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The guide focuses on the key EU legislation aimed at transforming and decarbonising the European building stock. This includes an overview of:  
Post date: 2 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

There are many suggestions and various policies and actions to combat climate change and achieve decarbonization but how do we know which ones will be most beneficial?   For example, what will have the greater impact on emissions: increasing public transportation use or adapting the diet? How much will emissions reduce if we phase out coal by 2025? What impact will increasing heating and cooling efficiency have on total emissions?  
Post date: 1 Sep 2020
Type: News

What The Life for LCA LCC Level(s) project (short: LIFE Level(s)) is directed towards mainstreaming sustainable buildings in Europe through greater awareness and use of the specified indicators within the framework of Level(s), a set of common European Union indicators to address life cycle environmental performance of buildings.  
Post date: 1 Sep 2020
Type: Link

The European City Facility (EUCF) aims to support municipalities and their groupings in developing investment concepts related to the implementation of their climate and energy action plans. All municipalities and their groupings (with LAU(2) codes) from the EU-27 and the UK are welcome to apply.
Post date: 28 Aug 2020
Type: News

Dedicated to stimulate demand for sustainable energy skills in the construction sector
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Link

Improving Building Information Modelling by Realtime Tracing of Construction Processes
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Link

Operating System for Smart Services in Buildings
Post date: 25 Aug 2020
Type: Link

Sustainable solutions for affordable retrofit of domestic buildings
Post date: 25 Aug 2020
Type: Link

August 2020 newsletter is out!   Contents are the following: News
Post date: 24 Aug 2020
Type: News

This report is focused on barriers to implementing “Efficiency First” (E1st) in the EU in several policy areas that are linked to energy use in the buildings sector (such as network codes, renewable energy policy, building regulations and others).  
Post date: 21 Aug 2020
Type: Publication