In a first step, the DGNB criteria for new buildings will be adapted to local peculiarities in Spain and tested in a pilot phase.
This adaptation should be completed by mid-2020. Other forms of certification of the DGNB, for example in the field of renovation, for buildings in use or for urban districts, will be available in Spain in the future as well.
Post date: 15 Jul 2019
Steven Borncamp (talking about the project) says: "We are trying to shift buyers’ mind-set from just looking at the home’s sales price to think about the total cost of ownership, including energy, health costs and also repair costs.
Post date: 12 Jul 2019
This month in RESTORE:
-Call for industry participation to Rethink Technology
-STSM Funding goes into its third round
-Regenerative Design lecture in Salzburg, Austria
Post date: 1 Jul 2019
What do occupants know really know and want from NZEBs?
The CoNZEBs team has compiled and conducted a survey in four countries (Germany, Denmark, Italy and Slovenia) to learn about the opinion of end-users in multi-family houses (NZEBs or other building energy performance levels) regarding:
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
“Renovation of buildings is by far the most cost-effective way to tackle the climate problem”, said Roel Vermeiren from the Flemish Energy Agency, speaking at the LIFE Platform meeting on Climate Action and the Building Sector on 17 June.
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
The project uses comprehensive Green Homes certifications to assess and recognize top performing residential projects incorporating sustainable construction principles.
Evidence from financial and technical modeling have proven that investing in energy efficiency and other green building attributes for homes:
Post date: 15 May 2019
Following the success of previous International Conference on Energy, Environment and Economics, 4th conference will be held in Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Lothians EH14 4AS, UK, 20-22 August 2019. ICEEE2019 focuses on energy, environment and economics of energy systems and their applications. Conference will provide forum for both researchers and academicians around the world to present original research papers.
Subjects in the scope of the conference are :
Post date: 13 May 2019
SEB-19 invites participation and paper submissions across a broad range of sustainability and energy related topics relevant to the main theme of Sustainability in Energy and Buildings.
Applicable areas include sustainable design and of buildings, neighbourhoods and cities (built and natural environment); optimisation and modelling techniques; smart energy systems for smart cities; green information communications technology; and well as a broad range of solar, wind, wave and other renewable energy topics.
Post date: 16 Apr 2019
YRSB19 – iiSBE Forum of Young Researchers in Sustainable Building takes place the 1st of July CESB19 from 2nd to 4th of July.
The main conference topics are:
-Buildings and climate change
Design strategies for energy efficient and climate-friendly buildings, design optimization tools, integrated design approach, best practice case studies
Post date: 16 Apr 2019
KES International is pleased to invite contributions for SEB-19 taking place in Budapest, Hungary. SEB-19 invites participation and paper submissions across a broad range of sustainability and energy related topics relevant to the main theme of Sustainability in Energy and Buildings.
Applicable areas include:
Post date: 3 Apr 2019