Local/regional/national authorities and facilitators

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Concept:   Residential heating energy accounts for more than 30 percent of energy use in most countries of Europe and Central Asia, and even more than 40 percent in the Balkans. Previous construction and heating methods did not focus on saving energy and the environment.   As a result, a highly inefficient energy use intensifies the impact of escalating energy prices on low-income households.
Post date: 3 nov 2020
Type: Lien

The Housing Evolutions Hub highlights the latest innovations in the field of social, public, affordable and responsible housing. Additionally, it provides a European-wide platform for communities of experts and practitioners to share and learn from innovation challenges that are crucial to enhance and promote their housing objectives.   THE PILLARS OF THE HOUSING EVOLUTION HUB
Post date: 3 nov 2020
Type: Lien

Heating and cooling are the largest sources of energy demand in Europe and, at the moment, they are mainly covered by fossil fuels, while low carbon energy sources like waste heat and cold recovery and renewable energy sources remain marginal.   Nevertheless, current studies showed that, in the European Union (EU), the amount of heat wasted by industries in the form of hot water or flue gases would be sufficient to cover the entire EU’s heating needs.  
Post date: 3 nov 2020
Type: Évènement

Concept:   Buildings are central to meeting the sustainability challenge. In the developed world, buildings consume over 70% of the electric power generated and 40% of primary energy and are responsible for 40% of CO2 emissions from the energy services they require. In Europe, 75-90% of today’s buildings will be in use in 2050.  
Post date: 3 nov 2020
Type: Lien

Starting March 2022, any new building in Israel will be constructed according to the national green standards.   "We are pioneers and very proud of this," said Ran Avraham, head of the green building unit at the Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection (MoEP), referring to the new mandatory sustainable construction legislation.  
Post date: 2 nov 2020
Type: Actualité

Monday 30 November 2020, 10:30-11:45 CET   Air infiltration in buildings has multiple consequences on energy use and indoor environmental quality which depend on the location and distribution of leakages. Among others, pollutant infiltration and air draft are highly affected by leakage distribution. In current practice, leakage detection is frequently performed together with an airtightness test.  
Post date: 2 nov 2020
Type: Évènement

Tuesday November 10th, 2020 at 12:00-14:30 UTC/GMT   Progressing the scientific basis of indoor environmental quality is essential to understand which aspects can be better optimised to substantially reduce energy use in buildings. In recent years, IEA Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) international research projects have been investigating for this purpose both indoor air quality and thermal comfort.  
Post date: 2 nov 2020
Type: Évènement

N° EASME/2019/OP/0007, entitled STUDY ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN EU FRAMEWORK FOR BUILDINGS' DIGITAL LOGBOOK (“B-LOG”), running from 13 December 2019 to 12 December 2020.   A digital building logbook is a common repository for all relevant building data. It facilitates transparency, trust, informed decision making and information sharing within the construction sector, among building owners and occupants, financial institutions, and public authorities.  
Post date: 30 oct 2020
Type: Évènement

Interested participants in the REHVA COVID-19 COURSE, can now enroll and learn how to resume activities, safely operate buildings and specifically use densely occupied indoor spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic.  
Post date: 30 oct 2020
Type: Actualité

Join the team from the International Passive House Association (iPHA) for their new series: iPHA Q&A with PHI! Once a month, iPHA will sit down with experts from different departments at the Passive House Institute (PHI) to hear about the work they do, what they offer and how you can make the most of those offerings!  
Post date: 30 oct 2020
Type: Évènement