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Webinar | Heating systems in the EPB standards

BUILD UP webinar series: Energy Performance of Buildings standards (EN/ISO) supporting the implementation of EPBD

This webinar will take place on the 8th September, 12.00 to 13.30. 

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Webinar 6 – Heating systems in the EPB standards (12h00 – 13h30 – 8th September 2020) Following the successful previous webinars   “Guidance and examples for the EPB standards’ flexibility”, “EPB standards overview...
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Reopening buildings safely, with LEED guidance, and tools and analytics from Arc

The US Green Building Council (USGBC) and affiliate Arc released LEED credits and software tools in recent weeks to help buildings reopen safely and sustainably from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic shutdowns, and continue to...

USGBC released four new Safety First LEED Pilot Credits in response to COVID-19 to support environmental and occupant health. The credits outline sustainable best practices that align with public health and industry guidelines related to...
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Preparing an EU strategy for offshore renewables – Have your say

As part of the European Green Deal, the Commission identified the importance of agreeing a new approach for exploiting Europe’s offshore renewable energy potential in a sustainable and inclusive way. The revised Commission Work Programme...
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Financing the energy transition: Commission puts €14 billion fund to modernise energy sectors in 10 Member States into action

On July 9, the Commission adopted the rules on the operation of the Modernisation Fund, an EU solidarity funding mechanism to support 10 EU Member States in their transition to climate neutrality by helping to...

Set up under the revised EU Emissions Trading System Directive, the Modernisation Fund will allocate around EUR 14 billion from the auctioning of allowances from the EU Emissions Trading System for the period 2021-2030, depending on the...
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International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA)

The International Building Performance Simulation Association, is a non-profit international society of building performance simulation researchers, developers and practitioners, dedicated to improving the built environment....
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Croatia 4.0 Conference

Considering the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   Croatia 4.0 is a conference on new technologies, robotization and automatization in industry, buildings...
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Long-term renovation strategies

All EU countries must establish a long-term renovation strategy to support the renovation of their national building stock into a highly energy efficient and decarbonised building stock by 2050.    The requirement for EU countries to adopt...
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COVID-19 and Climate crises – a new reality to focus on the European Green Deal

Last year the main focus was on improving the energy performance of buildings. Reducing the use of fossil fuels and the direct and indirect CO₂ emission of buildings caused by heating, cooling and ventilating and at the same time improving...