Dr Christoph Gürtler, Prof Walter Leitner and Dr Berit Stange have have proven that CO2 currently emitted by industries to the atmosphere could be turned into tangible and marketable materials for future products. Researchers and industry have joined forces to turn industrial waste gases (mixed CO/CO2 steams) into intermediates for polyurethane plastics for rigid foams/building insulation and coatings.
Post date: 27 Nov 2019
Under this project, the development of a sophisticated Belgian calculator was essential in order to be able to build different low carbon scenarios for Belgium and to analyse some of their impacts.
This calculator will enable you:
Post date: 11 Nov 2019
Welcome to the Embodied Carbon and Circular Economy – act on it! online meeting. This Online Expert Meeting is part of One Click LCA’s Road Tour during the World Green Building Week.
This webinar is free and open to all interested parties. Organizers reserve right to reserve a preferential block of seats to One Click LCA users.
What you can expect from the 1.5 hours online meeting:
Post date: 9 Sep 2019
With 'My2050' the Belgian government aims to encourage a debate with all citizens (and pupils of the 3rd degree secondary in particular) on how we can make our society evolve towards a low carbon society by 2050.
-an insight into the possible changes in the different sectors (transport, buildings, industry, energy supply and agriculture);
Post date: 18 Jul 2019
The B3 Conference aims to launch an unprecedented momentum of bio-based building across local and regional authorities worldwide.
Over two days, creative and innovative initiatives of varying scales – from a building construction project to a regional development program - will be presented by project leaders, experts and professionals from both the public and private sectors to delegates from across the world.
Post date: 16 Jul 2019
In June 2018, the European Commission set up a Technical Expert Group on sustainable finance (TEG) to assist in four key areas of the Action Plan through the development of the following:
Post date: 9 Jul 2019
The conference aims to bring together all stakeholders involved in energy, climate planning and in the transition to a low carbon society: local, regional, national authorities, decision-makers, technicians, academia, NGOs, networks.
Post date: 21 Jun 2019
On 22 February, WorldGBC Europe responded to a consultation from the technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) on the development of the 'taxonomy' - an EU-wide classification system for environmentally sustainable economic activities. This follows on from the Commission's legislative proposal on an EU taxonomy in May 2018.
Post date: 25 Mar 2019
The second High-level meeting of the renewables section of the EU Clean Energy Industrial Forum took place in Brussels on 18th March at the European Commission headquarters building, the Berlaymont.
Post date: 20 Mar 2019
HOUSEFUL proposes an innovative paradigm shift towards a circular economy for the housing sector. The main goal is to develop and demonstrate an integrated systemic service (HOUSEFUL Service) composed of 11 circular solutions co-created by stakeholders in current housing value chain. The HOUSEFUL Service will aim at the circular management and efficient use of water, waste, energy and material resources for all stages of European building’s life-cycle.
Post date: 18 Mar 2019