The objectives of the collaborative work conducted by the Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Implementing Agreement are derived from the major trends in construction and energy markets, energy research policies in the participating countries and from the general objectives of the International Energy Agency (IEA). The principal objective of the EBC is to facilitate and accelerate the introduction of new and improved energy conservation and environmentally sustainable technologies into buildings and community systems.
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GBIG is a global innovation platform for exploring and comparing the green dimensions of the built environment. GBIG provides insights that enable better buildings and communities.The tool allows users to:• find green buildings around the world by entering an address• view green building data by city and find all green buildings within an area• view project data by green building strategy (such as building reuse or daylighting), including how LEED credits or other certifications were achieved
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Post date: 14 Mayo 2012
The report provides a straight-talking guide to sustainability - what it costs, what clients think about it and what’s coming next - and is a perfect primer for green building.
Post date: 25 Abr 2012
An Evidence Hub for Sustainable Refurbishment.The National Refurbishment Centre is supporting the practical delivery of green refurbishment and retrofit, based on evidence from a nationwide demonstration network of up to 500 refurbishment exemplars. The data will be stored in the Refurbishment Portal the National Refurbishment Centre's data engine.
Post date: 21 Abr 2012
For policymakers, the results documented in this paper provide an indication on the effectiveness of the EU energy performance certificate as a market signal in the commercial property sector. The findings documented here are also relevant for investors in European office markets, as the importance of energy efficiency and locational diversification is bound to increase following stricter environmental regulation and changing tenant preferences.
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