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Passivhaus for Educational Buildings: Official Launch

Date: 23 July 2020    Time: 10.30 - 12.30   Location: Online           Cost: PHT members: £20+VAT, Non members: £40+VAT, Staff of educational estates & LA: Free   Are you involved in the delivery of schools, operate...
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EUSEW session on the Renovation Wave and recovery

Next Tuesday 23rd June from 14:30 – 15:45 and as part of the EUSEW policy conference, DG-ENER is organising a session on “Boosting the European Green Deal renovation wave - a centrepiece of the Green Deal and an engine for...
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Renovating historic buildings for a sustainable future

SBE21 Heritage will take place in Bolzano, Italy, from 14th to 16th April 2021. Researchers and practitioners can send their contributions until August.

From small medieval towns in Italy to the elegant nineteenth-century boulevards in Paris; from the zen Buddhist temples in Kyoto to the colourful cathedrals of Mexico’s colonial cities: buildings reflect our culture and need to be...
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GGKP Webinar - Sustainability after COVID-19: Exploring the future of green buildings and construction

Why are COVID-19 stimulus packages important for a green transformation of the construction sector?     How can COVID-19 stimulus packages balance between building new and improving the old?   What...
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Preparing the future Renovation Wave initiative – Have your say

The European Commission has today opened a public consultation on boosting the renovation of buildings across the EU. The Renovation Wave initiative is a priority under the European Green Deal and the Recovery play for the EU, aimed at...
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Pandemic offers global impetus for sustainable construction

How will the Covid-19 pandemic affect the built environment? Will we have to rethink concepts such as urban densification – or will we simply return to “business as usual” once the crisis abates? Experts from the network of the LafargeHolcim...

The construction industry seems to be comparatively unscathed by the pandemic – at least at first glance. Work has continued on many building sites. But what about the long-term situation at the global level? Should urban densification in...
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Advancing net zero status report 2020

The Advancing Net Zero (ANZ) Status Report 2020 highlights leadership action from GBCs and the building and construction sector towards achieving total sector decarbonisation.   We showcase action from across our Green Building Council (...
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Irish Green Building Council call on businesses to take bolder climate leadership by supporting net zero carbon buildings

Buildings account for more than one-third of global carbon emissions. Five years after the Paris Climate Agreement, it is high time to act. To facilitate this process, the IGBC call on Irish businesses and cities to take a leadership role...