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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 / 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...