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'Vackor' kindergarten - Hungary

1. GENERAL DESCRIPTION   The Vackor kindergarten is located in the 18th District of Budapest. The kindergarten has been built between 1978-1982 using lightweight construction. Currently the energy performance class...
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Government's plans for low-carbon homes are 'a step backwards' on climate, London Mayor warns

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged Ministers to improve plans for decarbonising the UK's built environment sector, claiming that the capital and other cities are already going further and faster in the face of the climate emergency.

In a letter sent to housing secretary Robert Jenrick, Khan points out that the proposed Future Homes Standard sets carbon reduction targets 25% lower than those detailed in the 2016 London plan. The Future Homes Standard is currently under...
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World Green Building Council - case study library

WorldGBC's interactive digital case study library map showcases some of the world’s most cutting-edge sustainable buildings. Each case study demonstrates enhanced performance in relation to health benefits or achieve net zero operational...
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2019 Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction

Towards a zero-emissions, efficient and resilient buildings and construction sector.

The buildings and construction sector accounted for 36% of final energy use and 39% of energy and process-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2018, 11% of which resulted from manufacturing building materials and products such as...
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AmBIENCe project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 847054

Active managed Buildings with Energy performaNce Contracting About AmBIENCe   The project aims at extending the concept of Energy Performance Contracting to Active Buildings and making it available and attractive to a...
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Plans to tighten energy efficiency in buildings

The Government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a “Future Homes Standard” for England, to be operable from 2025. There are to be proposed interim measures applicable from 2020. The aim is to ensure that new build homes in...
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Spotlight on condominiums: the EU’s orphan buildings

In many European Member States, the 3% renovation rate will only be achieved if policies also focus on collective renovation. Fortunately, valuable experience from the ground with a specific focus on multi-apartment buildings exists. At a one-day...

During the Belgian Fair for Condominiums, the ACE-Retrofitting Conference brought together Belgian and European stakeholders, from both public authorities and private entities, working in the building sector. The political debate and a...
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Greenbuild Europe 2020 - Dublin

The third annual Greenbuild Europe conference will be held in Dublin on 24-25 March 2020, at the Croke Park conference centre.

Greenbuild Europe offers a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business and address pressing issues.   Attend Greenbuild Europe to hear from leaders on their vision about the future of green...