The public buildings sector has an enormous potential for energy savings. However, in the last years the retrofitting rate in the building sector has been far too low, and public buildings are no exception.
Post date: 18 Oct 2019
Organisers aim to keep, to the best level possible, equilibrium between applicants from different countries and organisations by screening registration requests before accepting them.
You are kindly requested to limit participation to maximum two people per organisation.
Post date: 6 Aug 2019
The 2019 SBE Conference in Cardiff will take place in a city centre location over 2 days on the 24th and 25th September 2019. The conference will include a series of key note speaker presentations, break-out sessions, workshops, a climate change round table debate and limited number of ‘on location’ visits demonstrating best practice.
Post date: 2 Jul 2019
The metabolism of the world's economy visualised. Click on the link to have a look how much we extracted, added to our stocks (buildings, infrastructures, etc.) and got rid of, in the form of emissions and waste, over the 20th century.
Post date: 2 Apr 2019
“With the knowledge database, we make available valuable expertise and numerous publications, which we produced in cooperation with national and international partners in more than two decades. It merges the results of the three EU funded SDH projects SDHtake-off, SDHplus and SDHp2m as well as several national projects,” says Thomas Pauschinger from the Steinbeis Research Institute Solites, coordinator of the SDHp2m project.
Post date: 27 Nov 2018
Post date: 24 Sep 2018
How many Earths would we need if everyone in the world lived the average lifestyle in your country?
We are using 1.7 Earths.
We use more ecological resources and services than nature can regenerate through overfishing, overharvesting forests, and emitting more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than ecosystems can absorb. Earth Overshoot Day marks the date when we (all of humanity) have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the entire year. In 2018, it has fallen on August 1.
Post date: 7 Aug 2018
The Welsh Government EU Office and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability will hold the 26th Breakfast at Sustainability's (B@S) on Tuesday 21 November 2017 in Brussels (Belgium) on the topic of innovative urban waste reduction strategies – the UrbanWINS approach.
Post date: 6 Nov 2017
Post date: 31 Oct 2017
Information Day and brokerage event on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020, Challenge "Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials" - 2018 calls will take place on 8 and 9 November 2017 in Brussels, in the European Commission's Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi 170. The event targets potential applicants to the 2018 calls for project proposals.
Post date: 30 Oct 2017