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Webinar on RELaTED project: Integration of Industrial Waste Heat in District Heating

What’s new in District Heating Systems (DHs)? DHs have traditionally been designed to be operated with central energy production facilities and a variety of distributed consumption locations (dwellings, tertiary buildings, etc). In...

Thank you for participating in the Webinar on Long-Term Renovation Strategies

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!   Member States have until March 2020 to translate into national law all the new requirements from the EU energy efficiency...

RESTORE Industry Workshop WG4

This Call is also available here in German, in English and in Italian. The event will be in Italian and English, with the possibility of asking questions in German.   WHY RE-THINKING TECHNOLOGIES   Proper technology...

Building energy epidemiology as a tool to support European building energy performance improvement

What does the transition towards lowcarbon building stock mean for Europe?   European building stock is responsible for around a third of CO2 emissions, and the EU has set a target of 20 % reduction by 2020 and 60 % by...

The Energy Efficiency Work Programme for 2020 has just been published

With a total of 18 topics in these priority areas, the work programme features a new focus on "Buildings in energy transition", highlighting how decarbonisation of buildings constitute the major challenge of the next decade. At the same...

Un edificio capaz de absorber 8 toneladas de emisiones contaminantes

El edificio verde más grande de Europa estará en Londres. Desde Sheppard Robson lo han bautizado como Citicape House, una estructura que contará con una fachada viviente de 400.000 plantas que el estudio de arquitectura pretende usar como...

9th International Hemp Building Symposium

The 9th International Hemp Building Symposium will be held in the heart of the North Yorkshire countryside, Hornington Manor is a unique venue. The Grade II listed Manor was built in 1770 and has been lovingly restored to provide luxury...

Lyon-Confluence, urban planning for a low-carbon district, France - Green Solutions Awards 2019 Winner

The Lyon-Confluence project won first a mention at the French level and then the Sustainable District Grand Prize at the international level of the 2019 Green Solutions Awards.  This district is a very inspiring example of urban planning...

2050 Vision for 100% Renewable Heating and Cooling in Europe published

The European Technology and innovation Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling  has prepared a draft of the strategic document ‘Vision to 2050: the vision for renewable heating and cooling in Europe’. What is the ‘2050 Vision for 100%...

Greenpeace Spain Headquarters, exemplary renovation, Spain - Green Solutions Awards 2019 Winner

A widely titled Spanish winner (Low Carbon Prize, Energy & Hot Climates Prize, Sustainable Renovation Grand Prize and Users' Choice Prize), Greenpeace Spain Headquarters, qualified for the final, also won the Sustainable Renovation...