green / sustainable buildings

For a clearer picture of how housing providers across Europe are assessing and managing energy efficiency risk, the REVALUE project partners invite you to take part in this survey. Once the data has been gathered, results will be shared with participants to see where they stand compared to other housing providers.
Post date: 10 Sep 2018
Type: Link

The purpose of this report, and the guidance within it, is to empower businesses and individuals to make the business case for improving environmental and social impact activities and to enable them to measure and demonstrate the value their organisations derive from such practices. 11 value drivers were identified for built environment businesses. A value driver is defined as:
Post date: 29 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

The World Green Building Council's report Doing Right by Planet and People: The Business Case for Health and Wellbeing in Green Building urges companies to make green improvements by highlighting the tangible economic benefits of green building and showcasing improved occupant satisfaction when companies implement new health, wellbeing and productivity features in existing green structures.
Post date: 29 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

There are currently hundreds of sustainability certifications for the built environment and the number is set to rise as the focus on certifying buildings continues to increase. This book provides a global overview of sustainable building certifications and an in-depth description, analysis and comparison of ten certification schemes based on their focus and strategic relevance to stakeholders in the built environment.
Post date: 29 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

Building Green is a growing event in Scandinavia with a mission to highlight the importance of sustainable building and thinking. Building Green was established in 2011 in Copenhagen and has developed into a unique platform for information, inspiration and ideas on the sustainable building industry. We need to translate sustainable visions into reality everywhere and Building Green allows you to explore these issues with the best actors in the field of sustainable building.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

Nowadays resources are running out quickly, it’s necessary to consider how the construction industry influences the environment using different materials and sources during all the building’s life cycle. For this reason, in every transformation phases it’s necessary to consider concepts as sustainability and green buildings. These are diffused from hundreds kind of green assessment tools, developed to measure sustainability goals in building sector and to compare the project with possible best practices or other green buildings.
Post date: 20 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

The second-year action Training School will be taking place in Málaga, Spain, on 15-19th October 2018. This School will bring together experience and high-level trainers and trainees to work in the digital implementation of Regenerative Sustainable Design principles in the transformation of existing sites. Via the use of freeware digital parametric modelling, the challenges are to improve outdoor microclimate qualities and the indoor wellbeing, operating a transformation that responds to the criteria of Circular Economy.
Post date: 19 Jul 2018
Type: Event

The RESTORE COST Action affects a paradigm shift towards restorative sustainability for new and existing buildings across Europe, promoting forward thinking and multidisciplinary knowledge, leading to solutions that celebrate the richness of design creativity while enhancing users’ experience, comfort, health, wellbeing and satisfaction inside and outside buildings, and in harmony with urban and natural ecosystems, reconnecting users to nature.
Post date: 17 Jul 2018
Type: Event

IRSEC’18 is an IEEE technically co-sponsored conference. All papers will be submitted to IEEE for potential inclusion in IEEE Xplore. Best Paper Awards The conference will have Best Student Paper Award and the Best Student Poster Award, which will be announced and bestowed at the conference closing session. The announcement of the student achievement will be visible on the conference webpage of IRSEC’18, indicating the achievement of the student and their home university.
Post date: 17 Jul 2018
Type: Event

Greenbuild Europe, Human X Nature is the flagship event for sustainability professionals: Greenbuild Europe is the premier annual conference for European green building professionals. Attendees worldwide across a variety of industries—including architecture, engineering and design—participate in Greenbuild Europe to share best practices, time-tested solutions and innovative strategies to advance healthy, high-performance buildings.
Post date: 13 Jul 2018
Type: Event