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On September 16, the president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen pushed everybody's energy efficiency hopes a little further: she increased the emission reduction target from 40 to 55% in a laudable attempt to turn the European continent into the leader of the new circular economy.   Those of us who work in the energy efficiency sector are celebrating this sign of a long-term commitment; at last! What's more, the necessary resources are available to EU member countries.
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
Type: News

October will see the start of the first LEED Lab in Spain, the leading course on sustainable construction developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) in accordance with LEED certification requirements.   The course’s first edition in Spain is organised by everis Group, which was officially approved by the USGBC to offer this programme with support from the Green Building Factory.  
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
Type: News

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

Concept and Objectives:   ETIP-B-SABS 2 will support and empower renewable fuel and bioenergy stakeholders’ contributions to the Energy Union and, more specifically, the Strategic Energy Technology (SET)-Plan.  
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   The building renovation sector is challenged by an investment gap due to the high degree of investment risk and long payback times. Since models based on the linear economy principle are not suitable to meet the energy emergency of existing buildings, circular economy models emerge as an adequate alternative.  
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
Type: Link

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