Environmental issues related to buildings

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In the past weeks, WBCSD has participated in several events centered around how the building sector is key to reviving the global economy and the importance of reinforcing sustainability going forward.   During the 11th annual World Green Building Week and Climate Week New York, there was an unequivocal consensus among all participating organizations that we need to build our way out of the social and financial crisis provoked by COVID-19, without losing sight of our net-zero targets.  
Post date: 10 Nov 2020
Type: News

The Horizon 2020 project BIM4Ren investigates its use and potential in renovation projects, through easy-to-use tools, to achieve the EU energy targets for the European building stock.   
Post date: 5 Nov 2020
Type: Event

ESDEIC Green and Circular Economy, Sustainable Development and Energy International Research -online- Confrerence   26-27/11/2020    The 2nd Green and Circular Economy, Sustainable Development and Energy International Conference (ESDEIC) provides a permanent and multidisciplinary knowledge international network on the topics of economy, sustainable development, and energy.  
Post date: 5 Nov 2020
Type: Event

Research for a better future   Renewable Energy forms one of the pillars for delivering a global sustainable environment and the commitment to climate change targets.  
Post date: 3 Nov 2020
Type: Event

La 2ème édition de la Conférence Construction de GreenWin, organisée en partenariat avec le CSTC et la CCW, aura lieu en deux sessions digitales, les 19 novembre de 10h à 13h et 3 décembre prochains de 10h à 12h30, afin de prendre en compte les restrictions et contraintes sanitaires imposées par la lutte contre le COVID19.  
Post date: 3 Nov 2020
Type: Event

Starting March 2022, any new building in Israel will be constructed according to the national green standards.   "We are pioneers and very proud of this," said Ran Avraham, head of the green building unit at the Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection (MoEP), referring to the new mandatory sustainable construction legislation.  
Post date: 2 Nov 2020
Type: News

Tuesday November 10th, 2020 at 12:00-14:30 UTC/GMT   Progressing the scientific basis of indoor environmental quality is essential to understand which aspects can be better optimised to substantially reduce energy use in buildings. In recent years, IEA Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) international research projects have been investigating for this purpose both indoor air quality and thermal comfort.  
Post date: 2 Nov 2020
Type: Event

Join the team from the International Passive House Association (iPHA) for their new series: iPHA Q&A with PHI! Once a month, iPHA will sit down with experts from different departments at the Passive House Institute (PHI) to hear about the work they do, what they offer and how you can make the most of those offerings!  
Post date: 30 Oct 2020
Type: Event

The untapped / hidden benefits of environmental policies are huge, this piece of research showcases and places a monetary value on the added benefits to our health, society and the economy that environmental investments and policy linked to energy efficiency can bring.  
Post date: 27 Oct 2020
Type: Publication

For decades, companies have relied on disposable plastic packaging to bag and contain products worldwide.  
Post date: 27 Oct 2020
Type: News