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Making real sustainable solutions emerge from territories, promoting them and contributing to their adoption by a growing number of professionals, these are the purposes that the Green Solutions Awards, the international competition organised by the Construction21 network, serve.    Because, facing the climate emergency and the need to move towards carbon neutrality, we have barely a decade left to implement efficient low carbon solutions on a large scale.   
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
Type: News

We all like it to be comfortably warm, not too warm though, so thermal comfort is important! To realise the energy transition in an efficient manner it's crucial that the right energy sources are used for the right applications and that the right Joule is used for the right Joule.   This Expert Talk zooms in on what possible energy sources can be used to realise sustainable heating and cooling in the built environment and for industry. Written by prof. Lieve Helsen and Johan Van Bael. 
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
Type: News

On 27 October 2020, the Horizon 2020 ReCo2ST project will chair a special session at the Advanced Building Skins Conference, in Bern, Switzerland.   The special session topic is “Innovative Approaches to Building Refurbishment”.  
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
Type: News

27 October 2020 | 10:00-11:00 (CET) – Turboden:   Decarbonisation of Heat and Power   Register HERE   Thermal comfort is the biggest source of carbon emissions, the fossil fuel gases that contribute to climate change and decarbonising heat and power is key to meet the targets for cutting carbon emission by 2050.  
Post date: 9 Oct 2020
Type: Event

Join InBettween digital event "Behavioural change towards energy efficiency by utilizing ICT tools" at Sustainable Places 2020!   Promoting more energy-efficient behaviors is a fundamental step to meet the EU 2030 and 2050 Climate and Energy goals.  
Post date: 9 Oct 2020
Type: Event

G-STIC is hosting the 4th G-STIC conference, to forward market-ready technological solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Brussels,
Post date: 9 Oct 2020
Type: Event

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo 2020   Greenbuild International Conference & Expo is moving its 2020 event to an all-virtual format. The capstone event will take place November 10-12.  
Post date: 9 Oct 2020
Type: Event

Concept: Rhodoshop projects is an initiative of 6 pioneering municipalities from the Rhodope Region (Banite, Devin, Zlatograd, Nedelino, Smolyan and Chepelare) aiming to assist the local authorities in building technical, economic, legal and administrative expertise for energy efficiency measures by creation of One-stop-shop for investment projects implementation.  
Post date: 9 Oct 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Ren-on-Bill’s overall objective is to scale up investments towards deep energy renovations (ER) of residential buildings by promoting the development and implementation of On-Bill Financing schemes, based on the cooperation between energy utilities and financial institutions.   On-Bill Financing (OBF) is a method of financing ER investments that draws on utility bills as repayment vehicle.  
Post date: 9 Oct 2020
Type: Link

For the 9th edition of the Build Up Expert Talks, the invited interviewee was Ursula Hartenberger,  member of a series of international sustainable-development and responsible-investment platforms and sustainable finance expert with a track record of initiating and managing research, capacity-building and awareness-raising projects at organisational as well as at the value chain stakeholder level.  
Post date: 9 Oct 2020
Type: Link