Certification schemes

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Flukso, a tool for monitoring household electricity consumption

What is Flukso? Flukso is an open source web-based community metering application. Flukso allows you to accurately monitor and reduce your household electricity consumption via this website. Do not be fooled to think that...
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16th IBSA International Conference / Building Simulation BS 2019 – Rome

Building Simulation is the premier international event in the field of building performance simulation. An exceptional opportunity to share information about simulation tools and applications, present and get updates about recent...
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Sustainable as the new normal for DGNB

DGNB published a report illustrating the importance of certification in the context of both achieving targets of emissions reduction as well as embarking into more transparency in the construction process.

The DGNB is the German Sustainable Building Council. Founded in 2007 by 16 initiators from a variety of specialist backgrounds in the construction and property industry, in order to promote sustainable building in the future.   The figures...
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Living Future® 19 Collaboration + Abundance

Living Future is all about cross-industry collaboration. We believe regenerative design can only happen when all voices are brought to the table. If you’re interested in making a difference in your community, then there’s a place for you at...

This spring, a global community of changemakers will convene in Seattle to turn ideas into action at the 2019 Living Future unConference. This event brings together a diverse group of leaders – from the AEC Community, Manufacturers,...
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The Embodied Carbon Review - Embodied carbon reduction in 100+ regulations and rating systems globally

Unique global review of the status quo of construction sector embodied carbon reduction approaches.

 

The Embodied Carbon Review reports the results of how embodied carbon, that is, the carbon emissions from construction...

The growth of global urban population drives unprecedented construction, resulting in embodied carbon emissions from new buildings alone to excess of 100 gigatons by 2060. If all construction activity, including infrastructure and...
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Energy efficiency recommendations for lenders and valuers

The REVALUE project partners have delivered recommendations for key stakeholders on how best to ensure energy efficiency is included in the valuation process. There are long-term risk implications for low energy performance properties and...
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Energy efficiency: the value of buildings and the payment default risk

Energy efficiency is "an energy source in its own right". By 2030 more energy will be saved than the amount of oil-based energy then, thus energy efficiency is expected to actually become the “first fuel”.   To realise the sustainable...
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Energy efficiency in property valuation - what the future looks like

After sharing the research conclusions, the REVALUE project partners took the opportunity to talk with some key stakeholders about the role of energy efficiency in the European housing sector, both now and moving forward.   1. An...