Environmental issues related to buildings

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Build Up Webinars – Join us!

Every month, Build Up works to offer informative webinars on cutting-edge topics to bring international experts closer to the public. In line with the Topic of the month, we look for current, relevant and innovative topics for users always...
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Langes Haus - Germany

This is a project involving the transformation of an old farmhouse in the foothills of the Alps: the aim was to create a sustainable and (as far as possible) self-sufficient surplus-energy building.  The Langes Haus development should also...
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Unconference Living Future 2020

The crisis of climate change is bearing down on the places and people we love. Committed to forward motion, our community works quickly to reverse this course even as a widening disaster looms on the horizon.   Yet – why do we still show...
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Sustainable Places - SP2020

Europe’s #1 destination for dissemination of research, collaboration, networking and the creation of market opportunities

 

Join us to discuss 2020 themes on Circular Economy, Digital Twins, BIPV, Local Energy Communities, Sustainable Digital Infrastructure, and as always all sustainability topics are welcome.   The SP event has been postponed and will...
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EU project HARP to develop an app helping to switch to more efficient heating systems

Background – Why the EU heating stock needs to change   Among the 126 million boilers installed in the EU, a staggering 60% are inefficient (performing as a C or lower energy class). However, people are rarely aware of the...
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Triple-A project

The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 846569. 

Enhancing at an Early Stage the Investment Value Chain of Energy Efficiency Projects Triple-A has a practical result-oriented approach, seeking to identify which investments can be considered as Triple-A investments, fostering sustainable...
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Designing buildings in the context of the circular economy

The aim of this document is to inform and support actors along the construction value chain, this document provides principles for circular design of buildings. Behind these principles lie a vast amount of knowledge and information. The...
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Using prefabrication to accelerate building renovation

Buildings can undergo deep energy renovation in a fraction of the normal time for construction, thanks to EU-funded innovations.

Two projects called BERTIM and MORE-CONNECT have demonstrated ways of retrofitting prefabricated façade and roof panels that incorporate energy efficiency improvements. This kind of offsite construction means building renovations take less...