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The Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU) introduced in 2012 an important new dimension to the energy saving in buildings legislative landscape. Article 4 requires Member States, for the first time, to set out national strategies for the renovation of their building stocks, thereby filling a major gap in policy concerning the existing building stock. 
Post date: 29 Dic 2014
Type: News

CESBA stands for Common European Sustainable Building Assessment and is a common initiative towards promoting a harmonization of sustainable building assessments for public buildings throughout Europe. The inducement of CESBA is the perception of the variety of sustainable building certification systems in European regions and the need to find a common framework for building assessments.
Post date: 29 Dic 2014
Type: News

Eurbanlab is a European initiative to accelerate urban innovations. It wants to share, improve and spread urban innovations and learn from these urban innovations. During this conference, working with World Cities Network, we are gathering our respective networks to share ideas and determine ways to work with cities and partners to deliver impact.
Post date: 23 Dic 2014
Type: News

During the 6th edition of the Bativert Forum in Casablanca, the opening of the first extra European Construction21 platform was announced with the launch of Construction21 Morocco. The Moroccan cluster EMC becomes the first African chapter of the international network dedicated to the environmental transition in the building sector. This newly created platform will offer not only a place for information and exchanges to the Moroccan professionals on sustainable construction, but also a tool for promotion of innovation on an international scale.
Post date: 23 Dic 2014
Type: News

The Romania Green Building Council (RoGBC) and Alesonor are launching the first phase of Amber Gardens; the first large scale residential project in Romania that integrates bioclimatic designs and follows the passive house standard.
Post date: 23 Dic 2014
Type: News

"The risk of mortgage default is one-third lower for energy-efficient Energy-Star rated homes"... quoted in a Bloomberg financial news article of last year we uncovered while undertaking our own green mortgage research. Conclusive evidence that energy efficiency is good for bank's mortgage loan portfolios and that the greater the energy efficiency, the lower the risk default.
Post date: 14 Set 2014
Type: News

The event builds on the successful “ICT for Sustainable Places” conference held in Nice in September 2013. Sustainable Places 2014 (01 - 03/10/2014) will focus on energy efficiency at building, neighbourhood, district and city levels. It will cover research and innovation projects and initiatives across the construction value chain.This open research forum will be a key opportunity for delegates to meet and network with:
Post date: 11 Set 2014
Type: News

The Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) and Construction21 have agreed to intensify their collaboration to inform all interested experts in European countries about latest trends, policy developments and innovations with respect to the energy performance of buildings.
Post date: 7 Set 2014
Type: News

UNEP's Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative (UNEP-SBCI) has, together with Skanska and other partners, assessed ways and means for Greening the Building Supply Chain, which constitutes the purpose of this new report. While there is increasing awareneness and efforts to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, the work to realize reduced material use, water consumption and waste generation in the overall delivery of buildings and throughout the construction system have been less advanced.
Post date: 26 Ago 2014
Type: News

The first international conference in the framework of the ee-WiSEproject titled ¨Tools for the improvement of energy efficiency in buildings¨This is the end and the beginning. We have been working with enormous enthusiasm over the last few years concerning the topic of Energy-Efficiency retrofitting in buildings and we are convinced that this is the most sensible way to start a green economy in Europe. To achieve this, we have developed a Knowledge Transfer Framework that we are making available to each and every one of you.
Post date: 22 Ago 2014
Type: News