The development concept for the new quarter in Vienna (a former airfield) demands a great deal of sustainability: overall energy strategy, sustainability criteria as financial incentives for applicants for building permits and construction of sustainable and energy efficient buildings.
Post date: 13 Nov 2017
Building for Health. The nexus of green buildings, global health, and the U.N. sustainable development goals
The United Nations (UN) have developed a framework, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to encourage sustainable, equitable, and environmentally-conscious development by governments, private sector, and society over the subsequent 15 years. This report explores how green buildings intersect with 11 of the 17 goals, namely:
Post date: 1 Nov 2017
Este seminario web, organizado por el Smart Cities Information System (SCIS) , tendrá lugar el 2 de noviembre de 2017 a las 10:30.
Post date: 31 Oct 2017
Ideate. Collaborate. Become part of a Global Community. All in 24 Hours!
On 27 October 2017, Aephoria.net, in collaboration with The Cube Athens & Οργάνωση Γη - Organization Earth, is hosting Athens' first Climathon, inviting startups, students, entrepreneurs & technical experts to a 24-hour event that will create a roadmap of innovative solutions for local climate change challenges, based on UN's Global Goal 13 "Climate Action".
Post date: 20 Oct 2017
Energy positive sewage treatment plants - A sustainable solution for climate protection in municipalities
The municipal wastewater in Europe contains an available chemical energy of about 87,500 GWh per year. This corresponds roughly to the capacity of 12 large power plants. Due to the currently used technologies and the associated energy loss in the individual process steps, sewage treatment in Europe instead consumes primary energy of more than two power plants.
Post date: 31 Ago 2017
This EU Seminar will take place on 22 September 2017 in Padova, Italy, aiming to capitalise on a solid bulk of EU-funded research and innovation actions on sustainable urban development.
Post date: 30 Ago 2017
Hojas de ruta de la Energía (R4E) es un proyecto financiado por la UE bajo el programa Horizonte 2020, con el objetivo de desarrollar un nuevo tipo de estrategia de energía a través de visiones y planes de trabajo para el 8 ciudades asociadas, en la co-creación con las partes locales pertinentes. El proyecto se centra en tres áreas dentro del dominio de la energía sostenible, que están estrechamente vinculados a los municipios responsabilidades principales: edificios inteligentes, la movilidad inteligente, inteligente y espacios urbanos.
Post date: 17 Ago 2017
The Horizon 2020 funded project SIMPLA (Sustainable Integrated Multi-sector PLAnning) supports local authorities in harmonising their Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs) and Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs).
The project targets small and medium-sized municipalities with a population between 50.000 and 350.000 inhabitants proposing a four-step approach to foster harmonised planning.
Post date: 15 Ago 2017
The Horizon 2020 funded EURECA project is designed to provide tailored solutions to help identify the cost saving opportunities whilst signposting the environmental impact of procurement choices in data centres.
Post date: 14 Ago 2017
A start-up company called Green City Solutions has developed 4m high vertical plant walls with moss, called CityTrees. These moss installations feed on dirty air; they filter CO2, NOx and dust pollution and convert them to their own biomass. The company aims to tackle one of the biggest problems for people living in cities worldwide – air pollution. Every CityTree reduces local air pollution in a proximity until 50m by up to one third.
Post date: 8 Ago 2017