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Lean methodology dates back to the end of World War 2, when Japanese factory owners started adopting American production techniques — and then looked for ways to improve them. Toyota took manufacturing procedures from Ford, who was an industry leader at the time, and reworked them.   Small manufacturing batches, efficient setups and reduced waste became the foundation for what the world knows as lean manufacturing today.   
Post date: 15 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

by Mark Douglas Wessel   By Retrofitting the Way We Think About Renovating Homes   Looking back on 2020, despite COVID-19 there were some positive storylines… among them, the fact that the European Union declared the ambitious goal of becoming climate neutral by 2050.   And as a steppingstone in that direction, the EU also announced that it intends to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 55% (compared to 1990 levels) by 2030.  
Post date: 15 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

This webinar will explore innovative business models of European one-stop-shops as a means of increasing renovation uptake in the residential sector, and decreasing carbon emissions related to buildings.   The building sector is responsible for more than one third of the European Union’s carbon emissions, yet only 1% of buildings undergo energy efficiency renovations per year, with the deep renovation rate being at a staggering.  
Post date: 12 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

As the leader in engineering, project structuring, as well as in building and infrastructure exploitation, EGIS has been engaged for many years already in low carbon transition.   This year, EGIS reasserts once again its engagement to low carbon by becoming a sponsor of the Green Solutions Awards. This competition rewards innovative and sustainable buildings, infrastructures, and districts.  
Post date: 11 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

Women Driving the Passive House Industry is iPHA’s interview series to highlight the remarkable women working in the Passive House community.   As part of our International Women’s Day celebrations, the iPHA team interviewed a handful of the many women who’ve contributed substantially to the growth of the Passive House Standard around the world.  
Post date: 11 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

Women Driving the Passive House Industry is iPHA’s interview series to highlight the remarkable women working in the Passive House community.   As part of our International Women’s Day celebrations, the iPHA team interviewed a handful of the many women who’ve contributed substantially to the growth of the Passive House Standard around the world. Here’s our latest interview featuring Talina Edwards.  
Post date: 11 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

Coming 18 March 2021: the second Renewables in Cities Global Status Report. Click here to register for the launch event and/or sign up to receive the report.   Cities’ secret advantage in the energy transition is their ability to act swiftly and ambitiously to curb big polluters.  
Post date: 10 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

There are more green financial instruments than ever before from major funders and investors supporting sustainable solutions.   Still, it is very challenging for cities and heating and cooling providers to find adequate capital allowing them to finance projects deploying technologies that will enable a leap in the energy transition.  
Post date: 9 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

You might notice that your building is starting to look old and outdated. Even after years of continuous maintenance and repairs, a come will time when it still won't look as good as before.   If you want to give your building a complete overhaul, it would be the best time to start a remodeling project. Most building owners would do a remodeling project whenever they want to update their building's overall look.  
Post date: 9 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

Fact check: 90% of our time is spent indoors 54% of waste comes from the construction sector 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions are from real estate and construction.   These are clear indicators why we need more people to change the world for the better by releasing the potential of long-lasting, energy-efficient buildings that comfort the wellbeing of their users.  
Post date: 5 Μαρ 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις