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On 7-8 July, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker met with other Group of Twenty (G20) leaders for a summit in Hamburg, Germany. This was the first such global meeting following the announcement by the US Administration of its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.  
Post date: 11 Jul 2017
Type: Noticias

The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC) contributes to the common objective of the Paris Agreement of limiting global warming to well below 2°C  
Post date: 11 Jul 2017
Type: Enlace

IEA-EBC Annex 63: Implementation of energy strategies in communities – Putting energy in urban planning processes  
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Type: Enlace

by Peter Wouters (INIVE eeig), Malcolm Orme (IEA-EBC)  
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Type: Noticias

This book, is a guide to the relationship between building design, urban planning and climate. Aimed at architecture and urban planning professionals and students alike, it offers real-life solutions to climatological site planning and design issues, helping to settle disputes about site orientation, site organisation, and the assembly of building materials.   It is organised into the following three parts:  
Post date: 28 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

The 7th International Building Physics Conference (IBPC 2018): “Healthy, Intelligent, and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments”, aims to advance the collective understanding of the nature and behaviour of the cyber-physical systems in these different scales, how they interact, and what can be done to optimise their design and operation for healthy, intelligent and resilient buildings and urban environments.   Contributions are invited, but not limited to, the following topics:   Building Materials, Assemblies, and Enclosure Systems
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: Evento

 
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: Caso

The pressure is on for countries to honour their climate change commitments. But, with one of the world´s heavyweights in economy´s president threatening to tear up the Paris agreement and another quitting the EU - the question is, where does this leave the green energy sector? Step in crowdfunding, which aims to capitalise.  
Post date: 25 Mayo 2017
Type: Noticias

AHR EXPO
Post date: 22 Mayo 2017
Type: Evento

ASHRAE (The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) has just announced the publication of the following standard: ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 214-2017, Standard for Determining and Expressing Building Energy Performance in a Rating Programme. The standard aims at providing uniformity in the building energy labelling and disclosure process. It gives a standardised approach for determining and expressing building energy performance in a rating programme and standardises the content of a label associated with the energy component of a rating programme.  
Post date: 17 Mayo 2017
Type: Noticias