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
Drastically lowering energy consumption in buildings – and indeed, developing nearly-zero energy buildings (nZEBs) and positive-energy (or ‘smart’) buildings that can interact with the grid – is a cornerstone of Europe’s climate and energy policy.
Post date: 4 Jun 2019
We are happy to share with you the recording and the material of the first webinar of the EUROCITIES task-force on the localisation of Sustainable Development Goal. The meeting took place last May 13.
Post date: 21 May 2019
We are pleased to invite you for a meeting of the EUROCITIES task-force on the localisation of Sustainable Development Goals, with a focus on mutual learning and presentation of EUROCITIES SDGs Report and activities at EU level.
Post date: 20 May 2019
The Commission adopted today a draft mandate to engage -- on behalf of the European Union in the negotiations to modernise the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) -- a plurilateral trade and investment agreement applicable to the energy sector to which the EU is part. These negotiations aim to revise the provisions of the Treaty in a way to reflect the EU’s reformed approach on investment protection and achieve greater legal certainty and clarity of the rules applicable to the protection of investments.
Post date: 16 May 2019
REPLICATE – REnaissance of PLaces with Innovative Citizenship And TEchnologies – is a European research and development project that aims to deploy integrated energy, mobility and ICT solutions in city districts.
Post date: 24 Apr 2019
KES International is pleased to invite contributions for SEB-19 taking place in Budapest, Hungary. SEB-19 invites participation and paper submissions across a broad range of sustainability and energy related topics relevant to the main theme of Sustainability in Energy and Buildings.
Applicable areas include:
Post date: 3 Apr 2019
This atlas is part of the ESPON project Alps 2050 that develops spatial visions and perspectives for the Alpine region towards the year 2050. The spatial perimeter goes beyond the Alps in the morphological sense (which is mostly congruent with the Alpine Convention perimeter) but also considers the Territorial Cooperation Programme Alpine Space and the Macro-regional strategy EUSALP.
Post date: 12 Mar 2019
Sustainable building practice in Europe has to a large extent been led by green building certification schemes to date. These certifications cover hundreds of millions of m2 of building space and have achieved a high degree of market penetration in the non-residential sector of some European countries.
Post date: 8 Mar 2019
In the nine years since the last edition of the Procura+ Manual was published, much has changed.
Post date: 5 Mar 2019