International Organizations

The glossary is a collaboration between the Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN) and the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE). Integrating more than 250 definitions and links, it allows the user to get a clear and broad overview of the terminology relating to building energy efficiency.
Post date: 21 Gen 2014
Type: Tool

In 2000 the Emporis website was founded as Skyscrapers.com, with a focus on collecting information on skyscrapers and high-rise buildings only. Since 2003 Emporis has branched out, widening its database by collecting building information on all construction types. In addition, the Image Shop has approximately 580,000 royalty-free photographs of buildings all over the world. Contributors are located worldwide: data is collected by our editorial Community, data researchers and public.
Post date: 21 Gen 2014
Type: Tool

Better data is required to develop more energy efficient buildings. As the strategies for improving the energy performance of buildings become more complex, policy-makers need more and better data to design and evaluate policies and programmes and to put into place monitoring systems to measure the progress of the various policy instruments.   This BUILD UP Web Seminar is an opportunity to:
Post date: 23 Dic 2013
Type: News

Open Regional Fund for South East Europe - Energy Efficiency is implementing the project under the working title Monitoring and Verification Platform (MVP) in the South East European countries on behalf of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Project activities are part of the work program of the Energy Efficiency Coordination Group within Energy Community Secretariat in Vienna (http://www.energy-community.org/).
Post date: 3 Dic 2013
Type: Publication

- Heating industry able to deliver annual savings equivalent to the energy demand of the Netherlands and Ireland together -
Post date: 3 Dic 2013
Type: News

The Compendium provides summary information on the outputs of the Energy Research Knowledge Centre (ERKC).
Post date: 29 Nov 2013
Type: Link

The IEA Implementing Agreement on District Heating and Cooling including Combined Heat and Power, has joined the initiative as a BUILD UP Partner. The IEA Implementing Agreement on District Heating and Cooling including Combined Heat and Power, deals with the design, performance and operation of distribution systems and consumer installations. The Implementing Agreement is dedicated to helping to make district heating and cooling and combined heat and power powerful tools for energy conservation and the reduction of environmental impacts of supplying heat.
Post date: 11 Nov 2013
Type: News

In Annex 56  a new methodology for energy and carbon emissions optimized building renovation, as a basis for future standards, will be developed to be used by interested private entities and agencies for their renovation decisions as well as by governmental agencies for the definition of regulations and their implementation. This methodology will be accompanied by good-practice guides that integrate appropriate and cost effective technologies as well as by good renovation examples.
Post date: 30 Ott 2013
Type: Link

Construction21.eu launches first virtual tradeshow for sustainable construction for Europe with the support of 13 Green Building Councils.
Post date: 25 Ott 2013
Type: News