forest, BrusselsClient: Forest CPASConstruction Budget: 1471 €/m² - excl.VATGross Area: 1017 m²
The project embraces the thorough renovation a building from the 1930s. The CPAS of Forest Municipality of Brussels brought together its various services there in 2005. To preserve the façade (exterior walls, windows and doors), the walls have been insulated from the inside by 20 cm of cellulose.
Post date: 21 mar 2019
Programme: Sports Equipment / Location: Rue du champ de l'Eglise 73 - 1020 Brussels
Client: City of Brussels
Refurbishment Budget: (technical installations + energy envelope): € 3,49 M excl.VAT
Area: 6088 m² net / 8778 m² brut
Post date: 21 mar 2019
RES’2019 Conference will be held JOINTLY with DISP Conference, Venue: from 29-30 April, 2019, in St Hugh's College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
Post date: 7 mar 2019
The FIT-TO-NZEB project aims to increase the competence and skills of the building professionals in all participating countries - Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Italy, Croatia, Ireland, Austria and Greece - through unique educational programmes and pilot training courses, which will contribute to both the quality and the scale of the deep energy building renovations.
Post date: 29 sty 2019
The buildings sector contributes nearly 40% to global energy-related annual GHG emissions (IEA/UNEP, 2018). Final energy demand from buildings is predicted to increase 50% by 2050 compared with 2015 levels under business as usual scenarios due to rapid urbanization and the doubling of the built surface area. Effective decarbonization of the buildings sector is therefore critical to meeting the Paris Agreement Goals and exceeding the current level of ambition in Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
Post date: 28 sty 2019
This article summarizes all solutions collected through the European Project Affordable Zero Energy Buildings (AZEB) so far (april 2018). These solutions are the building blocks for the methodology to be developed within the project.
Post date: 25 sty 2019
This paper focuses on the definition of Nearly zero energy buildings (NZEBs) that represent one of the greatest opportunities to increase energy savings in Europe. As this term appears to be subject to different interpretations, the paper explores the NZEB literature to provide an overview of definitions. The analysis underlines inconsistencies and critical issues among them.
Post date: 9 sty 2019
L’évolution des normes PEB induit des modifications sans cesse nécessaires des techniques constructives à mettre en œuvre pour répondre à cette évolution. Aujourd’hui, toute construction ou rénovation doit être pensée et conçue en termes d’énergies renouvelables, d’économies d’énergie et de durabilité.
Post date: 7 lis 2018
The International Living Future Institute is hosting a series of Living Building Challenge Workshops and events across the continent aiming to share and teach:
Post date: 24 wrz 2018