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Eco-friendly smart doors for non-residential building fire protection
Post date: 13 Feb 2020
Type: Link

At today's renovation rate of around 1% of buildings per year, a timely transition of the EU building sector towards climate-neutral levels by 2050 cannot be ensured. To accelerate energy efficiency investments in this area, the European Commission has intensified its efforts in recent years, with specific calls to strengthen the existing financial framework, increase funding levels, diversify types of financial models and explore new supporting mechanisms.
Post date: 4 Feb 2020
Type: Publication

The commercial (i.e. non-residential) buildings, public buildings and urban areas are the fastest growing energy consuming sectors and a key area where the CO2 reduction could be achieved in a cost-effective manner. This is mainly due to the growth of the service sector and urbanisation and their associated demand for heating, cooling ventilation (HVAC), ICT services, lighting, mobility, etc..
Post date: 13 Dec 2019
Type: News

The Government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a “Future Homes Standard” for England, to be operable from 2025. There are to be proposed interim measures applicable from 2020. The aim is to ensure that new build homes in England will be future-proofed, with low carbon heating and world-leading levels of energy efficiency.  
Post date: 10 Dec 2019
Type: News

Il Programma KlimaFactory di CasaClima è un’iniziativa di supporto per le aziende che vogliono migliorare le proprie performance energetiche e mantenere il proprio standard di qualità, ma con un impiego minore di energia.   Nel contesto di KlimaFactory vengono evidenziati i potenziali di risparmio energetico in funzione di benchmark di riferimento e indicate misure di efficientamento a seconda della tipologia di utilizzo dell’edificio.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: Tool

After acquiring 2 hectares of parcels that were formerly composed of scrap yards, the L'OREAL Group's Research & Innovation site has built (2018) its new research laboratory, the L6, with a twofold objective: environmental excellence and employee well-being.   Chemists, biochemists or biomechanics will join this new building of 5,000 m² spread over three levels.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: Case

The overarching ambition of the ALDREN initiative is to consolidate, promote and implement an extended harmonized procedure, based on the European Common Voluntary Certification Scheme for non-residential buildings (EVCS) and a set of relevant instruments, in order to support building deep renovation operations, all along the process, tackling its organizational, financial and technical components issues. In line with the development of the EVCS, the primary scope is focused on non-residential buildings (especially offices and hotels).  
Post date: 26 Mar 2019
Type: Link

The building stock in the EU Member States is relatively old, on average 21.6% of the building stock was built before 1945, 45.4% was built before 1969 and 75.4% before 1990. With the exception of Cyprus, Ireland, and Luxembourg, the proportion of residential building stock  built after 2000 is below 25%.
Post date: 4 Mar 2019
Type: News

Aeropolis is an urban UFO. Its compact form sits square on street alignment south just to show it does belong there, discretely steps back west liberating a sunny plaza like a breather off the busy boulevard, and humbly aligns its cornice levels with the massive KINETIX next door. The resulting built form wraps itself around a federating patio ensuring optimal daylight entry for all occupants. So it is a respectful UFO.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2018
Type: Case

Buildings 2030 is hosting the launch of the impact modelling study conducted by Buildings Performance Institute Europe focused on assessing and monetizing the impact of schools, offices and hospitals on our health, wellbeing and productivity.   Event Programme 1. Welcome from Buildings 2030 by Rodolphe Nicolle, Executive Director, Buildings 2030.
Post date: 21 Nov 2018
Type: Event