Environmental issues related to buildings

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EFFECT4BUILDINGS Final Online Conference

FINANCIAL TOOLS AND INSTRUMENTS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN BUILDINGS   EFFECT4BUILDINGS FINAL ONLINE CONFERENCE   8 December 2020, 9:00-16:00 CET-time   for the conference you may register...
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Webinar | Transforming the existing building stock – A toolkit to make buildings smarter

This webinar will took place on the 30th November, 12.00 h

Watch it here.

According to recent estimates, the construction sector accounts for 40% of the energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. Decarbonising the building stock has therefore become one of the strategic priorities of the...
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Energy Efficiency Information and Capacity Building – VEF Virtual Series

VEF Virtual Series   “Products Track”   Session 3   Energy Efficiency Information and Capacity Building   10 December 2020   VEF Virtual Series   The Vienna Energy Forum is going online ...
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Time to reach for the moon – The EU needs to step up action and lead the transformation to sustainability

The European Union and its member states were a major driving force behind the negotiations at the United Nations that led to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda to achieve them. Five years later, the EU’s...
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Living Future Europe 2020 Meet-up

More info can be found here. Tickets are available via EVENTBRITE.   The LFE 2020 Meet-up   Join us for the very first official Living Future Europe Meet-up   Promoted by Living Future Europe (LFE), together with the...
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EU needs mandatory targets and means to save energy

Authors: Kamila Waciega and Ville Niinistö

Source: EURACTIV.com

In its recent communication on the European Union climate target for 2030, the EU Commission described energy efficiency legislation and policies as essential instruments contributing to the achievement of the new 2030 greenhouse gas...
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RESTORE Final Conference 2020 & 5th MC Meeting

In light of Covid-19 restrictions on travel and venues, the RESTORE Final Conference will be online – DECEMBER 3rd

RESTORE Final Online Conference, Dec. 3rd, 2020 & 5th MC Online Meeting on the 4th.   Your invitation, on Eventbrite is now open for registration here   Agenda: RESTORE Online Final Conference Flyer...
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Housing Europe's ambition to renovate 4 million affordable homes by 2030

The mission of cooperative, public and social housing providers is to provide affordable homes in sustainable communities and this work is becoming even more essential now as a result of the economic and social impact of this pandemic.

European Social, Cooperative and Public Housing providers aim at refurbishing 400,000 homes per year or 4 million homes by 2030.   This will decrease the energy consumption of the refurbished housing units on average by 50% by 2030, cut...