Environmental issues related to buildings


Survey: Indoor environmental quality in buildings

Quantifying the health and performance gains of enhanced indoor environmental quality in offices, schools and hospitals.

Across Europe, 90 million children and young people spend their weekdays in schools, colleges and universities. More than one in three of the working population is office-based.   And every year, 90 million patients spend more than a week...

Quality Architecture for sustainable and high performing buildings - EUSEW ACE Energy Day

On 18 June the Architects' Council of Europe will co-organise an Energy Day entitled "Quality Architecture for sustainable and high­ performing buildings" in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW).


The workshop will include three main sessions: -Bringing solutions together: voluntary certification schemes and other integrated approaches in support of deep renovation of buildings -Architects feedback on testing Level(s) -Up-­skilling...

Social housing could be the first sector to decarbonize

  Drastically lowering energy consumption in buildings – and indeed, developing nearly-zero energy buildings (nZEBs) and positive-energy (or ‘smart’) buildings that can interact with the grid – is a cornerstone of Europe’s climate and...

Homes4Life - Certification for ageing in place - Stakeholder workshop

Discover and contribute to the Homes4Life vision which will underpin a new European Certification Scheme

Registration is free through EventBrite   Further information at alexis.david@ectp.org   Our living environments have a tremendous impact on our health and wellbeing. Ensuring their suitability and adaptability to people’s needs and...

The 11th edition of ZERO-PLUS newsletter has been released

Take a look at the latest news of the ZERO-PLUS Project and stay tuned for the upcoming newsletter! 11th edition of ZERO-PLUS newsletter  

EU Sustainable Energy Week EUSEW - Shaping Europe’s Energy Future

The aim of the present EU Sustainable Energy Week campaign is to raise awareness about sustainable energy practices


The Policy Conference is the biggest European conference...

Conference The Policy Conference (18-20 June in Brussels) features a diverse programme of sessions and side events aimed at discussing and shaping Europe's energy future. View the...

EeB PPP Project Review 2019 now available!

This yearly publication presents the progress of a portfolio of 174 European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. 110 projects have been co-funded within the EeB PPP under the 7th...

METIS, cost-efficient district heating development

METIS is a mathematical model providing analysis of the European energy system. It simulates the operation of energy systems and markets on an hourly basis over a year, while factoring in uncertainties like weather variations. In order to...