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Putting EU Green Deal in Action: Upscaling sustainable home renovation with innovative financing tools Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of Europeans are spending nearly 100% of their time indoors. It is time to take a closer look at the energy efficiency, comfort and health of our homes and apartment buildings.  
Post date: 21 Apr 2020
Type: News

Sustainable development builds on people in integrated, inclusive societies that develop in partnership and foster dialogue among all parties - being ‘smarter together’. It equally builds on modern technologies and constant innovation as key ingredients at the service of people, societal development and economic transformation.  
Post date: 21 Apr 2020
Type: Link

This Communication sets out a European Green Deal for the European Union (EU) and its citizens. It resets the Commission’s commitment to tackling climate and environmental-related challenges that is this generation’s defining task. The atmosphere is warming and the climate is changing with each passing year. One million of the eight million species on the planet are at risk of being lost. Forests and oceans are being polluted and destroyed.  
Post date: 21 Apr 2020
Type: Link

Upskilling building sector professionals, the linchpin for an effective renovation wave (EU Green Deal): showcasing CEN-CE scheme The EU-funded CEN-CE project has set up standard-based qualification and training schemes in energy efficient construction for heating and cooling professionals.  
Post date: 20 Apr 2020
Type: Event

The European Green Deal aims to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. As energy production and use account for more than 75% of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions.   In order to meet our climate objectives, while also guaranteeing secure and affordable energy for consumers, we need to better link up our energy system and exploit the synergies enabled by an integrated energy system.  
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: News

Prices took a substantial hit at the beginning of March, falling between 15-30% across key markets compared to average prices in February, but have largely recovered from March lows, said Pexapark, the provider of advisory services for clean energy Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). While this is good news, the episode has pointed to the importance of risk management for the renewable energy sector.  
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: News

Improving Local Energy and climate policy through quality management and certification
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: Link

Global consumption of materials such as biomass, fossil fuels, metals and minerals is expected to double in the next forty years, while annual waste generation is projected to increase by 70% by 2050.  
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

La plateforme MOOC Bâtiment Durable est une plateforme de formation dédiée au bâtiment durable. Elle est issue d’un projet collaboratif de l’ensemble des professionnels de la filière bâtiment, du Plan Bâtiment Durable et de l’ADEME.   Les objectifs de la plateforme sont les suivants :  
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: Link

What if every single act of design and construction made the world a better place?  
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: Link