Legislation, regulations, standards

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June 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm   The buildingSMART International Council will take place online this year. A brief agenda can be found with a full agenda to follow.   0900 – Welcome and Introductions 09:30 – CEO Report 10:00 – Technical Roadmap 10:20 – Solutions and Standards Program 10:40 – Marketing and Communications 11:00 – Financial Report 11:15 – Break 11:45 – Open Discussion 12:45 – TBC 13:00 – Close  
Post date: 12 Μάιος 2020
Type: Συμβάν

Press conference by Webcast (GoToMeeting) - Two appointments only!   Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 11am and 7pm CEST   Join the Passive House Institute’s founder Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Feist and gain insight into the global building industry today and what it could be tomorrow: Sustainable, comfortable and healthy. Prof. Feist will discuss Passive House, the role of science and ethics in construction and the future of the industry post-COVID 19.  
Post date: 12 Μάιος 2020
Type: Συμβάν

The newly published RenOnBill report provides a detailed analysis of the main data, drivers and challenges involved in the energy renovation of residential buildings in four focus countries: Germany, Italy, Lithuania and Spain.
Post date: 11 Μάιος 2020
Type: Publication

The construction sector is essential for an economic recovery after the COVID-19 crisis. It can rapidly create large amounts of jobs and involves far-reaching value chains of small and large businesses. In 2015, the sector accounted for 11-13% of global GDP. It is indeed a major employer: 7% of total global employment or 220 million jobs depend on it. Globally, USD 4.5 trillion were spent on construction and renovation of buildings in 2018.  
Post date: 11 Μάιος 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

As recovery packages are developed at EU and national levels, local and regional authorities are urging for a systemic change, putting Climate Action at the core of the COVID 19 Recovery.   In an Open Letter published on May 5th, members of the Covenant of Mayors – Europe Board are calling upon EU decision makers to turn the current crisis into an opportunity for the acceleration of the energy transition towards climate neutrality.  
Post date: 11 Μάιος 2020
Type: Publication

The Covid-19 pandemic has tested all aspects of our society: families and individuals in confinement, communities in collective self-isolation and local, national and international authorities struggling to manage the omnipresent effects of the crisis. Now is not the time to give up on our planet. Now is the time to unite for a more sustainable future.  
Post date: 8 Μάιος 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

As businesses and investors having energy efficiency and energy demand reduction at the heart of our activities, we look forward to seeing Europe’s global climate leadership translated in green measures which will lead to a sustainable recovery through stimulus packages. We strongly believe that the Renovation Wave as part of the EU Green Deal is a great opportunity to promote a European based industry, with technologies and expertise able to serve the renovation demand locally.
Post date: 8 Μάιος 2020
Type: Publication

For nearly 25 years, IMT has partnered with government, business, and philanthropy to explore the frontier of action to improve the spaces where we live, work, and play. Our innovations have helped policymakers reduce carbon emissions and energy costs across billions of square feet of real estate in major U.S.
Post date: 8 Μάιος 2020
Type: Publication

The Commission has opened a four-week public consultation for feedback on draft rules to establish a new EU financing mechanism to support renewable energy projects. The main objective of this mechanism is to enable Member States to work more closely together in order to achieve their individual and collective renewable energy targets.
Post date: 7 Μάιος 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Slovenia, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), describing among other things:  
Post date: 6 Μάιος 2020
Type: Publication