Statistically, 40 percent of energy consumption and 36 percent of emissions come from buildings.
Although this has prompted energy efficiency to become one of the EU’s top priorities and led the EU to acknowledge that buildings are key to achieving its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95 percent by 2050, it is not always easy to encourage deep renovation.
Post date: 22 Jul 2019
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
Under the main topics of discussion, subjects of preservation and rehabilitation methodologies and technologies, as well the importance of the economic and social impacts of preservation practices are here covered as the main leading guidelines for the conference debate.
Post date: 8 May 2019
TEKTÓNICA – International Building and Construction Fair Is The Largest Portuguese Building and Construction Fair
TEKTÓNICA will continue to invest in growth sectors and themes:
Rehabilitation and Remodelling
Energy Efficiency and Sustainability in Construction
With the dedicated Exhibition TEK GREEN.
Post date: 9 Apr 2019
Programme: Sports Equipment / Location: Rue du champ de l'Eglise 73 - 1020 Brussels
Client: City of Brussels
Refurbishment Budget: (technical installations + energy envelope): € 3,49 M excl.VAT
Area: 6088 m² net / 8778 m² brut
Post date: 21 Mar 2019
Project creation, personal networking, the offering of services, the sharing of experiences and the reaching of inspirations is possible on Smart Cities development. Any possibility of building a future becomes real in Greencities due to an unique opportunity of networking with all the agents implied, in an environment that helps to inspire and develop the cities of the future.
Post date: 11 Jan 2019
The project STUNNING aims at building up a stakeholder community around a Renovation Hub designed as a knowledge sharing platform, providing information on innovative solutions for building renovation and novel business models for their adoption and large scale replication. The provided solutions involve affordable and adaptable refurbishment packages, taking into consideration the whole renovation value chain.
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
With the evolution of European societies, many places in our built environment (notably industrial, religious and military sites) have lost their original function. Through smart restoration, renovation or transformation these buildings and sites can find new, mixed or extended uses. As a result, their social, environmental and economic value can increase, while their cultural or historical significance is enhanced.
Post date: 25 Oct 2018
The EU-funded, Horizon 2020 project STUNNING, which promotes knowledge exchange and interaction in the field of energy-efficient building renovation, is conducting a survey on barriers for energy refurbishments to seek out answers and recommendations for the stagnant renovation rate in Europe. Based on the survey’s evaluation, STUNNING will provide insights on the processes that need to take place for the alleviation of the most common obstacles and market failures.
Post date: 5 Oct 2018
The event is hosted by P2ENDURE, a EU funded project that has received funding from the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 723391, and it is organised in conjunction with EENSULATE and ENVISION H2020 projects.
P2ENDURE aims to improve the availability and performance of energy saving solutions for deep renovation and transformation of vacant, obsolete or sub-optimal public buildings into dwellings. The project provides Plug & Play solutions which are:
Post date: 30 Aug 2018