Environmental issues related to buildings

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State of the art of environmental sustainability in academic curricula and conditions for registration

This report of the EDUCATE (Environmental Design in University Curricula and Architectural Training in Europe) project analyses and consolidates the international state-of-the-art concerning the integration of sustainable environmental design and...
The report features the following contents: Detailed description of architectural-accredited degrees (including undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses) at each of the 7 partner academic institutions; Significant exempla of...
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State of the art of environmental sustainability in professional practice

This report of the EDUCATE (Environmental Design in University Curricula and Architectural Training in Europe) project analyses the state of the art of environmental sustainability in professional practice in Europe and across selected non-European...
The analysis featured in this report has been performed through on-line electronic surveys in order to ascertain the existing state of play in terms of environmental awareness, knowledge, ability-base and demands within architectural...
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Un guide anti-précarité énergétique dans l'habitat à vocation sociale

Un guide méthodologique à l'usage des bailleurs privés et publics, des collectivités et des associations intitulé "Habitat à vocation sociale : Sortir de la précarité énergétique" sera disponible en ligne gratuitement dès le 26 avril sur www.finsh....
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Low and net zero energy buildings with EPS insulation

This brochure published by the European Manufacturers of Expanded Polystyrene (EUMEPS) gives an overview of the regulatory background on an EU level for low energy and net zero energy buildings. It details the principles and advantages of such...
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Environment: Six finalists vie for title of European Green Capital 2012 and 2013

The competition for the 2012 and 2013 European Green Capital Awards has entered its final stages, with the 17 candidate cities now been whittled down to a shortlist of six. The finalists are Barcelona and Vitoria-Gasteiz from Spain, Malmö from...
More documentation required Applicant cities have been asked to provide information on a variety of indicator areas with regards to their present environmental status and results, what they are doing to improve the urban living conditions...
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Living the future: housing, sustainable cities and the EU cohesion policy after 2013

Practical details: The conference will take place on May 18th 2010 in Brescia (Northern Italy) from 9:30 until 17:30, as part of the CECODHAS-Housing Europe General Assembly Meetings. All information related to the location as well as the...
Array Be part of the discussion on how the EU (in particular the EU Cohesion Policy) can help to develop smart, resource-efficient and inclusive cities and neighbourhoods and why affordable housing is a crucial element of it!What...
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Life cycle assessment of a positive energy house in France

The « positive energy house » concept combines energy saving, e.g. applying the passive house approach, and electricity production using a renewable resource, leading to a positive primary energy balance on a yearly basis. Compared to a standard...
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Last Call for Applications: European Energy Service Award 2009

Only few more days left to apply for the European Energy Service Award 2009. Until 30th of April 2010 you can apply in three categories. The category Best Energy Service Promoter distinguishes active disseminators that essentially contributed to...
Application deadline: 30th of April 2010 Apply now at http://www.european-energy-service-initiative.net/de/195.html Further information and application documents are available at http://www.european-energy-service-initiative.net/de/195....