Environmental issues related to buildings

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By 2050 around 80% of the world's population will be living in urban areas. Currently, they occupy 3% of the Earth's surface but produce around 72% of greenhouse gases.   Growing urbanization along with climate change will have a serious impact on our life in cities in terms of air quality, warmer temperatures and higher flood risk. But solutions to reducing the environmental impact and improving people's quality of life has been found in nature.  
Post date: 24 Nov 2020
Type: News

Introduction Green Skibbereen CLG has made a proposal to Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSH) to form a partnership for the development of a Climate Action Centre based at Myross Wood House and Grounds, currently in the ownership of the Order.     Discussions to finalise the terms on which Green Skibbereen will occupy the property are ongoing. The project aims will be consistent with and supportive of the charism and philosophy of MSH.
Post date: 18 Nov 2020
Type: News

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Post date: 18 Nov 2020
Type: Evento

The 23rd webinar on the Low Carbon Economy   Every day, more than 22,000,000 m³ of hot water are consumed by European homes alone. It is a major source of energy consumption for new housing, and yet 80 percent of this heat ends up in sewers and is wasted.   Considering hot water is mostly used in showers, recovering waste heat from shower drains could be a simple way to save up to 70 percent wasted energy and related CO2 emissions.  
Post date: 17 Nov 2020
Type: Evento

The Efficient Buildings Community has just developed a new set of recommendations for European and National decision-makers.   The eight recommendations are grounded in the experience of the Mediterranean local authorities and they aim to bring the lessons learned in the discussion about the next generation of energy policies: the European Green Deal, issued by the Commission last December, and the recovery plans in response to Covid-19, currently underway in each Member State.   
Post date: 16 Nov 2020
Type: Publication

In the past weeks, WBCSD has participated in several events centered around how the building sector is key to reviving the global economy and the importance of reinforcing sustainability going forward.   During the 11th annual World Green Building Week and Climate Week New York, there was an unequivocal consensus among all participating organizations that we need to build our way out of the social and financial crisis provoked by COVID-19, without losing sight of our net-zero targets.  
Post date: 10 Nov 2020
Type: News

The Horizon 2020 project BIM4Ren investigates its use and potential in renovation projects, through easy-to-use tools, to achieve the EU energy targets for the European building stock.   
Post date: 5 Nov 2020
Type: Evento

ESDEIC Green and Circular Economy, Sustainable Development and Energy International Research -online- Confrerence   26-27/11/2020    The 2nd Green and Circular Economy, Sustainable Development and Energy International Conference (ESDEIC) provides a permanent and multidisciplinary knowledge international network on the topics of economy, sustainable development, and energy.  
Post date: 5 Nov 2020
Type: Evento

Research for a better future   Renewable Energy forms one of the pillars for delivering a global sustainable environment and the commitment to climate change targets.  
Post date: 3 Nov 2020
Type: Evento

La 2ème édition de la Conférence Construction de GreenWin, organisée en partenariat avec le CSTC et la CCW, aura lieu en deux sessions digitales, les 19 novembre de 10h à 13h et 3 décembre prochains de 10h à 12h30, afin de prendre en compte les restrictions et contraintes sanitaires imposées par la lutte contre le COVID19.  
Post date: 3 Nov 2020
Type: Evento