Building professionals

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Post date: 3 Oct 2019
Type: Event

Cube2020 is the contest for use and energy savings organised by IFPEB. For 1 year, users of candidate buildings commit to reducing their energy consumption, mobilising their teams on the challenge of an efficient building and carrying out awareness-raising actions.  
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: News

The ambition of this dossier is to gather a series of testimonies that illustrate, in all their dimensions, the challenges related to construction in a hot climate. Since the concept of "hot climate" does not appear in the typologies traditionally used by climatologists, it is necessary, as a preamble, to present the reasons that motivated the choice of such a geographical perimeter.  
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: News

Here is a candidate who has a lot to teach us. This candidate, who had been in contact with our Luxembourg partner NEOBUILD, presented the project to his management during an internal meeting on technical management. Dossier validated, they embarked in the third edition of the CUBE 2020 competition! After 8 months of competition, this building saved more than 21% of energy at the end of August, and it is not finished! The excellent work on the consumption stubs will bear fruit until the end of the competition.  
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: News

The Energy Agency of Plovdiv mentoring smart finance for private buildings and mapping thermographic of built environment through drone thanks to the Prospect programme.   Thanks to the H2020 project PROSPECT, a first-class peer-to-peer learning programme focusing on innovative financing schemes for decarbonisation, the Energy Agency of Plovdiv (EAP) has met with representatives of two community-based energy organizations and the Hungarian municipality of Pétfürdö in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, on 17th-18th September.
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: News

The bioclimatic approach is particularly suitable for construction in tropical or hot climates. With more than thirty years of experience, Alain Bornarel is a privileged witness of the evolution of this approach.  
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: News

Building bioclimatic infrastructures in Reunion Island and, more generally, in the DROMs and COMs (formerly DOM-TOM) requires a certain perseverance. Between standards and regulations that are often inadequate, Antoine Perrau gives us an overview of the situation, while highlighting the solutions that work. Interview.  
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: News

Achieving climate neutrality by 2050 requires decarbonising the whole economy, including the energy-hungry heating sector, says Finland’s Riku Huttunen. And that will involve cooperation at all levels of government, including local and EU authorities, he argues. Heating represents almost half (40%) of the EU’s total energy consumption. As such, it is also responsible for a large share of greenhouse gas emissions. Yet, politicians seem reluctant to confront the issue head-on.   
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: News

The project idea was born from the need to create a work that became a structure at the service of the beach of Samson Island of Elba, among the twelve most beautiful beaches in Italy.
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: Case

USEF was founded in 2014 by seven key players, active across the smart energy industry. It grew out of the Smart Energy Collective (SEC), a Dutch multi-partner collaboration, developing smart energy technologies and services and bringing them together into five large-scale smart energy pilot projects. This work demonstrated an urgent need for a common standard for smart energy development to ensure  interconnectivity in a future integrated market.  
Post date: 2 Oct 2019
Type: Link