Very low energy buildings

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Zero carbon standard launched for Irish homes

The Irish Green Building Council launched a zero-carbon standard for new homes at its Better Homes conference in Dublin today, Thursday November 7. The new standard will enable Irish home builders to offer certified zero carbon homes to home...

Besides energy efficiency, the new zero carbon standard also considers the upfront carbon emissions associated with the construction of the homes. It also encourages home builders to actually measure how the homes perform after they are...
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Heat pumps in Arnhem, the Netherlands

The European Commission aims to analyse the competitiveness of the European heating and cooling industry. Four case studies of successful and competitive deployment of heating and cooling solutions at a city level from selected...
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Costruire case di nuova generazione pensando agli utenti (e alle loro abitudini)

Eurac Research coordina il progetto europeo Cultural-e che tra i molti aspetti vuole facilitare la costruzione di edifici multiresidenziali “plus energy” utilizzabili dagli utenti anche in base al proprio contesto di provenienza, sociale e...

Nel realizzare case che consumano meno, o che addirittura producono più energia di quanta ne consumano, sono diverse le variabili da tenere in conto. Per dirne alcune: bisogna capire le tecnologie a disposizione sul mercato, il loro costo ...
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G-STIC 2019 - Matchmaking Event + Global Sustainable Technology & Innovation Conference

Opportunity to find your next international partner Opportunity to find your next international partner 

G-STIC2019 is the world’s leading conference on integrated technological solutions aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 17 internationally agreed ambitious goals to move the world to a more...
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Energy efficiency in buildings

Setis magazing No.21 – October 2019

Europeans spend approximately 90 % of their time in buildings. Living indoors requires energy to maintain the right temperature, to cook and to use electrical appliances. In fact, energy is expected to guarantee a healthy and comfortable...
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Transforming the buildings sector through ambitious NDCs: Asia-Pacific

Third GlobalABC NDC webinar series edition: Transforming the buildings sector through ambitious NDCs: Asia-Pacific,  with a focus on India and China, taking place on Thursday, 14 November 2019, at 10:00 AM (CEST).

The current scope and ambition of buildings sector commitments are insufficient to meet the Paris Agreement goals. Despite 136 countries having acknowledged the need for building sector actions in their NDCs, more work is needed to...
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'Delivering net zero carbon buildings for all' - BUILD UPON European Leaders’ Summit

Join WorldGBC at 'Delivering net zero carbon buildings for all' leaders' summit

On 3-4 December in Brussels, 150...

3rd December - Day 1 - Delivering Net Zero Carbon  09:00-09:30      Welcome coffee and networking    09:30-10:00      Keynotes Frans Timmermans - Executive Vice-President, European...
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2nd STAKEHOLDER EVENT - EPBD ARTICLE 19a FEASIBILITY STUDY

Brussels, 28 November 2019 Centre Albert Borschette, room 1.D (first floor), Rue Froissart 36 Morning session (10:00 – 13:00): Inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems Afternoon session (14:00 – 17:00): Building...