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Horizon 2020 project nominated for the prestigious Zukunftspreis for innovation, using CO2 as a raw material to make plastics

Dr Christoph Gürtler, Prof Walter Leitner and Dr Berit Stange have have proven that CO2 currently emitted by industries to the atmosphere could be turned into tangible and marketable materials for future products. Researchers and industry have...

U-CERT news article October 2019 issue REHVA Journal

Under the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), all EU countries have established independent energy performance certification systems supported by independent mechanisms of control and verification. However, current practices and tools...

Eurac Research's advice to the Ukrainian government on renewables

For the past 15 months Eurac Research has been offering extensive advice to the Ukrainian government on promoting sustainable development and renewable energy. The consultancy, implemented by an Italo-Austrian team, included the Austrian...

Webinar - The First Preparatory Webinar of GFHS 2020: Strategies for fighting epidemics: adaptable buildings and resilient cities

The First Preparatory Webinar of The 15th Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS 2020) Theme: Strategies for fighting epidemics: adaptable buildings and resilient cities Date and Time: 10a.m – 12p.m, CET...

Climate-neutral EU before 2050

The announcement of the European Green Deal Investment Plan in January revealed the European Commission’s priorities in mobilizing at least €1 trillion in sustainable investment over the next decade, with the aim of...

Call for Papers – 6th International Congress on Energy Efficiency and Energy Related Materials

Call for Papers – 6th International Congress on Energy Efficiency and Energy Related Materials   IMPORTANT DATES 01 Abstract Submission Deadline: June 29, 2020 02 Deadline for all Oral Presentation to be...

4RinEU demonstration activities: where do we stand?

Haugerudsenteret (Oslo, Norway) – Our first success story. Energy performance to be assessed The Norwegian demo case, located in Oslo, is the first example of a successful implementation of 4RinEU methodology. The...

Housing: an essential piece of the ‘Next Generation EU’ puzzle

The Coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on Europe’s housing crisis, exposing the shortcomings of our housing policies that have increased inequalities and destabilized our societies. Now that the “Stay at home” guidelines pushed us...

Rebuilding Europe: Deep energy renovation should be the heart of EU economic recovery

We are just beginning to rebuild Europe after a period of unprecedented economic, social and personal turmoil. With this spirit of renaissance in our hearts, there has never been a better time to rethink and renovate the buildings that...

Sustainable Finance: Commission welcomes the adoption by the European Parliament of the Taxonomy Regulation

The European Commission has welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of the Taxonomy Regulation – a key piece of legislation that will contribute to the European Green Deal by boosting private sector investment in green and...