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Summer newsletter of project Task 59 is out!   The contents are the following:  
Post date: 7 Sep 2020
Type: News

Looking for something to keep the little ones busy?   Check out this video reading the International Passive House Association made of the children's book "We are Building a Passive Solar House" by Martina Feirer and Alexandra Frankel.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2020
Type: Link

August 2020 newsletter of RESTORE project is out!   The contents are the following:
Post date: 1 Sep 2020
Type: News

Sustainable Places is the only annual international conference focused on showcasing results of EU projects on innovation for the built environment. The 8th edition, Sustainable Places 2020 (27-30 October 2020), will be held over four days in virtual format to facilitate thematic presentations and fruitful discussion on topics such as circular economy, digital twins, BIPV, local energy communities, sustainable digital infrastructure, etc.
Post date: 1 Sep 2020
Type: News

Europe is known for its valuable built environment, which includes many historic homes and beautiful buildings. But peel back this façade and you’ll find that many are grossly inefficient. In fact, Europe’s buildings consume 40% of all the energy used across the continent and, in doing so, are responsible for 36% of all CO2 emissions.  
Post date: 28 Aug 2020
Type: News

Contents are the following:   Focus on: EU building policy   A Guidebook to European Building Policy: Key legislation and initiatives Highlights  
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: News

SBE21 Heritage warmly welcomes contributions from different research fields.   We are looking forward to receiving submissions covering best practices of energy retrofit in the built heritage sector, conservation-compatible solutions, methodologies for a multidisciplinary design process with a focus on regional development and the Alpine Space in particular, and policy and decision–making tools and guidelines.   Topics:
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: News

The H2020 project BIMplement has published its final brochure, illustrating the results of the project.   The brochure gives an overview of the project, its results and more detailed information.  
Post date: 25 Aug 2020
Type: Publication

The purpose of this roadmap is to support a common language and vision for the complete decarbonisation of the buildings across their life cycle and to support the development of national or subnational strategies and policies, including for example, Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). It outlines the range of actions that stakeholders can take in the short, medium and long term to achieve a built environment that is zero-emission, efficient and resilient.
Post date: 24 Aug 2020
Type: Publication

August 2020 newsletter is out!   Contents are the following: News
Post date: 24 Aug 2020
Type: News