Environmental issues related to buildings

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The congress will be held as 100% online on October 14-20, 2020   IMPORTANT DATES - Abstract Submission Deadline: EXTENDED until September 7, 2020 - Notification of Acceptance, within 1-3 weeks after the receipt of abstract   Topics   ENF 01 - Novel and Efficient Technologies for Energy Production   Renewable   
Post date: 28 Aug 2020
Type: Event

Le vendredi 5 juin, la Plateforme des Acteurs pour le Réemploi d’Eléments de Construction à Bruxelles a rencontré Emmanuel Mossay, expert en économie circulaire chez Ecores, Groupe One et à l’Institut Eco-conseil et également, professeur-invité en économie régénérative dans plusieurs universités (ULB, UCLouvain, ULiège, UNamur)  et Hautes Ecoles (Henallux, ICHEC, EPHEC) et administrateur de la
Post date: 27 Aug 2020
Type: News

Covid-19   Adapting to the current situation, we have implemented a rigorous protocol of specific health and safety measures to return with all the guarantees. Consult all the details and the necessary conditions that we will have to establish for the celebration of the events.   Read more  
Post date: 27 Aug 2020
Type: Event

Tuesday 15 September, 15:30 – 16:15 CET / 14:30 – 15:15 BST   As regulatory pressure mounts, it is imperative that banks have a clear plan to address climate risks, and to finance a green agenda. Join our experts as they discuss how banks can implement a successful climate risk management strategy.  
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Event

30 SEPTEMBER 2020 | 10h00-11h30   ZOOM, online Webinar Platform   Cerame-Unie has launched a Cycle of Webinars on Circular Economy. The Kick-Off Webinar Opportunities of Circular Economy for the Ceramic Industry, under the European Green Deal, provided an overview of the contribution of the Ceramic Industry to Circular Economy and gathered more than 170 participants.  
Post date: 24 Aug 2020
Type: Event

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

The EU economy is forecasted to shrink by 7.4% this year with an uneven economic impact across the EU and the different economic sectors. The HVAC sector, which stared 2020 over expectations according to many industry representatives, was not among the most hit sectors during the crisis, although the impact of recession in the construction sector is yet to be seen. Still, as a key sector providing key equipment and services for crucial facilities, the HVAC and building sectors shall remain a strategic player in the post-covid economy and society.  
Post date: 18 Aug 2020
Type: News

This year, the 24th annual In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce will take place online for the very first time! The con­fer­en­ce will run from 20 Septem­ber to 8 Oc­to­ber 2020 and includes a multitude of lectures, workshops and building tours! All ses­sions will be re­cor­ded and can be ac­cessed again after the con­fer­en­ce between 10 Oc­to­ber and 1 Novem­ber 2020. You can now dis­cov­er the pro­gramme here.   
Post date: 13 Aug 2020
Type: News

For someone outside the building sector, many of the shorthand symbols frequently used in Passive House related content – including educational videos, press releases, webinars, and even some of our other blog posts – can be quite confusing. What the heck is a U-value? What are all those different subscripts? And what the heck is this symbol -> Ψ? Don’t fret. We will get into all of those, as well as an explanation regarding their relevance to Passive House design in this handy guide!
Post date: 13 Aug 2020
Type: Link

Women Driving the Passive House Industry is the International Passive house Association's newest interview series which aims to highlight the remarkable women working in the Passive House community. The iPHA team interviewed a handful of the many women who’ve contributed substantially to the growth of the Passive House Standard around the world. Here’s our fourth interview featuring Bronwyn Barry.
Post date: 13 Aug 2020
Type: Link