Environmental issues related to buildings

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Downie's Cottage

This project was the refurbishment of an early 19th C croft house. 3-bay, single-storey and attic, rectangular-plan crofting cottage situated on high ground overlooking Braemar village in the Cairngorms National Park. Rubble with lime...
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SPHERE project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s H2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 820805.

Service Platform to Host and SharE REsidential data   OBJECTIVES   SPHERE’s ultimate goal is the improvement and optimisation of buildings’ energy design, construction, performance, and management, reducing construction...
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SeeSUSTAINteC BULGARIA 2020 / Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Section

A New Beginning   EE & RE, Smart Cities and Save the Planet are now combined into a new brand – seeSUSTAINtec. Over 15 years of focused work and expert background stand behind this change. We have decided that now is...
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International Standards Summit - Oslo

Registration open for buildingSMART International Standards Summit, Oslo, Norway, 23-26 March 2020

buildingSMART International is pleased to announce the registration for the International Standards Summit in Oslo is now open. The summit brings together the global community to develop solutions and standards. This...
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Green Cities for a Sustainable Europe campaign

Campaign financed with aid from the European Union

Urbanisation and climate change call for new solutions to maintain and improve the quality of life in our cities. Public green space has a positive effect on biodiversity, climate, wellness and air quality. This impact ensures that cities...
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ISES - International Solar Energy Society

Vision  For over 60 years the members of The International Solar Energy Society (ISES )have undertaken the product research that has helped the renewable energy industry to grow...
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Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

The Covenant of Mayors is the world's largest movement for local climate and energy actions.    The EU Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy brings together thousands of local governments voluntarily committed to implementing EU...
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Capturing the untapped benefits of energy renovation

As new Members of the European Parliament take their places and the European Green Deal — as promised by new European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen — takes shape, it bears repeating that the state of EU buildings holds the potential...

A growing body of research attaches figures to the value of benefits that energy efficiency measures deliver to public agencies, private entities, economies as a whole, and to individual citizens. Renovating private homes has a benefit-...