The purpose of this session, organised in the framework of EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), is to showcase specific Smart Specialisation advances in the area of energy (S3PEnergy) as well as to illustrate good examples of key thematic applications (e.g. energy efficiency, heating and cooling, sustainable construction, renewables, advanced manufacturing, etc.).
Post date: 31 May 2016
In April 2016, the European Commission (DG GROW) published this brochure to present an overview of how the construction sector plays an important role in the EU's economies.
The brochure explains EU actions in the areas of job creation, resource efficiency and sustainability, marketing construction products, safety and health, public-private partnerships and international trade.
More specifically, the brochure includes the following themes:
Post date: 12 May 2016
The Second International Conference on Concrete Sustainability will take place on 13-15 June 2016 at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, in Madrid, Spain, focusing on environmental impact reduction technologies, sustainability aspects of durability, environmental design, evaluation and systems, socio-economic aspects and case studies on sustainable concrete materials and structures.
More specifically, the Conference topics include the following:
Post date: 19 Feb 2016
A new study, Assessing the employment and social impact of energy efficiency, published in December 2015, shows that some 900 thousand people were employed in work relating to the supply of energy efficient goods and services in 2010.
Post date: 22 Dec 2015
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This guide from the Institute for Prospective Technological Studies of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission addresses public authorities and technologists that participate in tenders, in order to consider the energy efficiency and eco-design from the start of the planning process of the energy renovation of office buildings, proposing where necessary the integration of the life cycle analysis of the materials used for its rehabilitation.
Post date: 6 Oct 2015
This is the final report of the project MountEE – sustainable building in mountain regions, which supported communities in Sweden, the Alps and the Pyrenees, to achieve their objectives in the areas of sustainable building construction and renovation. The report contains the project’s final results, success stories and pilot buildings, as well as the people behind the project.
Post date: 7 Sep 2015
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Post date: 2 Sep 2015
In 2012 the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology and the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund launched the publication series “energy innovation austria”. These publications (published four times a year) provide insight into the Austrian energy research and present new concepts and innovative products in the field of forward-looking energy technologies. The articles are based on research projects funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology and the Climate and Energy Fund.
Post date: 18 Jun 2015