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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 / THIS YEAR's EDITION HAS BEEN CANCELLED

The third annual Greenbuild Europe conference will NOT BE HELD THIS YEAR 2020

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...
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Housing renovation plan will be ‘flagship’ of European Green Deal

A housing renovation programme, aimed at reducing energy consumption of buildings, will be “one of the flagships” of the upcoming European Green Deal that will be unveiled by the European Commission next month, an EU official has said.

“From our perspective it’s clear that if we want to go to a decarbonised economy by 2050, the heating sector will have to make a very important contribution,” said Robert Nuij, an official in the European Commission’s energy directorate. “...
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New York City buildings to receive "energy efficiency grade" in 2020

New York City has introduced a bill that will rank and grade large buildings according to energy efficiency.    The Local Law 95 implemented by the New York Department of Buildings will require structures that are 25,000 square feet (2,322...
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EXCESS project investigates positive energy buildings in four climatic zones

At the start of October, the H2020 Excess project (FleXible user-CEntric Energy poSitive houseS) was officially initiated in Graz. The project brings together 21 partners from 8 European countries and is coordinated by the Joanneum Research...

The aim of this 4-year project is to show that it is possible to transform nearly-zero energy buildings into positive energy buildings (PEBs). This means that a building which is producing the majority of the renewable energy it uses...
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CEN-CE NEWSLETTER 30 September 2019

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OVERVIEW | Digitalisation in the construction industry

FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION (Industry 4.0) Digital transformation, as described by the European Commission, is characterised by a fusion of advanced technologies and the integration of physical and digital systems and their effect on...