built environment

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  This book  analyses the trends and technologies of green and energy efficient building, identifying strategies for implementing energy savings and enabling the use of renewable resources in residential, commercial, healthcare and educational building sectors. The authors focus on best practices in temperate climates, providing in-depth coverage of urban heat island, climate change and fuel poverty mitigation through architectural optimisation, leveraging renewable energy sources and utilisation of cutting-edge cooling materials.  
Post date: 1 Jul 2016
Type: Publication

This roadmap, developed by the American National Standard Institute’s (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC), is intended as a national framework for action and coordination on energy efficiency standardisation, charting 125 actionable recommendations to advance energy efficiency in the built environment.   In total, the roadmap details 125 recommendations and timelines for action, as appropriate:  
Post date: 21 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

This booklet collects all main results and learnings of the project and it is meant to be easily distributed in printed format at events and seminars targeted to cities and municipalities as well as downloadable online. The benefits of Urban Living Labs and lessons learned are presented to encourage also other cities and municipalities to follow. The booklet emphasizes the added value and benefits to be gained through collaboration.
Post date: 14 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

Across Europe, some 200 million people live in suburbs in great need of modernization and social uplifting. The JPI Urban Europe SubUrbanLab project (2013-2016) has examined how these suburbs can be modernized and socially uplifted together with the residents and other stakeholders. The project developed and set up six Urban Living Labs (ULLs): three in Alby, Sweden and three in Peltosaari, Finland.
Post date: 14 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

Urban Living Labs are development environments that integrate residents and other stakeholders to develop and test new solutions in their daily life. The users of the new services or solutions are active partners in the whole development process, which happens in the real urban context. Urban Living Labs utilize various co-design methods for understanding the needs, generating solution ideas, presenting ideas and evaluating the solutions in practice. In addition, citizen participation methods are used for participation in decision making and taking action.  
Post date: 14 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

This report presents establishment and implementation process of the six Urban Living Labs carried out in Alby and Peltosaari, and is a continuation of the report D 3.1 & D 3.2 Selection of Urban Living Labs in Alby and Peltosaari. The lessons learnt in setting up the Urban Living Labs and results of the evaluations will be reported in D 4.1 & 4.2 Evaluation of the Urban Living Labs in Alby and Peltosaari.  
Post date: 14 Jun 2016
Type: Publication

Sustainable Places 2016 is the fourth edition of a successful event that brings together the stakeholders of Energy Efficiency of Built Environment innovation in Europe. The conference is committed to support all players of the Energy Efficiency field, in their clustering and dissemination activities. The event features a strong and sustained relationship with the projects funded by the European Commission under the FP7 and H2020 frameworks, with a particular dedication to those that develop under the umbrella of the Energy Efficient Building Public-Private Partnership.
Post date: 29 Mar 2016
Type: Evento

The VISION event, taking place annually, is where architects, specifiers, clients and suppliers come together to discuss, debate and showcase the latest innovations and developments in architecture, design and the built environment. Vision focuses on innovative building products, materials and technology as well as provides ideas for new and inventive ways to achieve better building design and comply with changing legislation..
Post date: 16 Feb 2016
Type: Evento

Post date: 3 Dic 2015
Type: Evento