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Energy-efficient upgrades to HVAC systems at schools and other critical buildings can prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Federal funding and tax incentives to make these building upgrades could catalyze a market already projected for growth.  The EU has already embraced building upgrades as part of the European Green Deal framework in its recovery package. What do climate change, COVID-19, and your air conditioner have in common? As it turns out, a lot.  
Post date: 19 Ago 2020
Type: News

Women Driving the Passive House Industry is the International Passive house Association's newest interview series which aims to highlight the remarkable women working in the Passive House community. The iPHA team interviewed a handful of the many women who’ve contributed substantially to the growth of the Passive House Standard around the world. Here’s our fourth interview featuring Bronwyn Barry.
Post date: 13 Ago 2020
Type: Link

WHAT: A new forum to celebrate and learn from the leaders in business and finance who are investing in a zero carbon future through their buildings and products   WHEN: Oct 7-8, 2020   WHERE: Anywhere you are  
Post date: 5 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

Fireside Chat: The Importance of Leveraging Public-Private Relationships to Champion EE Projects in Cities   EE Global Forum webinars series - VIRTUAL EVENT   October 7   Time:10:00am EDT
Post date: 4 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

Grid Interactive Efficient Buildings, presented by Guidehouse - EE Global Forum webinars seriesd   September 21   EE Global has gone virtual!  
Post date: 4 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

NZ20: The Net Zero 2020 Conference & Expo September 15 - 16, 2020  
Post date: 30 Lug 2020
Type: Evento

Apple has released a 10-year roadmap to ensure that every device it produces has a net-zero climate impact by 2030, as part of its plans to become carbon neutral. The company announced today its commitment to achieving a net-zero carbon footprint across its product life cycles and manufacturing supply chains in 10 years' time. Apple said its global corporate operations are already carbon neutral but plans for its entire business, including all of its devices, to have a net-zero climate impact by 2030.
Post date: 30 Lug 2020
Type: News

Your cold-climate heat pump can save a lot on heating and cooling costs. Whether your heat pump is ductless or centrally ducted, this new technology is different than the conventional heating and air conditioning systems that you’re probably used to. These tips will help you get the best comfort and the most savings for years to come.  
Post date: 28 Lug 2020
Type: Publication

USGBC released four new Safety First LEED Pilot Credits in response to COVID-19 to support environmental and occupant health. The credits outline sustainable best practices that align with public health and industry guidelines related to cleaning and disinfecting, workplace reoccupancy, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) and plumbing operations. The credits can be used by LEED projects that are certified or are undergoing certification.  
Post date: 28 Lug 2020
Type: News

ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.
Post date: 21 Lug 2020
Type: Link