Environmental issues related to buildings

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Revision of the EU Energy Performance of Buildings Directive – EEB feedback

Greening our homes and public buildings is crucial to achieving the EU’s  medium and long-term climate goals. For this reason, we welcome the revision of the EU’s Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). We call...
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41 suppliers selected to design artificial intelligence solutions to help cities reach carbon neutrality

In December 2020, a 'Buyers Group' of six cities and regions launched a Request for Tenders, inviting suppliers to submit innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in the fields of energy and mobility, which will help cities and...
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ACE - 2020 Annual report & 2021 outlook

Founded in Treviso, Italy, in May 1990, the ARCHITECTS’ COUNCIL OF EUROPE (ACE) is the representative organisation for the architectural profession at European level. ACE’s mission is:   To influence, through advocacy, EU legislation...
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Slovenia plans refurbishment for 74% of single-family homes, 91% of multiapartment buildings by 2050

Author: Vladimir Spasić

Source: Blakangreenenergynews.com

The energy renovation of buildings until 2050 envisages a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 70% in the next ten years, and of CO2 emissions by 75% through 2050 from the 2005 levels.   The Government of Slovenia adopted a long-term...
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Towards a healthy, affordable and sustainable Built Environment

Greening Europe’s homes and public spaces is a crucial element of the EU’s strategy towards climate neutrality, and one of the pillars of the European Green Deal. But to achieve its goals, the EU will need to come up with a comprehensive...
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2021 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit

The U.S. Department of Energy's next Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit will take place May 17-20, 2021. This virtual, no-cost event will feature engaging and interactive sessions, as well as opportunities for attendees to network with...
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European Commission should intensify political action in 2021 to align Renovation Wave with EU Climate Targets, BPIE says.

In its new analysis of the Renovation Wave, BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe) urges the European Commission to intensify political coordination and coherence in the implementation phase of the Renovation Wave strategy, to...
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2021 Energy Efficiency Finance Forum VIRTUAL

Want to know how financing can drive a clean energy future? Join us for the 13th Energy Efficiency Finance Forum (EEFF) — the premier conference for industry leaders like you — to explore the vital role that financing will play in cutting-...