Environmental issues related to buildings

Getting on track to limit global temperature increase to 1.5°C, as was agreed in Paris back in 2015, would not just be good for our climate, but first and foremost for all citizens.   What changes to the European policy framework and new initiatives could be prepared and implemented in the coming years?   This paper on the zero carbon and circular challenge in the built environment puts forward several policy recommendations.
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

As Theresa May signs into law a commitment to bring the UK’s carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, one city in the UK is on its way to achieving this goal 22 years sooner   As one of her final acts as Prime Minister, Theresa May, announced that she will be signing into law a pledge to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. This would make Britain the first member of the G7 to make such a commitment official.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: Vijesti

Glass in architecture has been recently used more intensively thanks to developments in its manufacturing   Whether you are arriving to or departing from Helsinki Airport, the first thing you notice is the glass around you and the characteristic Finnish design. If you pay attention, you will find yourself believing there are some forest elves watching you.   The impressive structure features glass that playfully illuminates the wood present everywhere.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: Vijesti

A major venticool event is approaching: the 40th AIVC - 6th venticool & 8th Tight Vent joint conference:   "From energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate - 40 years of AIVC" to be held in Ghent on 15-16 October 2019.   Also, you should save the dates for the 41st AIVC- 7th venticool & 9th TightVent Conference on 14, 15 & 16 September 2020 in Athens, Greece.  
Post date: 21 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Concept   The LIFE Program of the European Union was born with the intention of providing funding for the defense of the Environment and Climate Action. Its objective is to be the catalyst for changes in development and environmental policies, providing solutions and improvements in order to achieve environmental and climate objectives.
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: Poveznica

Concept and Objectives   Belgium must reach the climate goals! Look at the potential – Belgian energy use is 70% above European average – You can already tell that improvement is not only possible, it is vital. BE REEL! and its partners support these ambitious plans.   We aspire a renovation rate increase for which we develop, test, evaluate, refine and demonstrate the most appropriate structural measures.  
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: Poveznica

“Renovation of buildings is by far the most cost-effective way to tackle the climate problem”, said Roel Vermeiren from the Flemish Energy Agency, speaking at the LIFE Platform meeting on Climate Action and the Building Sector on 17 June.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: Vijesti

Concept:   EUREM is a standardised European EnergyManager training program comprising courses, self-learning and practical work, combined with access to a European alumni network for continued knowledge exchange.  
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Type: Poveznica

Concept   In industrial and service sectors, energy efficiency investments are often not implemented due to a combination of factors and barriers faced by the actor involved. Even for enterprises that are subject to mandatory audits, the recommendations are often not implemented due to those factors and barriers.  
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Type: Poveznica

A wide diffusion of green envelopes in cities can be an opportunity to improve urban environment conditions and reduce negative effects of climate change.   The green roof system is a widespread solution adopted all over the world due to the relative simplicity of installation and the large private and social benefits provided.  
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Type: Publication