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There’s no denying that sustainable businesses are more popular than ever. Because climate change continues to pose serious threats, companies must rework their systems to reduce emissions, waste, and other practices that put the planet at risk. But owners and managers have to consider how the transition will affect the business on other levels, too.  
Post date: 30 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

The Renewables in Cities 2021 Global Status Report shows that more than 1 billion people – about 25% of the urban population – live in a city with a renewable energy target and/or policy. Over 1,300 cities, from the Americas to Sub-Saharan Africa, have demonstrated leadership in advancing renewables beyond the power sector, including decarbonising buildings.  
Post date: 29 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

Will your city be the next European Green Capital or European Green Leaf winner?   The European Commission launched the competition for 2023 European Green Capital (EGCA 2023) and the 2022 European Green Leaf (EGLA 2022) Awards, recognising cities that are genuinely committed to becoming more sustainable.  
Post date: 25 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

Our 2021 Spring Edition of the FEDARENE Info is out!   This season, we focus on District Heating and Cooling – a sector that could become one of the most important contributors to the EU Green Deal and Energy Transition. Heating and cooling drives half of the energy consumption in Europe. However, more than two thirds of demand is met with fossil fuels. Changing the conventional fossil paradigm in heating and cooling is essential for reaching the EU decarbonisation goals.
Post date: 25 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

During building design and construction phases, workers have many priorities to consider from start to finish. It’s essential to use proper rain and runoff management techniques to avoid floods, prevent erosion and more. Everything built without such precautions will experience structural damage.  
Post date: 24 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

by Mark Douglas Wessel   In principle, the idea of retrofitting homes to net zero sounds appealing enough. But the cost of implementing deep energy upgrades that might cost 45-60,000 Euro per home has long been a non-starter whether you’re an individual homeowner at one end of the scale… or manage thousands of rental units at the other. At either end of the spectrum, the potential long-term energy savings are often trumped by the up-front costs.  
Post date: 24 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

The next EU Green Week will be dedicated to EU's zero pollution ambition. Become an event partner until the 15th of April! Pollution is the underlying root cause of many health and environmental issues.   According to the World Health Organization, it kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, making it a far worse health issue than a pandemic.  
Post date: 18 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

12 walls representative of the main current practices in straw construction were modelled in BIM.   The walls were described in 3D and commented on in French, English and Spanish, with a list of materials used and environmental and thermal performance levels estimated with the coconbim software.  
Post date: 17 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

This webinar explains how the new software platform FLEXharvester with the application STORM District Energy Controller facilitates the harvesting of energy flexibility in heat grids and multi-energy networks by leveraging your existing infrastructure.   
Post date: 16 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

The Ecole des Ponts ParisTech's Executive Master in Sustainable Real Estate and Building, Energy and Digital Transitions (EM SREB), is organising for the first time from 12 April to 16 April 2021, an international webconference week on the theme: "Net Zero Carbon Strategy, in Real Estate and Buildings, in the World by 2050".  
Post date: 16 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις