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[Video] SB&WRC Project: Prototype 1 - Insulation material based on corn marrow

The SB&WRC project is part of the Programme Interreg VA France (Channel) England and benefits from financial support from the ERDF.       This project, designed and led by Nomadéis, a sustainable development consultancy agency, aims to...

Call for papers – 2020 World Sustainable Energy Days

What are the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED)? The new Clean Energy Package is changing Europe‘s energy markets. “Energy efficiency first” and “global leadership in renewables” are at the core of Europe’s commitment to a clean energy...

[Video] SB&WRC Project: Prototype 2 - Polyester insulation panel based on recycled duvet covers

The SB&WRC project is part of the Programme Interreg VA France (Channel) England and benefits from financial support from the ERDF.       This project, designed and led by Nomadéis, a sustainable development consultancy agency, aims to...

4th Renewable Energy Sources – call for abstracts deadline July 5, 2019

The 4th Renewable Energy Sources - Research and Business conference (RESRB) 2019 will be held on July 8-9, 2019 in Wrocław (Poland).   Conference themes include: -1) bioenergy, -2) wind,...

Conference on Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions 2019 – call for proposals

The call for abstracts for the 3rd International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions 2019 (SSPCR 2019) is finally open.   Following the success of the last years, Eurac Research is organizing a new...

Il protocollo GBC Historic Building diventa internazionale

L’evento, nella prima giornata ha approfondito le innovazioni dei sistemi geotermici per il riscaldamento e il raffreddamento sviluppate nell'ambito del progetto H2020 Cheap-GHSP; nella seconda giornata, ha permesso di discutere ed...

AZEB method makes affordable energy neutral building reality

  The AZEB methodology organizes the sometimes overwhelming amount of existing solutions for affordable nZEBs and intends to facilitate both decision makers and experts in their projects.   Each of the 27 steps in the methodology...

South East Europe committed to lead on energy efficient renovation of buildings

EuroACE, the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings, organised, with support from the C4E Forum and sponsorship from Knauf Insulation and VELUX, a conference in Slovenia. The aim is to present to an audience from...

Survey: Indoor environmental quality in buildings

Across Europe, 90 million children and young people spend their weekdays in schools, colleges and universities. More than one in three of the working population is office-based.   And every year, 90 million patients spend more than a week...

EIT Climate-KIC’s global cleantech competition ClimateLaunchpad is open for registration

EIT Climate-KIC’s ClimateLaunchpad, the world’s largest green business ideas competition, is open for applications in over 35 countries.   How it works Prospective participants are to consult the ClimateLaunchpad calendar, verify the...

Andy Bull an example of passion in the field of Sustainable Development

Andy Bull spent  30 years in Welsh Local Government and developed many projects on climate change mitigation and sustainable development over the years. He was responsible for the creation of Mid Wales Energy Agency and also worked for...

Green Solutions Awards 2019: applications extended until June 17

June 17, last deadline. You get an additional week to publish your building, district or infrastructure case study.   Use it well and take your chance in this contest: all participants are sure to win visibility! A collective adventure Our...

EIT Climate-KIC at World Circular Economy Forum 2019

EIT Climate-KIC is playing a prominent role at the third World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) in Helsinki, 3-5 June 2019. WCEF 2019 will highlight the world’s best circular economy solutions for governments, industries, businesses and...

June, 13 - 2 pm CET - Webinar on "Why Energy is the backbone of the Construction 4.0 revolution?", by Ecole Centrale de Lille and 3 construction companies, suppported by InnoEnergy

Pr. Z. LAFHAJ, Ecole Centrale de Lille, France, will reveal and dissect some of the key ingredients required today for the long-term survival and success of energy integration into Construction 4.0 processes. Construction processes have...

Urban greening can save species, cool warming cities, and make us happy

The current climate and ecological crisis demands a radical redesign of how we live and organise our societies.   Yet these urgent changes, though complex, are far from impossible. By Heather Alberro, Nottingham Trent University Some of...

Meet Adrian Joyce, leader at combining architecture and energy efficiency

Adrian Joyce has more than fifteen years of experience as a practising architect. During his career in the building sector, he has paid a lot of attention on how to bring innovation to this field towards a more energy efficient approach...

Social housing could be the first sector to decarbonize

  Drastically lowering energy consumption in buildings – and indeed, developing nearly-zero energy buildings (nZEBs) and positive-energy (or ‘smart’) buildings that can interact with the grid – is a cornerstone of Europe’s climate and...

TightVent Europe newsletter issue #16 - May 2019

The June 2019 edition of the TightVent Europe newsletter aims to provide an overview of the platforms achievements, progress and latest news in the past months as well as planned activities for the upcoming period.   Specific contents...

Registration now open - EPBD19a Feasibility Study stakeholder meeting, Brussels, 24 June 2019

The first stakeholder meeting of the EPBD Article 19a feasibility study will take place in Brussels on 24 June 2019.   The feasibility study is a one-year contract awarded by the European Commission, following Article 19a...

Bikes beat traffic

On 3 June the UN celebrates World Bicycle Day to promote sustainable transportation and road safety. We report from Turkey, where Tepebaşı, a district of Istanbul, aims to revive a once very vibrant biking culture which was largely...