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"We are building a Passive House" Video reading of a children's book

Looking for something to keep the little ones busy?   Check out this video reading the International Passive House Association made of the children's book "We are Building a Passive Solar House" by Martina Feirer and Alexandra Frankel.  

RESTORE Newsletter #35

August 2020 newsletter of RESTORE project is out!   The contents are the following: TS 5 school program is accredited by ILFI ! Please answer to “RESTORY Survey”. Here the link: Status...

Sustainable Places 2020

Sustainable Places is the only annual international conference focused on showcasing results of EU projects on innovation for the built environment. The 8th edition, Sustainable Places 2020 (27-30 October 2020), will be held over four days...

Building on experience

There are many factors that can influence a building's energy performance that a simulation cannot take into account. This is why one EU-funded project has gathered experience-based input from other building and energy stakeholders on what worked...

Europe is known for its valuable built environment, which includes many historic homes and beautiful buildings. But peel back this façade and you’ll find that many are grossly inefficient. In fact, Europe’s buildings consume 40% of all the...

BPIE August newsletter is out!

Contents are the following:   Focus on: EU building policy   A Guidebook to European Building Policy: Key legislation and initiatives Highlights   Bringing buildings back to reach zero-carbon by 2050 The...

SBE21 Heritage Conference - deadline for submission of abstracts extended!

The deadline for the submission of abstracts has been extended to 15th September 2020!

SBE21 Heritage warmly welcomes contributions from different research fields.   We are looking forward to receiving submissions covering best practices of energy retrofit in the built heritage sector, conservation-compatible solutions,...

BIMplement 2nd leaflet

The H2020 project BIMplement has published its final brochure, illustrating the results of the project.   The brochure gives an overview of the project, its results and more detailed information.   The main objective of...

GlobalABC roadmap for buildings and construction 2020 – 2050

Towards a zero-emission, efficient, and resilient buildings and construction sector

The purpose of this roadmap is to support a common language and vision for the complete decarbonisation of the buildings across their life cycle and to support the development of national or subnational strategies and policies, including...