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ManagEnergy Expert Mission to Lyon, in France

Read about the ManageEnergy Expert Mission To ALEC Lyon – the local energy agency of the Lyon Municipality – which was completed on the first week in January. The goal of the expert mission was to understand how the agency could best scale-up Global...

The Financial Incentives to Build a Green Construction Company

There’s no denying that sustainable businesses are more popular than ever. Because climate change continues to pose serious threats, companies must rework their systems to reduce emissions, waste, and other practices that put the planet at risk. But...

Cities can lead the decarbonisation of buildings and be trailblazers for renewables

The Renewables in Cities 2021 Global Status Report shows that more than 1 billion people – about 25% of the urban population – live in a city with a renewable energy target and/or policy. Over 1,300 cities, from the Americas to Sub-Saharan Africa,...

Commission launches a competition to find Europe’s greenest cities

Will your city be the next European Green Capital or European Green Leaf winner?   The European Commission launched the competition for 2023 European Green Capital (EGCA 2023) and the 2022 European Green Leaf (EGLA 2022) Awards, recognising cities...

FEDARENE Info 50 – Focus on District Heating and Cooling

Our 2021 Spring Edition of the FEDARENE Info is out!   This season, we focus on District Heating and Cooling – a sector that could become one of the most important contributors to the EU Green Deal and Energy Transition. Heating and cooling drives...

Building Techniques for Eco-Friendly Rain and Runoff Management

During building design and construction phases, workers have many priorities to consider from start to finish. It’s essential to use proper rain and runoff management techniques to avoid floods, prevent erosion and more. Everything built without...

It’s Not Just a Façade… A Not So Conventional Approach to Creating Energy Efficient, Comfortable Homes

by Mark Douglas Wessel   In principle, the idea of retrofitting homes to net zero sounds appealing enough. But the cost of implementing deep energy upgrades that might cost 45-60,000 Euro per home has long been a non-starter whether you’re an...

EU Green Week 2021: zero pollution ambition

The next EU Green Week will be dedicated to EU's zero pollution ambition. Become an event partner until the 15th of April! Pollution is the underlying root cause of many health and environmental issues.   According to the World Health Organization,...

Straw now integrated into BIM

12 walls representative of the main current practices in straw construction were modelled in BIM.   The walls were described in 3D and commented on in French, English and Spanish, with a list of materials used and environmental and thermal...

[Webinar] Launch of FLEXharvester : Unlock the value of energy flexibility

This webinar explains how the new software platform FLEXharvester with the application STORM District Energy Controller facilitates the harvesting of energy flexibility in heat grids and multi-energy networks by leveraging your existing...