Africa

This report, prepared within the framework of the Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (SHC) of the International Energy Agency (IEA), presents solar thermal market data from 61 countries covering an estimated 95% of the worldwide market (the remaining 5%of the market were extrapolated and are labelled as “all other countries”). These data were collected from a survey of the national delegates of the IEA SHC Programme’s Executive Committee and other national experts active in the field of solar thermal energy.
Post date: 19 Aug 2016
Type: Publication

This report, released by the International Energy Agency (IEA), provides a global outlook for energy and air pollution as well as detailed profiles of key countries and regions: the United States, Mexico, the European Union, the People’s Republic of China, India, Southeast Asia and Africa. The document is based on new data for pollutant emissions in 2015 and projections to 2040.  
Post date: 28 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

On June 28, 2016, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) launched a new project aiming to ensure that all buildings are “net zero” by 2050.   The project involves eight green building councils from Australia, Brazil, Canada, German, India, the Netherlands, South Africa and Sweden initially, and Architecture 2030 as lead partner to provide technical expertise.  
Post date: 28 Jun 2016
Type: News

  Located in a unique ecosystem in the heart of the argan tree Tamanar area, this small hotel operates autonomously (water, energy, waste, vegetable garden). An original white  cube which offers a flexible architecture and is inspired by the Land Art and Berber habitat. It demonstrates that autonomy is possible everywhere, even in desert climates where water is scarce.
Post date: 9 Jun 2016
Type: Fall

Swegon Air Academy WEBINAR # 8: Effects of solar radiation in architecture, high performing buildings and mechanical ventilation system   Swegon Air Academy is pleased to invite you to a webinar on effects of solar radiation in architecture, high performing buildings and mechanical ventilation which will be held on 9th June 2016.   Webinar #8 will be presented by Georg W. Reinberg and Martha Carolina Enríquez Reinberg:
Post date: 17 Mai 2016
Type: Ereignis

Beyond the Paris Agreement, the fight against climate change is also taking place on the field. That’s why, Construction21 accelerates the dissemination of innovation through this international competition of exemplary buildings and eco-districts.   The 2015 winners were announced in Le Bourget during the COP21, at the Buildings Day of the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction. You will discover this year’s winners during the COP22 in Marrakesh!  
Post date: 12 Mai 2016
Type: News

Kalkener's new online solar simulation software allows for calculating solar thermal water heating systems (STWH) This is done by: sizing of its main components according to the monthly, weekly and daily hot water consumption profiles annual solar energy production (taking into account the solar site survey and the orientation, tilt and shading losses)  key profitability indicators, (IRR and NPV)    
Post date: 14 Mär 2016
Type: Tool

The "32 Hanaa El Fal buildings in Ain Sbaa"  project incorporates energy efficiency provisions and aims to comply with the code of Energy Efficiency in the Construction (CEEB).
Post date: 20 Nov 2015
Type: Fall

Autonomous urban habitat Former Riad in the medina of Rabat transformed into modular triplex loft 100% autonomous (energy / water / waste).
Post date: 20 Nov 2015
Type: Fall