Environmental issues related to buildings

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European Week of Regions and Cities

The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional...

The event was created in 2003 when the European Committee of the Regions invited Brussels-based local and regional representations to the European Union to open their doors to visitors simultaneously.   One year later the European...
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SBE BEYOND 2020 - CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

As part of an SBE | Sustainable Built Environment conference series, BEYOND 2020 will not only serve as a stand-alone world conference with independent paper requirements and review process, but will also embrace the key findings from the 16...

OUR AMBITION   The overall ambition of the World Sustainable Built Environment conference, BEYOND 2020 is to collectively formulate a transformational plan and set of commitments for the built environment to support the implementation of...
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Energy renovations: market needs at the centre of EU funded projects’ solutions

Within the framework of the achievement of both 2030 energy efficiency targets and the 2050 EU building stock decarbonisation goal, the pressure put on the shoulders of the actors involved in the energy renovation value chain is...
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Roger Léron Award 2019 Celebrating outstanding contributions to sustainable energy

The Roger Léron Award celebrates outstanding contributions to the development of sustainable energy at the EU, local and regional level. The Prize established in 2014, is named in memory of Roger Léron, a pioneer of regional energy development in...

Many people are working on the ground to advance the Energy Transition, whether they are a part of a local or regional energy agency, a public authority, a non-profit organisation or a private company. All of these people show the same...
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Building circular and climate-neutral buildings for Europe

The circular economy will be an essential building block of a climate-neutral Europe. A circular economy means making the most of our resources, doing more with less while reducing waste and energy use. This is a huge challenge for the...

It is important to remind ourselves that as one of Europe’s largest economic sectors (almost 10% GDP) the construction is a very divers industry that includes a huge number of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).   These SMEs will be...
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Sowing seeds for timber skyscrapers can rewind the carbon footprint of the concrete industry

The Centre for Natural Material Innovation exhibit their proposals for timber skyscrapers at the Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition.

Recent innovations in engineered timber have laid the foundations for the world’s first wooden skyscrapers to appear within a decade, a feat that is not only achievable—according to the Centre for Natural Material Innovation—but one they...
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Energy efficiency: adding architectural value to prefab solutions

Architects don’t usually like prefabricated solutions. But they concede there are upsides, and when time is of the essence, saving the planet becomes the priority   Practical or beautiful? The question doesn’t seem to be...
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CitizEE H2020 Project Launched: Scaling up Public Sustainable Investments via Citizen Financing Schemes

Technical information: 
-    GA Number: 847147
-    Duration: 36 months
-    Start Date: 01 May 2019
-    Estimated Project Cost: € 1,498,532.53
-    Requested EU Contribution: € 1,498,532.50
 

CitizEE is a new Coordiantion and Support Action at European level, funded under the Horizon 2020 programme. The project has been launched in May 2019, with a kick-off meeting held by WIP Renewable Energies in its facilities in Munich (...