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Free webinar on the circular economy and material reuse in construction, as part of Circular Economy Week 2020, which takes place from 1st–5th June.   Programme  
Post date: 4 May 2020
Type: Događanje

The European construction sector observatory (ECSO) is an initiative under COSME. It regularly analyses and carries out comparative assessments on the construction sector in all 27 EU countries and the UK – aiming to keep European policymakers and stakeholders up to date on market conditions and policy developments.   What are ECSO's objectives?  
Post date: 30 Apr 2020
Type: Poveznica

The prospect of a decarbonised energy system is now tantalisingly close, pushed forward by an infusion of renewables into the grid, the falling cost of wind and solar PV power, and advances in energy storage and smart digitalisation.   A modernised grid could deliver more from less, at substantially lower cost, but it would also require a rethink of market structures and a system that incentivises suppliers to sell customers volume, leading to waste.  
Post date: 26 Apr 2020
Type: Vijesti

URBAN GreenUP is a project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme. Its objective is the development, application and replication of Renaturing Urban Plans in a number of European and non-European partner cities with the aim to mitigate the effects of climate change, improve air quality and water management, as well as to increase the sustainability of our cities through innovative nature-based solutions.  
Post date: 22 Apr 2020
Type: Poveznica

The European project URBAN GreenUP has released a digital tool to help cities identify the best Nature-Based Solutions to tackle environmental problems and become more resilient to climate change  
Post date: 22 Apr 2020
Type: Tool

Intelligent functional glazing with self-cleaning properties to improve the energy efficiency of the built environment Objective  
Post date: 16 Apr 2020
Type: Poveznica

Pilot implementation underway in the UK, Italy, France and Cyprus   Having as main target achieving zero and positive energy settlements in Europe using advanced energy technology, the ZERO-PLUS project has developed and implemented a comprehensive and cost-effective system composed of innovative solutions for the building envelope, for building energy generation and for energy management at the settlement level.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2020
Type: Vijesti

About this Event   The increased focus on the Climate Emergency has led to a stream of declarations to achieve Net Zero. But what does that actually mean to the built environment? Do we really know how to design and deliver a true net-zero building?  
Post date: 15 Apr 2020
Type: Događanje

BPIE - The Buildings Performance Institute Europe, developed a set of recommendations for all stakeholders which could support economic recovery post COVID-19, and trigger a renovation wave and achieve climate-neutrality for Europe’s building stock by 2050: An Action Plan for the Renovation Wave: Collectively achieving sustainable buildings in Europe.  
Post date: 13 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

Scottish startup Kenoteq has launched the K-Briq – a more sustainable building brick that is unfired and made of 90 per cent construction waste. Invented by engineering professor Gabriela Medero at Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt University, the K-Briq generates less than a tenth of the carbon emissions in its manufacture than a regular brick.   Medero spent over 10 years developing the product at the Scottish university, driven by the desire to reduce the environmental impact of the construction industry.  
Post date: 7 Apr 2020
Type: Vijesti