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Energy efficiency - Doing more with less

Reducing the amount of energy consumed every day is Europe's biggest energy resource. We need to incorporate energy efficiency in our daily life to consume less and better -- It is cheaper, protects our environment and favours competitiveness. We...

Construction21 at the BSA 2012 – 1st International Conference on Building Sustainability Assessments

At the conference, which will be organized in parallel sessions and workshops, the following topics will be addressed: Emerging tools and methods for building sustainability assessment (BSA) Development and application of existing sustainability...

Energy Retrofit: ANAH publishes its charter of good practices

The signatories of this charter will be referenced in priority for renovations realized by low-income households. The "Habiter mieux" programme was launched in 2010 by Anah to help modest or very modest homeowners to finance renovations to their...

France has positioned itself over the Energetic Efficiency Directive

A binding target to reduce by 1.5% per year from all sales energy, excluding transport. This is a generalization of our European "Energy Saving Certificates" for which France is already under way since 2005. If the Danish Presidency intends to limit...

The Energy Efficiency Directive: An agreement that improves the climate and leads to employment in the EU

"During the last few months enough political momentum has been built up for the EU Member States to lift the level of ambition of the Directive in the final negotiations. Just a few months ago the European Parliament and the Council were so far...

Conference: how social networks will revolutionize the industry of Building

Conference Room Interface : C4.1.1 - Exhibition Hall - 1st floor. Tuesday, June 19th at 15.30 and Wednesday, June 20th at 9.00. Lectures in English.They will also answer questions from visitors to the booth 2E12 during the two days of the show (...

Certivea launches HQE international for non-residential buildings

This new offering has been tested on pilot operations in UK, Morocco, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium and Italy. Based on a generic international repository, this certification is established on four keys:   The high environmental performance based on...

Life Cycle Analysis in Buildings

It will take place on June 21th, 2012 from 8.30 to 10.30 am at CSTB officies in Paris. Many tools are used for design and optimization of a building. Today tools for Building Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) assessment are highlighting the contribution of...

Meeting "Access for All Urban Space - concrete solutions for disability in town"

Thursday, June 7, 2012 / 16h-18h / Lausanne Free admission. Registration required via Alpha-Palmiers, Rue du Petit Chêne 34 Plan access (for all!) Contact +41 78 943 44 14 or info @ Read more on...

Energy Efficiency in the Building Sector: a Sustainable Future

         Energy Efficiency in the BuildignSector: a Sustainable Future EnEf is a two year project aiming to improve energy efficiency in buildings, by alleviating the lack of knowledge of entrepreneurs and managers of the building industry....