net zero energy

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WHAT: A new forum to celebrate and learn from the leaders in business and finance who are investing in a zero carbon future through their buildings and products   WHEN: Oct 7-8, 2020   WHERE: Anywhere you are  
Post date: 5 Aug 2020
Type: Event

NZ20: The Net Zero 2020 Conference & Expo September 15 - 16, 2020  
Post date: 30 Jul 2020
Type: Event

EIT Climate-KIC is a Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC), working to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy. Supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, we identify and support innovation that helps society mitigate and adapt to climate change. We believe that a decarbonised, sustainable economy is not only necessary to prevent catastrophic climate change, but presents a wealth of opportunities for business and society.  
Post date: 21 Jul 2020
Type: Link

Considering the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   Living Future Europe  
Post date: 17 Jul 2020
Type: Event

World Green Building Week (21 – 25 September 2020) is World Green Building Council’s annual campaign that empowers us all to deliver greener buildings.   This year, we’re asking you to #ActOnClimate.  
Post date: 16 Jul 2020
Type: Event

This report presents a comparison of 8 scenarios achieving more than 50% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to 1990, and 16 scenarios aiming at climate neutrality by 2050, similar with the ambitions of the “European Green Deal”. This report summarises insights into similar and diverging elements of the scenarios on how the EU energy system may change by 2030 and by 2050, compared to today.
Post date: 17 Jun 2020
Type: Publication

The 2030 Framework for climate and energy sets a 40% cut in Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions compared to the 1990 level as an EU-wide target for 2030. To this end, the European Union (EU) has established clear legislative frameworks to reduce its energy demand.
Post date: 10 Jun 2020
Type: News

The Commitment The Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment (the Commitment) challenges companies, cities, states and regions to reach Net Zero operating emissions in their portfolios by 2030, and to advocate for all buildings to be Net Zero in operation by 2050.  
Post date: 9 Jun 2020
Type: Link

The 10 houses of Hem are the first homes rehabilitated in France to zero energy and any form of consumption guaranteed for 25 years. Energiesprong is an initiative initiated in the Netherlands in 2013. Vilogia tested in France the first prototypes of this approach on 10 houses built in 1950 in Hem near Lille. Vilogia aims to rehabilitate 500 homes over 5 years using the same method. The Energiesprong method is as follows: using the current technological tools (digital and industrial method) to rehabilitate a dwelling in 3 weeks.  
Post date: 7 May 2020
Type: Case

Can a building produce more energy than it consumes, exclusively from renewable sources? Certainly! This is demonstrated by the experience of Casa SN (named after its owners Sara and Nicola Berlanda) which has recently become the first building in Europe - and Italy - to be certified under the Zero Energy standard of the International Living Future Institute (ILFI).  
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: News