United Kingdom

This article illustrates how the implementation of the EPBD in the UK has interacted with the CEN EPBD-related standards. The focus is on the UK story, but the some of the opinions and perspectives reflect discussions with technical advisors and civil servants in other countries. I was quite close to some of the decisions and the reasoning behind them but more distant from others. So, some of the views expressed are inferences, sometimes from 15 or so years ago.
Post date: 19 Nov 2019
Type: Publication

London Build features: 500+ speakers across 9 conference theatres (Future London, London Design, Interiors & Fit-out, BIM & Digital Construction, Smart London, Sustainability, Interior & Fit-out, Innovation, Skills Hub, Fire Safety & Innovation and Infrastructure), 220+ CPD knowledge sessions, 350+ exhibitors across 7 exhibition zones and a range of exclusive free-to-attend networking events including: Meet the Buyer sessions, Women in Constructi
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: Evento

What does the transition towards lowcarbon building stock mean for Europe?   European building stock is responsible for around a third of CO2 emissions, and the EU has set a target of 20 % reduction by 2020 and 60 % by 2030, from a 1990 baseline. Meeting these targets means focusing on decarbonising the power supply and making concerted efforts to reduce energy demand through retrofits of existing stock.  
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News

El edificio verde más grande de Europa estará en Londres. Desde Sheppard Robson lo han bautizado como Citicape House, una estructura que contará con una fachada viviente de 400.000 plantas que el estudio de arquitectura pretende usar como revestimiento.
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News

SolarPower Europe and The Solar Trade Association are bringing together first line experts on the O&M and Asset Management conference. This event will drive the discussion on enhancing excellence and transparency, as well as new digital solutions that the industry, the financial community and all the relevant stakeholders can benefit from. Leading companies that represent a significant share of Europe’s solar PV portfolio are already committed to this process.  
Post date: 13 Nov 2019
Type: Evento

The 12th edition of the ZERO-PLUS newsletter has been released!   Enjoy your reading here.
Post date: 29 Ott 2019
Type: News

This technical report accompanies the 'Net Zero' advice report which is the Committee's recommendation to the UK Government and Devolved Administrations on the date for a net-zero emissions target in the UK and revised long-term targets in Scotland and Wales. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland each have an important role to play in delivering a UK net-zero emissions target.
Post date: 23 Ott 2019
Type: Publication

View the programme   The wider industry is waking up to the benefits of energy efficient buildings and many policies are beginning to point to Passivhaus (or equivalent!) But are we capable of propelling Passivhaus as the new norm for the masses?  
Post date: 21 Ott 2019
Type: Evento

The TEMPO workshop 'New digital solutions for lower temperatures' will take place on 7 November 2019 in Brescia (Italy). Organised by A2A Calore & Servizi and Euroheat & Power/DHC+, this event will showcase the latest technology developments on digitalisation in district heating and cooling and the innovations of TEMPO in terms of digital solutions for low-temperature networks.  
Post date: 21 Ott 2019
Type: Evento

It is clear that we need to build a more sustainable world. Groups of people from all different areas are working towards this goal. However, so often we work in silos, trying to leverage our specific expertise only. The problem is that climate change is complex. The challenges we face and transformation we need impact a huge variety of actors, topics and fields in an interrelated way. These are not separated by expertise or field, so our approach to overcoming climate-related challenges can’t be siloed either.  
Post date: 18 Ott 2019
Type: News