Environmental issues related to buildings

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Greece must embrace renewable energy to meet Kyoto targets

Unlike most other EU Member States, Greece was allowed a limited increase in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the Kyoto Protocol (25 per cent by 2012 compared with 1990 levels). However, at current rates of increasing emissions, it is unlikely...
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Zero carbon homes: house builders give their perspective

A new study has surveyed major house builders in the UK to understand what is needed if all new homes are to be zero carbon by 2016. The house builders generally felt that it is not an impossible challenge, but a comprehensive approach with clear...
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Hellenic Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning & Public Works

The Ministry, as the main body for handling environmental policy, has launched a broad range project to deal with the problems that concern the quality of life. Thus, apart from the well-known and widely discussed problems, such as atmospheric and...
!!! Hellenic Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning & Public Worksis now replaced by the Greek Ministry for Environment, Energy and Climate Change (www.ypeka.gr) !!!...
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EUROCITIES - Urban Challenges - Sustainable Solutions

EUROCITIES is the network of major European cities. Our members are the elected local and municipal governments of major European cities.   EUROCITIES was founded in 1986 by the mayors of six large cities: Barcelona, Birmingham, Frankfurt...
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Ministry of Housing, Spacial Planning and the Environment

The Netherlands is a densely populated country where issues concerning space have to be considered carefully. The aim of VROM is to make living, working, recreation and moving inside the Netherlands pleasant. The Ministry wants to stimulate...
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CETIAT

French technical centre of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems and appliances manufacturers.
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CISBAT 2009 Renewables in a Changing Climate - From Nano to Urban Scale

Although much has been done already to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment in the last twenty years, there is still a huge scope and a great need for further improvement in this field. Newly emerging technologies such as...
Array The latest achievements of research into human induced climate change have led specialists to the conclusion that the World needs a fundamental reboot. Major measures are needed in all sectors to avoid global catastrophies....
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Green Week Conference 2009

The biggest annual conference on European environment policy turns the spotlight this year on the multi-faceted challenges of climate change.
Array Some of the many questions Green Week 2009 will be examining in three days of discussion and debate between high-level speakers from Europe and beyond are: What are the prospects for reaching a new global deal to control climate...