refurbishment / renovation / retrofitting

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In the past weeks, WBCSD has participated in several events centered around how the building sector is key to reviving the global economy and the importance of reinforcing sustainability going forward.   During the 11th annual World Green Building Week and Climate Week New York, there was an unequivocal consensus among all participating organizations that we need to build our way out of the social and financial crisis provoked by COVID-19, without losing sight of our net-zero targets.  
Post date: 10 nov 2020
Type: Actualité

The 5th newsletter of TripleA-reno project is out!   Contents include: TripleA-reno Toolbox session: A lively exchange on what makes deep renovation Attractive – Acceptable – Affordable An Open Gamified Platform supporting deep renovation and a friend for municipalities Introducing the TripleA-reno Combined Labelling Scheme: a resource for public buildings
Post date: 10 nov 2020
Type: Actualité

The European Commission’s Renovation Wave, unveiled earlier this month, is a breath of fresh air in a carbon-heavy sector.   It provides a comprehensive and inclusive set of actions aiming at accelerating renovation of our buildings and homes in the EU, tackling the associated challenges head on.   
Post date: 10 nov 2020
Type: Actualité

Deep renovation is a key action to drastically reduce energy demand and achieve the EU vision of a decarbonised building stock by 2050. However, only 1% of European buildings are being renovated yearly and shallow retrofits persist with low impact on energy consumption.   The StepUP project is developing new technologies and solutions to make building renovation more attractive and affordable.
Post date: 9 nov 2020
Type: Publication

TripleA-reno is an H2020 EU-funded project running from May 2018 until April 2021. It raises awareness and provides guidance on the different phases of the renovation process.  
Post date: 4 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

Authors: Roberta Capogrosso, Giulia David, Giulia De Aloysio, Luca Laghi, Roberto Malvezzi, Eraldo Menconi, Marco Padula, Francesca Pecchia, Francesca Picenni, José Manuel Salmeròn Lissén, Paolo Luigi Scala  
Post date: 27 oct 2020
Type: Lien

The untapped / hidden benefits of environmental policies are huge, this piece of research showcases and places a monetary value on the added benefits to our health, society and the economy that environmental investments and policy linked to energy efficiency can bring.  
Post date: 27 oct 2020
Type: Publication

The European Commission launched a renovation wave and a “new European Bauhaus” on Wednesday (14 October), aiming to rally popular support behind plans to cut emissions from buildings and reduce energy bills.  
Post date: 22 oct 2020
Type: Actualité

By starting local and scaling up, data can be the greatest ally of Europe’s upcoming renovation wave, writes Cristina Gamboa.   The COVID-19 wake-up call has shifted EU sustainability policy from ambition to action. We have seen decision-makers strive for recovery packages that can both deliver on climate goals and rescue turbulent economies. The EU had already set much of this in motion with its Green Deal and target-based climate law.  
Post date: 22 oct 2020
Type: Actualité