Environmental issues related to buildings

A new generation of infrastructure projects that harness the power of nature can help achieve development goals, including water security and climate resilience, according to a new report from the World Bank and World Resources Institute. Both organizations are calling for green infrastructure, such as mangroves and wetlands, to play a bigger role in traditional infrastructure planning.  
Post date: 20 Sep 2019
Type: Publication

The EU Commission has been developing Level(s) - a framework of macro-objectives and indicators aiming to help building professionals to report on the environmental performance of buildings. As well as energy and material impacts, Level(s) provides a framework for reporting the quality of the indoor environment achieved with these resources, including air quality, thermal comfort, climate change resilience and life cycle cost/value.  
Post date: 19 Sep 2019
Type: Publication

Registration is now open for the Seventh Green Growth Knowledge Platform Annual Conference (GGKP7), which will focus on the theme of “Achieving Global Green Energy Transformation”.  
Post date: 17 Sep 2019
Type: Event

The EnDurCrete project is a newly launched research project supported by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme for Research and Innovation (Call H2020-NMBP-2017-two-stage, Project No. 760639) which started in January 2018 with a duration of 42 months.
Post date: 11 Sep 2019
Type: News

As you know, the Create project container was successfully installed on the demo site in Warsaw, Poland. But how do you transport the container? Just watch, the whole process was captured on camera!   What is the CREATE project?
Post date: 11 Sep 2019
Type: Link

In the 2050 EU Energy Strategy, the EU has set a long-term goal for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80-95% when compared to 1990 levels, in line with the efforts of the Paris Agreement to limit the temperature increase to 1.5° above pre-industrial levels.   In order to achieve this ambitious goals, public authorities at all levels need the  technical know-how and resources to develop long-term climate and energy actions.  
Post date: 10 Sep 2019
Type: Event

RE4 project was presented at the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019.   For that occasion, FENIX TNT has designed a new flyer about RE4 elements. Now, you can learn more about the RE4 elements and see how the idea of using CDW for high-quality construction components is turned into reality!   Just take a look and be sure we will keep you updated on the further development of our project!  
Post date: 10 Sep 2019
Type: Link

RE4 is a collaborative research project of 13 partner institutions from science and industry-funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program.  
Post date: 10 Sep 2019
Type: Link

E4 consortium is delighted to introduce the fourth edition of the project newsletter. In this edition of the newsletter, you can find information about the developed RE4 elements, a detailed description of the manufacturing process of the RE4 timber façade panel and the production of the RE4 extruded tiles.   You can also learn about upcoming and recent events of RE4 project.  
Post date: 10 Sep 2019
Type: News

We spend up to 90 percent of our time in buildings. This should already be a sufficient argument to make sure that buildings are not only understood as functional places to reside, but also as an environment, with people as the central focus. Buildings have a massive impact on our health, ability to recuperate and our productivity.  
Post date: 7 Sep 2019
Type: Publication