Environmental issues related to buildings

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Zehn von zwölf deutschen Städten erreichten dabei mit "überdurchschnittlich gut" die zweithöchste von fünf Bewertungsstufen. Damit schneiden sie besser ab als der Großteil der 29 europäischen Metropolen, die bereits 2009 im European Green City Index untersucht wurden. Besonders stark sind die deutschen Städte bei Umweltstrategien, Wasser, Recycling und energieeffizienten Gebäuden. Allerdings gibt es auch Verbesserungsbedarf, zum Beispiel beim CO2-Ausstoß.Kernergebnisse des German Green City Index
Post date: 30 Jun 2011
Type: Publication

Post date: 28 Jun 2011
Type: Link

This brochure presents the properties of the different energy saving glazing solutions available, highlights the need for energy-efficient glazing in Europe and sheds light on the parameters to consider when choosing new windows. Example content in the brochure
Post date: 27 Jun 2011
Type: Publication

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Post date: 20 Jun 2011
Type: Event

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Post date: 5 Jun 2011
Type: Event

“We have had a dream about showing the market that energy-positive buildings are possible. We therefore built the test center in Bellenberg to try our own technologies in interaction with complementary solutions. In a world with many good intentions, we are proud to demonstrate that it actually is possible to build energy-positive buildings,” says Lars Hauk Ringvold, president of Hydro Building Systems.
Post date: 5 Jun 2011
Type: News

EESC President Staffan Nilsson launched the glossary. The conference was also attended by the director of the ACE, Adrian Joyce and Bernd Wolschner, president of the ECP. Vice President of the EESC Anna Maria Darmanin also participated in the conference, and the event was hosted by EESC TEN Section President Stéphane Buffetaut. There were discussions involving contributions from many experts in the field of sustainable construction, including non-governmental and national representatives, supplemented by senior officials from the European Commission.  
Post date: 23 May 2011
Type: News

About the Network The Network for Sustainable Construction and Innovation through Procurement is a growing European network of public authorities working together to: Find new, sustainable construction solutions, and Encourage innovation in construction procurement What does the Network do? The Network participants identify topics which are of most interest to them for their own construction activities.
Post date: 17 May 2011
Type: Link

On the 22nd and 23rd of  March was held the latest POWER HOUSE meeting between the Spanish and Italian public housing federations (AVS and Federcasa). The meeting, aimed at reviewing the financial sources for energy refurbishment, was jointly chaired by Ettore Isacchini, Federcasa’s  vice president and AVS’s President Francesc Villanueva.
Post date: 26 Apr 2011
Type: News

To honour the European forerunners in the field of energy efficiency, the “European Energy Service Initiative“ (EESI), an initiative coordinated by the Berliner Energieagentur, will bestow the “European Energy Service Award“ (EESA) for the sixth time. The Award comes in three categories: the Best Energy Service Promoter distinguishes active market facilitators that essentially
Post date: 15 Apr 2011
Type: News