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Reducing the amount of energy consumed every day is Europe's biggest energy resource. We need to incorporate energy efficiency in our daily life to consume less and better -- It is cheaper, protects our environment and favours competitiveness. We are all involved! BY EUROPEAN COMMISSION (http://ec.europa.eu/) Read more on Construction21
Post date: 19 Giu 2012
Type: News

At the conference, which will be organized in parallel sessions and workshops, the following topics will be addressed: Emerging tools and methods for building sustainability assessment (BSA) Development and application of existing sustainability assessment tools, methods and certification systems Comparison of BSA tools and methods Normalisation of life-cycle analysis and building sustainability assessment Life-cycle assessment (LCA) of materials, products and buildings
Post date: 19 Giu 2012
Type: News

The signatories of this charter will be referenced in priority for renovations realized by low-income households. The "Habiter mieux" programme was launched in 2010 by Anah to help modest or very modest homeowners to finance renovations to their homes in order to save 25% energy consumptions. Owners can get some  customized engineering advice. The average amount of work is now 14,200 euros and the goal is to reach 30,000 households assisted this year. A competitive advantage for the signatories
Post date: 19 Giu 2012
Type: News

A binding target to reduce by 1.5% per year from all sales energy, excluding transport. This is a generalization of our European "Energy Saving Certificates" for which France is already under way since 2005. If the Danish Presidency intends to limit the use of flexibility to 25% of the initial goal, French support is ready to set a cap even lower than 20% and invites its European partners to show the same ambition.
Post date: 19 Giu 2012
Type: News

Conference Room Interface : C4.1.1 - Exhibition Hall - 1st floor. Tuesday, June 19th at 15.30 and Wednesday, June 20th at 9.00. Lectures in English.They will also answer questions from visitors to the booth 2E12 during the two days of the show (Stand common with the World Green Building Council). Social Networks
Post date: 19 Giu 2012
Type: News

This new offering has been tested on pilot operations in UK, Morocco, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium and Italy. Based on a generic international repository, this certification is established on four keys:  
Post date: 19 Giu 2012
Type: News

It will take place on June 21th, 2012 from 8.30 to 10.30 am at CSTB officies in Paris. Many tools are used for design and optimization of a building. Today tools for Building Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) assessment are highlighting the contribution of construction systems to Eco design. These tools are in the early stage  but mature enough to be tested as decision making tools: purchase of materials, buildings design, even at an upper scale the development of a neighborhood.- How to integrate these tools in an operational way in the projects?
Post date: 19 Giu 2012
Type: News

Thursday, June 7, 2012 / 16h-18h / Lausanne Free admission. Registration required via www.lasmala.org Alpha-Palmiers, Rue du Petit Chêne 34 Plan access (for all!) www.lasmala.org Contact +41 78 943 44 14 or info @ lasmala.org Read more on Construction21
Post date: 19 Giu 2012
Type: News

         Energy Efficiency in the BuildignSector: a Sustainable Future EnEf is a two year project aiming to improve energy efficiency in buildings, by alleviating the lack of knowledge of entrepreneurs and managers of the building industry. Specific objective will be to set up new methodologies and build up training modules in European standards concerning energy efficiency in buildings.
Post date: 19 Giu 2012
Type: News