Environmental issues related to buildings

Concept   In industrial and service sectors, energy efficiency investments are often not implemented due to a combination of factors and barriers faced by the actor involved. Even for enterprises that are subject to mandatory audits, the recommendations are often not implemented due to those factors and barriers.  
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Type: Link

A wide diffusion of green envelopes in cities can be an opportunity to improve urban environment conditions and reduce negative effects of climate change.   The green roof system is a widespread solution adopted all over the world due to the relative simplicity of installation and the large private and social benefits provided.  
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Concept:    SustaiNAVility was born as a promoter of this plan in the area of energy efficiency, in particular supporting the goal of the plan of “Reducing 30% consumption of primary energy with respect to the figures projected by the EU for 2020 in energy efficiency”.    
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Concept:   C-Track 50 aims to mobilise and guide public authorities at a local and regional level, in order to achieve climate resilience and carbon neutrality by 2050.   Objectives:    1-Enhancing the cooperation between the different levels of governances, both at the vertical and horizontal level, in 11 European countries
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Link

The international conference, belonging to the Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) series of conferences, is organized by Politecnico di Milano with four international organizations:   – International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB, cibworld.nl) – International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment (iiSBE, iisbe.org)
Post date: 7 Jun 2019
Type: Event

This session will bring together experiences from four Horizon 2020 projects ( BIMplement , BIMCert , BIMeet , Net­UBIEP ) working with BIM as a training tool and developing qualification frameworks in order to deliver a high quality performing built result.  
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: Event

Across Europe, 90 million children and young people spend their weekdays in schools, colleges and universities. More than one in three of the working population is office-based.   And every year, 90 million patients spend more than a week on average in hospitals. Yet the impact of the indoor environment on people's health, well-being and performances is not well understood or adequately addressed in EU.  
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: News

The workshop will include three main sessions: -Bringing solutions together: voluntary certification schemes and other integrated approaches in support of deep renovation of buildings -Architects feedback on testing Level(s) -Up-­skilling the AEC industry to deliver high quality energy efficient retrofitting with BIM learning tools  
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: Event

  Drastically lowering energy consumption in buildings – and indeed, developing nearly-zero energy buildings (nZEBs) and positive-energy (or ‘smart’) buildings that can interact with the grid – is a cornerstone of Europe’s climate and energy policy.  
Post date: 4 Jun 2019
Type: News

Registration is free through EventBrite   Further information at alexis.david@ectp.org  
Post date: 3 Jun 2019
Type: Event