Environmental issues related to buildings

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Call for Proposals SUSTAINABLE PLACES SP2020

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Join us to discuss 2020 themes on Circular Economy, Digital Twins, BIPV, Local Energy Communities,...

Contribute to SP2020: Download the Call for Proposals Submission deadline: 30 April 2020   Conference Scope   Sustainability targets and climate change objectives cannot be met without addressing...
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THE ZERO-PLUS CONCEPT

The ZERO-PLUS project has developed a set of innovative solutions that could form the basis of a commercial service supporting the design, construction, commissioning and monitoring of Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZES). Together, these...
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Call for Papers - 8th ICSD-2020

Abstract Submission Deadline for submitting the abstract is March 10th, 2020.
Manuscript Submission Deadline for submitting the paper is April 10th, 2020, at 16.00 CET

 

Conference Objective and Philosophical Framework The International Conference on Sustainable Development is organized by the European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University.   The 8th ICSD...
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Buildings should be at the heart of the European Green Deal – discussion paper

The European Green Deal (EGD) offers the opportunity to create a carbon-neutral Europe, a fairer society and a reinvigorated industrial powerhouse. Europe’s citizens must be at its heart – and nowhere is this...

Making our buildings climate-proof is not only about reducing the 36% of CO2 emissions they are responsible for, but about doing so while caring for the people that live in them. That’s why the transformation of the buildings sector must...
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The ALDREN event in the EU parliament: Make the EU Green Deal implementation more efficient

The 22nd of January the ALDREN project organised an event in the European parliament with the support and participation of several Members of the European Parliament (MEP), hosted by MEP Ljudmila Novak, and the European Commission, on the...
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Circularity calls to action

The European project HOUSEFUL has released a video to invite key stakeholders in the housing sector to join a series of co-creation workshops. The workshops aim to socially validate the circular solutions developed by HOUSEFUL and make...
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NEW INFO MATERIAL FOR ZERO-PLUS

Brand new info material for ZERO-PLUS has been prepared recently, highlighting the concept of the residential settlements of the future. The info material consists of a Roll Up banner, a poster and a brochure and includes topics such as...
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At EU Green Deal conference Monica Frassoni highlights importance of energy efficiency to decarbonize Europe

Speech by Monica Frassoni at the High-level public conference on implementing the European Green Deal and Climate Law – Brussels, Tuesday 28 January 2020

The production and use of energy across economic sectors account for more than 75% of the EU’s greenhouse gas emissions. Energy efficiency (EE) must be prioritised. If we all want to go towards electrification, digitalisation and all the...