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Possibilities to develope benchmark values for LCA buildings ​Whole life carbon assessment of 60 buildings - Possibilities to develop benchmark values for LCA of buildings assesses the hitherto largest number of building cases collected in Denmark with regard to GWP.   As part of the objective to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, in recent years there has been great focus in the building and construction sector on reducing the climate footprint of buildings.  
Post date: 29 Apr 2021
Type: Publication

The 'Bale House' is the new Visitor Centre in Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve, funded by Hastings Borough Council with grant aid from the Interreg NWE programme.   From the foundations to facade, it is constructed from natural and recycled materials which are healthy, fireproof, breathable, and they lock up carbon from the atmosphere, recycling agricultural by-products.  
Post date: 16 Mar 2021
Type: Caso

The Climate Chance Observatory released the 2020 Edition of its Global Sector-based Synthesis Report of Climate Action and organized, for this occasion, its week of #ClimateChanceTalks in December 2020 to exchange and cross points of view of different non-state actors around the trends and progress assessed for the last 3 years.  
Post date: 16 Mar 2021
Type: Publication

As part of Finland’s centenary celebrations, Helsinki is now home to Oodi. It is a magnificent hybrid wooden construction and landmark that serves to refresh the city’s library services for 150 years to come.   The centrepiece of the library, which will serve as a flexible open public space for an estimated 10,000 daily visitors, is a gigantic wooden bridge structure that extends out towards the Finnish Parliament across the Citizens’ Square.  
Post date: 10 Mar 2021
Type: Caso

Renovating historic buildings for a low-carbon built heritage   Universally recognised as emblems of many cities, historic buildings account for a quarter of Europe’s existing construction. Retrofitting such buildings presents many opportunities for reducing carbon emissions but can also present many challenges for preserving historic and aesthetic traits and as such, particular and specific care is vital.  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Evento

  Concept:   Concrete is a composite material made up of a mixture of aggregates and paste.   The aggregates are sand and gravel or crushed stone; the paste is water and Portland cement. Cement makes up around 10–15 % of concrete.   Through the hydration process, the cement and water harden and bind the aggregates into a rock-like mass.  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Link

  Concept:   The steel industry has long held a strategic place in the EU economy, fostering innovation and growth and providing employment opportunities.   To keep up with the increasing demand for steel, it is important to reduce the environmental impact of steel production.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2021
Type: Link

Bâtiment et énergie / Séminaires et formations / Séminaires, colloques, visites de site / Séminaires à venir / Projets Low-Tech: inspiration   Vendredi 26 mars 2021 · 9H-16H30 en visioconférence avec traduction simultanée.   Programme:  
Post date: 8 Feb 2021
Type: Evento

We are excited to announce that registration for the SBE21 Conference on Sustainable Built Heritage is open.   Join us for a three-day full immersion in the world of heritage preservation and enhancement. SBE21 Heritage will take place from the 14th to the 16th of April 2021.  
Post date: 19 Gen 2021
Type: News

As the new Queensferry High School (QHS) welcomes its first influx of pupils, international design practice Ryder Architecture has outlined the building’s low carbon qualities.  
Post date: 12 Ott 2020
Type: News