Energy efficiency technologies and materials

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The European Green Deal

Climate change and environmental degradation are an existential threat to Europe and the world. To overcome these challenges, Europe needs a new growth strategy that transforms the Union into a modern, resource-efficient and competitive...
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BVH 373 House 8 - Austria

Klimaaktiv Silver *   The construction of the building was aimed, on the one hand, to offer affordable sustainable housing and on the other hand to plan an extension with quality of life...
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Integrated home renovation services

Europe faces a profound challenge – to triple the current renovation rate in order to meet its climate and energy goals. For project promoters such as homeowners, the renovation process can be complicated, shaped by the ambiguity of the...
Event

BIM for Green Buildings - RoGBC

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   This course is optional for those seeking the "Green Building Professional" certification. The course will be held in...
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Ciciban Kindergarten – Croatia

An important public building in the most populated city of Zagreb county, Velika Gorica, this kindergarten was in need of energy renovation as it was expensive to run and uncomfortable for its occupants.  Having become an eco-school, the...
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|CALL FOR PAPERS| Fifth Symposium on Urban Mining and Circular Economy SUM 2020

Paper submission   The postponement of the Symposium allows us to welcome paper proposals until 31st May 2020.   Papers must address one of the conference topics and be prepared using the...
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Bullitt Center – Seattle (USA)

Backed by its mission to protect the Pacific Northwest’s natural environment and promote healthy and sustainable ecosystems, the Bullitt Foundation wanted their new headquarters to be built to the highest level of sustainability. They also...
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In focus: Energy security in the EU

The constant supply of energy is something we often take for granted. Securing that energy supply is vital. It ensures our homes are heated – or air-conditioned – that we can phone, use lights and computers and that our hospitals, public...