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Renewable and waste heat resources are readily available in urban environments. A new generation of highly efficient district heating and cooling networks is needed to harvest these resources and use them to meet local energy demand.   How can these networks contribute to a cost-efficient and technically viable decarbonisation of the European DHC sector?    Speakers:
Post date: 9 Jul 2020
Type: News

Boosting economic recovery with energy efficiency – this is the focus of the next European Energy Efficiency Conference from 24 – 26 February 2021 in Wels/Austria.   What is it all about?  
Post date: 9 Jul 2020
Type: News

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 second interview featuring Anne Vogt.
Post date: 7 Jul 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 first interview featuring Ann-Marie Fallon.
Post date: 7 Jul 2020
Type: Link

Check the link to watch the full interview!
Post date: 3 Jul 2020
Type: Link

Researchers at ETH Zurich have created a machine that controls the setting rate of concrete to offer a "seamless transition between casting and 3D printing" so that structures can be made that use less material.   The system called Fast Complexity combines two existing technologies for creating concrete forms – 3D printing concrete and casting into formwork.  
Post date: 2 Jul 2020
Type: News

History of EuroACE  
Post date: 2 Jul 2020
Type: Link

SUSTAINABLE FUTURES - LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND   Our goal is to promote, discuss, develop and showcase architecture as a crucial tool to achieving the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. We will share good solutions and ensure that the 17 Goals are inseparable and interlinked. We must start now, and we must include everyone. In this sense, the UIA World Congress of Architects in 2023 has already begun, and you are invited to join by sharing your best solutions.
Post date: 2 Jul 2020
Type: Link

As a major component of the Paris-Saclay energy strategy, the heating and cooling network of the Urban Campus is an ambitious project mobilizing local renewable energies and integrated into a vast intelligent multi-energy network. Since 2019, the infrastructure has been selected as a European demonstrator of 5th generation networks as part of the European D2Grids project. An interview with Nicolas Eyraud, Project Director for the "heating and cooling network" project at the Innovation Strategy Department, EPA Paris-Saclay.
Post date: 2 Jul 2020
Type: News

In line with the challenges of the energy transition and its innovation approach, BRGM has set up an experimental platform that is unique in France, dedicated to research and development of surface geothermal exchangers. This project is part of the process of setting up a European energy efficiency cluster in the Centre-Val de Loire region. It is co-financed by the Centre-Val de Loire Region and the ERDF (European Regional Development Fund).  
Post date: 2 Jul 2020
Type: News