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Post date: 26 Mai 2020
Type: Link

The Executive Agency for Small & Medium-sized enterprises is launching an on-line consultation regarding the future implementation of the BUILD UP Skills initiative.   Launched in 2011, the main objective of BUILD UP Skills is to increase the number of trained and qualified building professionals across Europe, to deliver building renovations offering high-energy performance as well as new Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings.  
Post date: 25 Mai 2020
Type: News

The first global energy storage conference held in Paris in 2014 concluded that to achieve the European goal of energy-neutral built environment in 2050, harvesting, converting and storing seasonal energy is essential. The 2020 climate and energy package calls for a substantial increase in renewable energy by 2020.  
Post date: 21 Mai 2020
Type: Ereignis

Circular Built Environment Design - Applying the Circular Economy to the Design of Social Housing
Post date: 14 Mai 2020
Type: Link

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.  
Post date: 12 Mai 2020
Type: Ereignis

Abstract   The intent and metrics of LEED v4 BD+C have been taken as a reference and analysed, for a holistic approach to the energy and environmental issues emerging from the implications that COVID-19 pandemy may have on building design and urban planning.
Post date: 7 Mai 2020
Type: Publication

Increasingly worrying climate predictions, limited carbon allowances and a rapid rise in public awareness – a lot of things have happened over the last ten years and we’ve all learnt a lot. Against this backdrop, the DGNB has evolved and moved forward, and we face a number of completely new challenges as 2020 gets underway.   written by: Prof. Alexander Rudolphi, DGNB President  
Post date: 7 Mai 2020
Type: News

The main goal of EnDurCrete Project is to develop a new cost-effective sustainable reinforced concrete for long lasting and added value applications. We would like to present our third newsletter of the EnDurCrete project.   In this edition you can take a look to demonstration site updadate, learn more about environmental and economic viability of the novel products. You can also read about project-related events.  
Post date: 7 Mai 2020
Type: News

Interview with Sébastien Girardeau (Dauphins architecture).   Having looked at your work and achievements since 2007, I noted an emphasis on biosourced projects and working in partnerships. How would you describe the agency today?  
Post date: 7 Mai 2020
Type: News