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PLEA 2020 Abstract deadline extended 35th Passive and Low Energy Architecture and Urban Design Conference

PLANNING POST CARBON CITIES. A CORUÑA 1-3 SEPTEMBER 2020

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Due to multiple requests, the deadline for PLEA 2020's call for abstracts has now been extended.   The new deadline for extended abstracts is the 30th of September 2019.   Please check PLEA2020 website at www.plea2020.org  for further...
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HYPERION Project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 821054.

Concept, Objectives and Methodology   HYPERION aims to introduce a research framework for downscaling the created climate and atmospheric composition as well as associated risk maps down to the 1x1 km (historic area) scale...
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REFLOW Project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s H2020 research and innovation programme under the grant agreement No 820937.

Concept    The vision of REFLOW is to develop circular and regenerative cities through the re-localisation of production and the re-configuration of material flows at different scales.   More specifically, it will use Fab...
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VICINITY Project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation under grant agreement no 688467. 

Concept The primary aim of the VICINITY project is to provide the owners of connected IoT infrastructures with a decentralized interoperability.   The concept of decentralism is expressed by the fact that the platform...
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EEnvest Project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 833112.

Concept, Objective and Methodology   EEnvest aims at supporting investors´ decision making process by translating building’s energy efficiency technical requirements into economic indicators.   These indicators are in turn...
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INDU-ZERO Project

Concept   The North Sea Region (NSR) contains 22 million houses built in 1950-1985 that are causing 79 Mton CO2 of emissions annually. Current home renovations are being carried out on a limited-scale and many are not to...
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D2Grids Project

Concept    Increasing the share of renewable energy by accelerating the roll-out of demand-driven smart grids delivering low temperature heating and cooling to NWE cities   The D2GRIDS project aims to...
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Bamboo architecture: Bali's Green School inspires a global renaissance

Bamboo always has been a basic construction material in tropical latitudes. But generally it has been used for inexpensive shacks, stalls, fences, scaffolding and sunscreens. If not treated, bamboo is highly susceptible to fire and...