The Handbook aims to provide decision-makers with a comprehensive NBS impact assessment framework, and a robust set of indicators and methodologies to assess impacts of nature-based solutions across 12 societal challenge areas: Climate Resilience; Water Management; Natural and Climate Hazards; Green Space Management; Biodiversity; Air Quality; Place Regeneration; Knowledge and Social Capacity Building for Sustainable Urban Transformation; Participatory Planning and Governance; Social Justice and Social Cohesion; Health and Well-being; New Economic Opportunities
Post date: 18 jun 2021
iBECOME project started in June 2020 and will run until November 2023 for a total of 42 months. The first year of the project has just ended and a lot of work has been performed in this period from all the project partners. More specifically the highlights of our first year are listed below.
IEQ Virtual Sensors
Post date: 16 jun 2021
State of play, digitalisation in construction: The EU construction sector is making progress in the uptake of digital technologies. The integration of digital technologies is often viewed as a key element to tackle some of the main challenges it is faced with, such as labour shortage, competitiveness, resource and energy efficiency, and productivity. In fact, the digitalisation of the construction sector is particularly important in times when the construction sector faces labour shortages and a profitability margin squeeze.
Post date: 8 jun 2021
This Analytical Report is part of the European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO) project. It aims to describe the state of play of digitalisation in the EU construction sector and identify some of its main drivers and challenges. In doing so, the report provides information,evidence and lessons learnt aiming to supporta wide range of stakeholders, including policymakers, who wish to support the integration of digital technologies in the construction sector.
Post date: 3 jun 2021
Open Research Europe is an open access publishing platform for the publication of research stemming from Horizon 2020 funding across all subject areas. The platform makes it easy for Horizon 2020 beneficiaries to comply with the open access terms of their funding and offers researchers a publishing venue to share their results and insights rapidly and facilitate open, constructive research discussion.
Post date: 7 maj 2021
In its new analysis of the Renovation Wave, BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe) urges the European Commission to intensify political coordination and coherence in the implementation phase of the Renovation Wave strategy, to ensure full decarbonisation of the EU building stock in line with EU climate goals.
Post date: 30 apr 2021
This briefing is one in a series of 'implementation appraisals', produced by the European Parliamentar y Research Service (EPRS ), on the operation of existing EU legislation in practice. Each briefing focuses on a specific EU law, which is likely to be amended or reviewed, as envisaged in the European Commission's annual work programme.
Post date: 20 apr 2021
A next generation energy efficiency meter named eensight has been created. The eensight tool is based on machine learning and will contribute to the much-needed advancement of the automated measurement and verification (M&V) methods for portfolios of buildings’ energy efficiency and provide essential insights for investors, legislators, building owners and energy companies to realise their goals.
Post date: 19 apr 2021
The European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency plays a key role in supporting the EU Green Deal through the efficient and effective implementation of its delegated programmes.
Post date: 15 apr 2021
procuRE tackles the common challenge of achieving 100% Renewable Energy Supply (RES) in existing stock. The Buyers Group compromises six cities operating a stock of 21,000 buildings. Procurers invest €7.68 million in R&D services to develop innovative solutions. The pre-commercial procurement has three phases.
Post date: 1 apr 2021