sustainability

World leading International Sustainable Built Environment Conferences proudly invites you to the “SBE19 NL” conference from 5-6 November 2018 (2-day Conference) and 7 November 2018 (Field Excursions) in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. SBE19 NL is the first conference of the 2019-2020 cycle of international conferences on Sustainable Built Environment, where innovation meets market and taking place with a head start from 5-7 November 2018! Retrofitting 250 million homes to 0-energy performance housing in Europe  
Post date: 10 Okt 2018
Type: Ereignis

The 2030 Palette is a free online platform that puts the principles and actions behind Zero Net Carbon and resilient built environments at the fingertips of designers, planners, and builders worldwide. The swatches, or sustainable design strategies, address energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission at all scales – from regional planning to building details.  
Post date: 5 Okt 2018
Type: Link

The EU-funded, Horizon 2020 project STUNNING, which promotes knowledge exchange and interaction in the field of energy-efficient building renovation, is conducting a survey on barriers for energy refurbishments to seek out answers and recommendations for the stagnant renovation rate in Europe. Based on the survey’s evaluation, STUNNING will provide insights on the processes that need to take place for the alleviation of the most common obstacles and market failures.
Post date: 5 Okt 2018
Type: News

By Egla Luca, Ivan Sulc and Edeltraud Haselsteiner  
Post date: 2 Okt 2018
Type: News

  The cut-off date to apply for the 2018 Investment Round is October 4, InnoEnergy said. The investments range from EUR 100,000 to EUR 5 million. The Investment Round targets SMEs with proven technology concepts that will transform the future of energy in Europe. Since launching the Round in 2011, InnoEnergy has invested EUR 190 million in projects spanning eight technology areas across Europe – resulting in EUR 3 billion of forecast sales.
Post date: 24 Sep 2018
Type: News

This map is a place for you to share how and where in the world you’re participating in World Green Building Week 2018. Will you learn more about the benefits of a greener home? Will you share the week with friends and family? Will you lead your community by hosting an event to take steps toward a greener, healthier world – starting at home?
Post date: 24 Sep 2018
Type: Link

The purpose of this report, and the guidance within it, is to empower businesses and individuals to make the business case for improving environmental and social impact activities and to enable them to measure and demonstrate the value their organisations derive from such practices. 11 value drivers were identified for built environment businesses. A value driver is defined as:
Post date: 29 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

There are currently hundreds of sustainability certifications for the built environment and the number is set to rise as the focus on certifying buildings continues to increase. This book provides a global overview of sustainable building certifications and an in-depth description, analysis and comparison of ten certification schemes based on their focus and strategic relevance to stakeholders in the built environment.
Post date: 29 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

Building Green is a growing event in Scandinavia with a mission to highlight the importance of sustainable building and thinking. Building Green was established in 2011 in Copenhagen and has developed into a unique platform for information, inspiration and ideas on the sustainable building industry. We need to translate sustainable visions into reality everywhere and Building Green allows you to explore these issues with the best actors in the field of sustainable building.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Ereignis

On 25 June, in collaboration with BUILD UP, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) organised a webinar to invite architects to engage with piloting the Level(s) scheme. The event was moderated by Dr. Judit Kimpian, Chair of the ACE Sustainability Work Group and organised as part of a project supported by the Creative Europe programme. Speakers discussed the aims, applicability, case studies and benefits of the Level(s) scheme and outlined ways of participating in the testing phase.  
Post date: 9 Aug 2018
Type: Publication