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The Energy Agency of Plovdiv mentoring smart finance for private buildings and mapping thermographic of built environment through drone thanks to the Prospect programme.   Thanks to the H2020 project PROSPECT, a first-class peer-to-peer learning programme focusing on innovative financing schemes for decarbonisation, the Energy Agency of Plovdiv (EAP) has met with representatives of two community-based energy organizations and the Hungarian municipality of Pétfürdö in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, on 17th-18th September.
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: News

Building bioclimatic infrastructures in Reunion Island and, more generally, in the DROMs and COMs (formerly DOM-TOM) requires a certain perseverance. Between standards and regulations that are often inadequate, Antoine Perrau gives us an overview of the situation, while highlighting the solutions that work. Interview.  
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: News

Cube2020 is the contest for use and energy savings organised by IFPEB. For 1 year, users of candidate buildings commit to reducing their energy consumption, mobilising their teams on the challenge of an efficient building and carrying out awareness-raising actions.  
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: News

The ambition of this dossier is to gather a series of testimonies that illustrate, in all their dimensions, the challenges related to construction in a hot climate. Since the concept of "hot climate" does not appear in the typologies traditionally used by climatologists, it is necessary, as a preamble, to present the reasons that motivated the choice of such a geographical perimeter.  
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: News

The modern building is nothing like its ancestors. The concept of architecture has seen a myriad of periods and experiences, from the classical and the neo-classical to Roman and Victorian tastes.   In the olden times, builders would focus on developing extravagant buildings. Today, however, the idea is to create sustainable and energy-efficient establishments. The One Angle Square building in Manchester is among the best examples of sustainable construction.  
Post date: 25 Sep 2019
Type: News

Join the #BuildTheFuture-Event in Copenhagen on October, 28th. This day is aimed to give visibility to actors in the field of sustainable building and offer opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences with pioneering doers. Join this day to widen your network on an international scale and find like-minded persons to drive sustainable building.  
Post date: 25 Sep 2019
Type: News

Participate at the three day course in Copenhagen from October 29th - 31st and become an DGNB expert.     During 3 days you will learn about sustainable design and quality control in construction from a holistic life cycle perspective, taking environmental as well as economic and social criteria into consideration. Thereby an overview of the DGNB Criteria is given and relevant topics and background knowledge will be discussed in detail.  
Post date: 25 Sep 2019
Type: News

The fourth and last PROSPECT learning cycle on innovative financing for local energy and climate projects will start this November 2019, following an ongoing 2-step recruitment process of mentors and mentees.   The first step, calling for mentors during the summer, resulted in the applications of more than 20 cities, regions and energy agencies (local and regional), from 13 different EU countries.  
Post date: 25 Sep 2019
Type: News

The prestigious titles of European Green Capital (EGCA) and European Green Leaf (EGLA) are awarded every year to  European cities for their commitment to environmental, social and economic sustainability. The European Commission’s competition to find the next winner of the EGCA and EGLA titles are open for applications.  
Post date: 18 Sep 2019
Type: News

As one of the most important global congresses on urban agenda, sustainable cities and human settlements, as well as an observance of Urban October, GFHS 2019 was successfully held on 5-6 September at UN Conference Center in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Dr. Eng. Seleshi Bekele, Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy of Ethiopia, Mr. Raila Odinga, former Prime Minister of Kenya, High Representative for Infrastructure Development at the African Union Commission, and Mr.
Post date: 18 Sep 2019
Type: News