sustainable construction

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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the organisation that has developed the leading international certification system for green buildings, has announced that the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) has received a Platinum level LEED certification, the highest possible rating for environmentally conscious and sustainable buildings.  
Post date: 21 Nov 2016
Type: News

15 Novembre 2016: L’ADEME et le Plan Bâtiment Durable, en partenariat avec France Université Numérique (FUN), s’associent pour lancer la plateforme “MOOC Bâtiment Durable”, première plateforme de MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) dédiée au bâtiment durable et issue d’un projet collaboratif de l’ensemble des professionnels de la filière bâtiment.
Post date: 21 Nov 2016
Type: News

23-25 August, 2017 Haarlem, The Netherlands   This three-day symposium is used worldwide to exchange knowledge in the field of sanitary installations by participants from different countries to present the results of their research. Focus areas are water supply, computer simulations, drainage systems, water conservation and sustainability.   Aim of the 43rd symposium is to provide a forum where participants will exchange information on:
Post date: 17 Ott 2016
Type: Evento

This report, released by the ZERO-PLUS project, examines the market for the construction of highly energy performing buildings by developing an understanding of the following:  
Post date: 31 Ago 2016
Type: Publication

On 20 September 2016, in London, United Kingdom, the UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) organises an event focusing on a new perspective to an alternative future for the construction and property industry.   The event will focus on innovative business models and technology with the potential to disrupt today’s practices to break through some of the built environment’s biggest challenges in order to prepare for zero energy buildings, healthy workplaces, and offsite construction.   The event will:  
Post date: 9 Ago 2016
Type: Evento

Green Building TV, a new community platform that uses video to communicate ideas, products and services between buyers and sellers —all relating to the sustainable construction sector— launched in June 2016.  
Post date: 1 Lug 2016
Type: News

  Green Building TV is a community platform that uses video to communicate ideas, products and services between buyers and sellers, all relating to the sustainable construction sector. The platform was created to offer distraction-free viewing for the public, with all the information they need in one place without any irrelevant advertising and content. It also provides a platform for suppliers to reach and engage with the right audience.   There are three main sections to Green Building TV: the channels, the marketplace, and the forum:  
Post date: 1 Lug 2016
Type: Link

During June 2016, in the framework of the European Union Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW 2016), the 'Ente Regional de la Energía de Castilla y León' (EREN) offers  the opportunity to visit the facilities of its bioclimatic and high energy efficiency building, which incorporates renewable energy facilities and the most advanced energy-saving construction techniques.  
Post date: 2 Giu 2016
Type: Evento

The purpose of this session, organised in the framework of EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW),  is to showcase specific Smart Specialisation advances in the area of energy (S3PEnergy) as well as to illustrate good examples of key thematic applications (e.g. energy efficiency, heating and cooling, sustainable construction, renewables, advanced manufacturing, etc.).
Post date: 31 Mag 2016
Type: Evento

  In April 2016, the European Commission (DG GROW) published this brochure to present an overview of how the construction sector plays an important role in the EU's economies.   The brochure explains EU actions in the areas of job creation, resource efficiency and sustainability, marketing construction products, safety and health, public-private partnerships and international trade.   More specifically, the brochure includes the following themes:  
Post date: 12 Mag 2016
Type: Publication