#22 Newsletter includes:
Post date: 3 Sep 2019
The Passive House standard was defined and put into practice for the first time in Darmstadt in 1991 almost three decades ago. Next October 2019, the 23rd International Passive House Conference will take place for the first time outside Europe, in Gaobeidian, China. Before that, in May this year the passive-house pioneering city of Heidelberg hosted the Better Building!
Post date: 17 Jul 2019
SSPCR 2019 aims to answer the question on how can we maximize the impact of academic research, the scaling-up and replicability opportunities of pilot projects, and the added value of local bottom-up initiatives, in relation to complex challenges posed by the smart city/region approach?
Therefore, building projects that wish to put their work in a larger (urban or regional scale) will find in this conference the right audience.
Post date: 16 Jul 2019
2020 is a major milestone of the European energy & climate policy framework. The latest trends in final energy consumption have shown that the main energy efficiency target of 20% overall energy efficiency improvement by 2020 could be missed.
By the end of 2019, the EU Member States will submit their final National Energy & Climate Plans, including targets for 2030 and strategies to achieve them.
Post date: 10 Jul 2019
The PARENT project’s final conference brought together political actors, researchers and civil society organisations concerned with energy and sustainability in Brussels on 4-5 June.
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
The Policy Conference of EUSEW 2019 will take place in Brussels between 18 and 20 June and is free of charge for all participants.
The conference will be hosted at three venues: the European Commission's Charlemagne and Berlaymont buildings, and the Residence Palace, all five minutes walking distance from one another.
The program includes:
-Joint Programming Platforms driving clean energy innovation
Post date: 7 May 2019
The Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum was first launched in 2014. In February 2019 a two-day event was held in which significant achievements and challenges in the evolution of this initiative were reviewed. Over 700 participants gathered for the event and alongside networking spaces, keynote speeches, and panel discussions, 30 research and implementation projects concerning sustainable energy and climate adaptation were presented.
Post date: 5 Apr 2019
KES International is pleased to invite contributions for SEB-19 taking place in Budapest, Hungary. SEB-19 invites participation and paper submissions across a broad range of sustainability and energy related topics relevant to the main theme of Sustainability in Energy and Buildings.
Applicable areas include:
Post date: 3 Apr 2019
The “Achieve Better Buildings!” Passive House Conference will take place in addition to this year’s International Passive House Conference in China.
Post date: 29 Mar 2019
To limit global warming to below 1.5˚C, net global anthropogenic carbon emissions must reach net zero by around 2040. This task in isolation is both daunting and challenging. However, broader concerns burden national responses to this crisis due to fears of supply disruption, economic instability and the need for greater energy security. In the face of multiple challenges planning for resilience has become an increasingly important global theme.
Post date: 28 Mar 2019