Environmental issues related to buildings

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On 29 May 2020 in the framework of its digital General Assembly, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) presented its 2019 Annual Report & 2020 Outlook, summarising the organisation‘s activities for the previous year and plans for the future.   
Post date: 10 Jun 2020
Type: Publication

The Advancing Net Zero (ANZ) Status Report 2020 highlights leadership action from GBCs and the building and construction sector towards achieving total sector decarbonisation.   We showcase action from across our Green Building Council (GBC) network including the 27 GBCs participating in WorldGBC’s global Advancing Net Zero project, as well as signatories to the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment (the Commitment).   Included in the report are:
Post date: 9 Jun 2020
Type: Publication

Buildings account for more than one-third of global carbon emissions. Five years after the Paris Climate Agreement, it is high time to act. To facilitate this process, the IGBC call on Irish businesses and cities to take a leadership role and to sign up to the Advancing Net Zero Commitment. The commitment, which aims to see 100% uptake of net zero carbon buildings by 2050, challenges businesses and cities to ensure that all buildings they own, occupy and/or develop operate at net zero carbon by 2030.  
Post date: 9 Jun 2020
Type: News

EBC, FIEC and UIPI published a joint statement on 25th May 2020, expressing their support for the green “Superbonus” – a 110% tax discount for energy and anti-seismic renovations – recently proposed by the Italian government to relaunch the construction and real estate sectors, highly impacted by the economic repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic.  
Post date: 5 Jun 2020
Type: News

The report demonstrates the urgent need to increase the pace and scale of investment into the energy efficiency and resilience of UK residential buildings and sets out a portfolio of financial solutions to catalyse take-up on a national scale, with the potential to contribute substantially to a post-Covid-19 green and inclusive economic recovery.  
Post date: 4 Jun 2020
Type: Publication

En raison des mesures de confinement du Covid-19, veuillez vérifier le statut et conditions de l'événement sur la page Web des organisateurs.   Congrès Hlm 2020 : réussir une relance responsable  
Post date: 3 Jun 2020
Type: Event

Slipstream is a nonprofit that creates, tests, delivers and scales the next generation of energy efficiency and renewable energy programs that move us farther, faster toward a clean energy economy. We partner with utilities, local and state governments, regulatory agencies and other organizations to inspire new solutions to big energy challenges. Since 1980, we have demonstrated “what’s next” in programs and technologies. We are an established and trusted trailblazer in the industry.  
Post date: 3 Jun 2020
Type: Link

FAçade bio-CArbon based anti UV coating to prevent DEterioration of wooden buildings Dressing buildings in new anti-UV skins  
Post date: 3 Jun 2020
Type: Link

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.  
Post date: 3 Jun 2020
Type: Event

We are pleased to announce that the International Energy Agency will hold its 5th Annual Global Conference on Energy Efficiency on 23 June 2020. This virtual conference will draw together a high-level audience from around the world and is structured as a set of thematic webinars across the day, allowing people in different parts of the world to participate.  
Post date: 26 May 2020
Type: Event