We spend up to 90 percent of our time in buildings. This should already be a sufficient argument to make sure that buildings are not only understood as functional places to reside, but also as an environment, with people as the central focus. Buildings have a massive impact on our health, ability to recuperate and our productivity.
Post date: 7 Set 2019
Cities to Be is a conference promoting action aimed at:
BEING UPDATED ON feedback from the field in France and abroad
SHARING good practices and solutions
MOBILIZING stakeholder dynamics
RAISING AWARENESS and PUTTING INTO PRACTICE over the time frame 2030-2050
Cities to Be est le congrès du passage à l’action pour :
Post date: 15 Lug 2019
In a first step, the DGNB criteria for new buildings will be adapted to local peculiarities in Spain and tested in a pilot phase.
This adaptation should be completed by mid-2020. Other forms of certification of the DGNB, for example in the field of renovation, for buildings in use or for urban districts, will be available in Spain in the future as well.
Post date: 15 Lug 2019
Public Workshop during the EU Week of Regions and Cities
Wednesday 9 October 2019, from 9h15 to 10h45 - SQUARE, Brussels Convention Centre
Partner/s: Architects' Council of Europe
Venue: Building SQUARE - Brussels Convention Centre, Room 213+215.
Address: Mont des Arts, 1000 Brussels
Post date: 12 Lug 2019
Universidad Católica de Temuco, Chile is delighted to announce the upcoming SBE19 Temuco conference titled “Sustainable built: Urban planning, global problems, local policies”, which will be held at the University’s facilities from the 16th to the 18th of October 2019.
-Climate Change and the built environment
Post date: 11 Lug 2019
By today Solar Decathlon has become the world’s most significant architectural innovation competition organized between universities.
Post date: 10 Lug 2019
It is important to remind ourselves that as one of Europe’s largest economic sectors (almost 10% GDP) the construction is a very divers industry that includes a huge number of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
These SMEs will be instrumental in achieving the EU’s circular economy and carbon neutrality objectives. They need clear support to participate and strive in the sustainable built environment.
Post date: 9 Lug 2019
&The European Local Energy Assistance (ELENA) is a successful joint initiative between the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Commission (Smart Finance for Smart Buildings).
It offers technical assistance for investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy in buildings and innovative urban transport projects through schemes.
Post date: 28 Giu 2019
The EU has boldly led global action on energy efficiency in buildings. Across the region, a giant industry is mobilising to deliver a new generation of nearly zero energy buildings from 2021.
Post date: 16 Mag 2019
Many project promoters lack the skills and capacity to set up, implement and finance ambitious low-energy and clean energy building projects. This is why the European Commission has set up several tools to help project promoters finance the energy refurbishment of buildings. The ManagEnergy and FEDARENE webinar will focus on two of them: Project Development Assistance (PDA) and Home Renovation Services, both funded under Horizon 2020.
Post date: 25 Mar 2019