Environmental issues related to buildings

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Making Green Building Financing Mainstream

Join the webinar on 26. November 2019   Buildings and construction account for 40% of the world’s GHG emissions. Green buildings represent one of the most significant investment opportunities that contributes to mitigating...
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The Energy Union Package: what's new?

With the recently adopted Clean Energy For All package, the European Union is taking the lead in the global transformation of energy markets. Climate change resilience, digitisation, energy communities, ambitious...

The course will help participants find answers to those burning questions:   What are the critical energy market developments included in the Clean Energy package? How are the measures adopted at European and international level impacting...
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DigiPLACE Launch Conference

After the September kick-off meeting of DigiPLACE, the EU-funded project aiming at creating a roadmap for a Digital Platform for Construction in Europe, the DigiPLACE partners are pleased to invite you to:

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The event will be held within the larger framework of Digital & BIM Italia, an initiative dedicated to the transformation in the construction industry through digitalisation, technologies and innovation.   Please save the date in your...
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Costruire case di nuova generazione pensando agli utenti (e alle loro abitudini)

Eurac Research coordina il progetto europeo Cultural-e che tra i molti aspetti vuole facilitare la costruzione di edifici multiresidenziali “plus energy” utilizzabili dagli utenti anche in base al proprio contesto di provenienza, sociale e...

Nel realizzare case che consumano meno, o che addirittura producono più energia di quanta ne consumano, sono diverse le variabili da tenere in conto. Per dirne alcune: bisogna capire le tecnologie a disposizione sul mercato, il loro costo ...
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Mariahilferstrasse 182 - Vienna, Austria

BUILDING DESCRIPTION   The building consists of 29 residential units, of which 9 apartments and around 760 m² of living space are attributable to the newly developed two-storey attic floor. In the ground floor zone, around...
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Energy efficiency in buildings

Setis magazing No.21 – October 2019

Europeans spend approximately 90 % of their time in buildings. Living indoors requires energy to maintain the right temperature, to cook and to use electrical appliances. In fact, energy is expected to guarantee a healthy and comfortable...
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Decarbonising the construction industry: Can Europe lead in low carbon buildings and infrastructure?

Buildings & construction are a major driver of energy demand and global CO2 emissions. According to the European Commission, they jointly account for nearly 40% of global CO2 emissions and also 40% of final energy...

The importance of cutting carbon in major infrastructure projects - in addition to the construction and operation of buildings - is increasingly being recognised. Changes to public procurement policies have the potential to make a dramatic...
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Cost-efficient Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (NZEBs)

The CoNZEBs project formed the main part of a session at the IAQVEC conference in Bari in September 2019. CoNZEBs project partner held in total 6 presentations including a project overview, different project results and one of the national...