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The Future Friendly Awards is a nationwide search for communities and families who are making a real difference by championing sustainability and environmentally friendly practices.
Post date: 20 avr 2010
Type: Actualité

The updated requirements will ensure that the government’s Energy Star label continues to deliver a significant increase in energy efficiency over homes that are built to code and standard builder business practices. These guidelines will go into effect in January 2011, although some builders may choose to adopt the new requirements earlier. Key elements of the new guidelines for Energy Star qualified homes include:
Post date: 20 avr 2010
Type: Actualité

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Post date: 19 avr 2010
Type: Évènement

The European Concrete Platform working together with the Architects Council of Europe believed it valuable to gather together these terms and establish a ‘working’ glossary of the concepts currently in use in a concise, easily accessible form. This can then be used to disseminate information about sustainable construction more widely
Post date: 19 avr 2010
Type: Lien

Brussels, 24 March 2010 – ‘Achieving intelligent energy in cities by speaking the same language’ was the theme of the event jointly organised today by the Architects Council of Europe and the European Concrete Platform.  The two organisations also launched the results of the ‘Common Language’ project. “There is a need for a holistic approach to sustainable construction and we have thus aimed to show leadership in this field” stated Selma Harrington, President of ACE.
Post date: 16 avr 2010
Type: Actualité

Sustainability is high on the global agenda and climate programmes require sustainable building in order to reduce CO2 emissions and save fossil fuels. Municipalities, housing corporations and other building administrators are seeking possibilities to make their existing properties more sustainable and energy efficient. The international conference on energy efficient renovation in residential building sector will provide a good opportunity to receive the most relevant and recent information.
Post date: 14 avr 2010
Type: Actualité

Post date: 13 avr 2010
Type: Publication

Post date: 13 avr 2010
Type: Publication