Environmental issues related to buildings

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ISES - International Solar Energy Society

Vision  For over 60 years the members of The International Solar Energy Society (ISES )have undertaken the product research that has helped the renewable energy industry to grow...
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Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

The Covenant of Mayors is the world's largest movement for local climate and energy actions.    The EU Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy brings together thousands of local governments voluntarily committed to implementing EU...
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Capturing the untapped benefits of energy renovation

As new Members of the European Parliament take their places and the European Green Deal — as promised by new European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen — takes shape, it bears repeating that the state of EU buildings holds the potential...

A growing body of research attaches figures to the value of benefits that energy efficiency measures deliver to public agencies, private entities, economies as a whole, and to individual citizens. Renovating private homes has a benefit-...
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European energy transition conference

An event co-organised by Bordeaux Métropole, the Dunkirk Urban Community, Greater Geneva and ADEME

 

From 28 to 30 January, the 21st edition of the European Energy...

From 28 to 30 January, the 21st edition of the European Energy Transition Conference – the annual appointment for the local and regional players committed to energy transition and adaptation to climate change – will be held in Bordeaux.  ...
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Cities & Citizens Energy Forum – Heerlen 2020

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Every year, Energy Cities organises its major conference in one of its member cities to discuss latest developments in local energy policies. Each Annual Conference is a milestone for getting updates on city...

  Aren’t you tired of sitting in a conference, listening to never-ending speeches? Are you looking for dialogues and meaningful peer-to-peer exchanges instead?   If you are seeking to rethink the boundaries of our actions...
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Plans to tighten energy efficiency in buildings

The Government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a “Future Homes Standard” for England, to be operable from 2025. There are to be proposed interim measures applicable from 2020. The aim is to ensure that new build homes in...
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Spotlight on condominiums: the EU’s orphan buildings

In many European Member States, the 3% renovation rate will only be achieved if policies also focus on collective renovation. Fortunately, valuable experience from the ground with a specific focus on multi-apartment buildings exists. At a one-day...

During the Belgian Fair for Condominiums, the ACE-Retrofitting Conference brought together Belgian and European stakeholders, from both public authorities and private entities, working in the building sector. The political debate and a...
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Achieving quality in the built environment

Statement presented on 4 May 2019 in Innsbruck (Austria) on the occasion of the ACE conference “How to Achieve Quality in the Built Environment: Quality assurance tools and systems”

While there is a broad consensus on the fact that a high-quality built environment impacts positively on people’s everyday lives, it can prove difficult for public authorities, project developers and built environment professionals to...