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In recent years, the term “circular economy” has become increasingly widespread and has also reached the construction industry. There are a variety of levers for implementing the concept in the construction and real estate sector. In the report “Circular Economy – Closing loops means being fit for the future“, the DGNB has gathered these levers and addresses the relevant stakeholders whose support and participation is required for a transition towards a circular economy.  
Post date: 31 Jul 2019
Type: News

Although the PropTech sector is certainly booming in Europe, fragmentation ad lack of transparency are key challenges affecting the transformation of the industry.  
Post date: 24 Jul 2019
Type: News

Population growth, urbanisation and climate changes show the built environment is facing great challenges. Professionals have a great responsibility in ensuring our future is sustainable.   In doing so we will also ensure real estate investments are future-proof.  
Post date: 24 Jul 2019
Type: News

Un­der the theme Pass­ive House world­wide this years in­ter­na­tion­al Pas­sice House con­fer­en­ce is tak­ing place in Gaobeidi­an/China.   Re­gister now for two days of in­spir­ing lec­tures and work­shops. As usu­al you will get the chance to roam through the at­tend­ant ex­hib­i­tion and get in touch with oth­er people at the first Pass­ive House con­fer­en­ce out of europe.    
Post date: 24 Jul 2019
Type: News

On the 19th of June, during the EU Sustainable Energy Week, project partners and participants of IMEAS and C-track 50 discussed how to achieve a better understanding of interactions between actors at various governance levels – a knowledge which represents a key element for a successful energy transition.   In different EU countries, different governance levels have dissimilar backgrounds, conflicting mechanisms, incentives and reporting tools.  
Post date: 24 Jul 2019
Type: News

After having reduced their energy consumption by 12% between 2004 and 2015, the RATP renewed its engagement to reduce energy consumption by obtaining the ISO 50001 certification in 2017, setting a new objective of -20% between 2015-2025.  
Post date: 17 Jul 2019
Type: News

Eiffage launches Sekoya, the first carbon & climate platform dedicated entirely to low-carbon materials and processes   Eiffage has made innovation and ecological transition two pillars of its strategic plan, and in partnership with the construction innovation specialist, Impulse Partners, is now rolling out Sekoya: a carbon & climate platform dedicated entirely to low-carbon materials and processes.  
Post date: 17 Jul 2019
Type: News

1. Hot water is made available as fast as or faster than with a conventional DHW circulation.   2. Direct hot water only to the faucet that has requested it.   3. No water wastage, you can enter the shower before opening the tap.  
Post date: 10 Jul 2019
Type: News

EIT Climate-KIC, along with several European stakeholders, is advocating for the alignment of the EU’s circular economy and digital agendas in a discussion paper published today.   The paper paves the way for a more extensive final study, scheduled to be published in late autumn 2019.  
Post date: 10 Jul 2019
Type: News

Cities to Be will be a highlight for the sustainable building sectors.   For the organizers of this event, Alliance HQE-GBC and Novabuild, Cities to Be intends to be the Congress of commitment, concrete solutions and action.   It will allow to discover ground feedbacks, to be informed on innovative projects, to share experiences, good practices and efficient solutions, to enhance European and international know-how.
Post date: 10 Jul 2019
Type: News