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Every year, FIABCI organises a cycle of global meetings. Among them is the Global Business Summit. Its 38th edition will take place from 4th to 7th December, 2019, in Ghent (Belgium). Construction21, as a partner of the event, will recommend experts from its community.    Discover the programme:   4th of December / Day 0: 
Post date: 28 Nov 2019
Type: News

The Aerem Factory is the two-time winner of the Low Carbon Prize of the Green Solutions Awards, both in France and internationally.   A factory does not necessarily mean a giant carbon footprint, whether in the construction or operating phase. This is proven by this 3,800 m2 positive energy factory. Heating and cooling are generated by a geothermal heat pump. Electricity is obtained through a photovoltaic generator and waste recovery.  
Post date: 28 Nov 2019
Type: News

We are pleased to announce that the Renewables in Cities 2019 Global Status Report is now available!   Accounting for 55% of the world’s population, 75% of global CO2 emissions and 2/3rds of global energy demand, cities have a crucial role to play in accelerating the sustainable energy transition. While some national governments are working toward a sustainable energy system, city-level initiatives are fundamental as well, especially for transitioning local end-use sectors such as heating, cooling and transport.
Post date: 28 Nov 2019
Type: News

With over 80 million inefficient heating & cooling (HC) systems still installed across Europe motivating consumers to replace those units with more efficient, greener alternatives will be key for a decarbonised Energy Union fuelled by renewable energy. REPLACE project aims to improve coordination in local networks to implement replacement campaigns in ten target regions by means of action plans fortified with policy and business-related improvements.  
Post date: 28 Nov 2019
Type: News

Introduction of the 2019 Green Solutions Awards ceremony. An event that took place on November 4, 2019 during the Batimat exhibition. The aim of the Green Solutions Awards is to highlight sustainable buildings, districts and infrastructures. The winning projects are pioneering constructions that can be widely replicated to help to fight global warming. Part 1/10 - Introduction of the ceremony Discover the 2019 international winners...  
Post date: 28 Nov 2019
Type: News

RenoHUb aims to trigger a significant upscale of the energy retrofits of the Hungarian homes through the development of an integrated business model that is sustainable and cost-covering after the end of the project. RenoHUb intends to enable households to take the first step towards becoming prosumers, and map and remove all the non-financial barriers which cause setbacks in the process.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2019
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Deployment of novel GEOthermal systems, technologies and tools for energy efficient building retroFITting
Post date: 27 Nov 2019
Type: Link

The TEBE research group, founded by prof. Marco Filippi, works in the Department of Energy (DENERG) at the Politecnico di Torino.   TEBE members are professors, assistant professors, grant researchers, PhD students and scholarship holders.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2019
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Dr Christoph Gürtler, Prof Walter Leitner and Dr Berit Stange have have proven that CO2 currently emitted by industries to the atmosphere could be turned into tangible and marketable materials for future products. Researchers and industry have joined forces to turn industrial waste gases (mixed CO/CO2 steams) into intermediates for polyurethane plastics for rigid foams/building insulation and coatings.
Post date: 27 Nov 2019
Type: News

In October 2017, the municipality of Chauconin-Neufmontiers officially inaugurated the new premises of  "Marianne" school, an unprecedented educational extension for this town of 3000 inhabitants.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2019
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