Environmental issues related to buildings

According to Eurostat 2017, 42% of the European population currently live in flats (condominiums, multi-owned properties, tenements, social housing, etc.). Retrofitting condominiums (tenements and flatted buildings) is highly strategic for local authorities, as a large number of private owners can be reached at the same time. Once the retrofitting is done, co-owners benefit from comfortable homes as well as from financial and carbon savings.   Fragmented ownership
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News

What does the transition towards lowcarbon building stock mean for Europe?   European building stock is responsible for around a third of CO2 emissions, and the EU has set a target of 20 % reduction by 2020 and 60 % by 2030, from a 1990 baseline. Meeting these targets means focusing on decarbonising the power supply and making concerted efforts to reduce energy demand through retrofits of existing stock.  
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News

El edificio verde más grande de Europa estará en Londres. Desde Sheppard Robson lo han bautizado como Citicape House, una estructura que contará con una fachada viviente de 400.000 plantas que el estudio de arquitectura pretende usar como revestimiento.
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News

Join the webinar on 26. November 2019  
Post date: 13 Nov 2019
Type: Evento

The course will help participants find answers to those burning questions:  
Post date: 13 Nov 2019
Type: Evento

The event will be held within the larger framework of Digital & BIM Italia, an initiative dedicated to the transformation in the construction industry through digitalisation, technologies and innovation.  
Post date: 13 Nov 2019
Type: Evento

Nel realizzare case che consumano meno, o che addirittura producono più energia di quanta ne consumano, sono diverse le variabili da tenere in conto. Per dirne alcune: bisogna capire le tecnologie a disposizione sul mercato, il loro costo e la loro accessibilità, l’ambiente e il clima. Ma c’è un altro aspetto che spesso viene trascurato: come si comporta chi usa l’edificio, da quale cultura proviene e quali abitudini ha?   
Post date: 13 Nov 2019
Type: News

BUILDING DESCRIPTION  
Post date: 11 Nov 2019
Type: Caso

Europeans spend approximately 90 % of their time in buildings. Living indoors requires energy to maintain the right temperature, to cook and to use electrical appliances. In fact, energy is expected to guarantee a healthy and comfortable environment. Of all the sectors in Europe, the building sector consumes the most energy, and thus emits the most CO2. As a result, policymakers have made buildings a priority in the EU energy policy agenda.
Post date: 11 Nov 2019
Type: Publication

The importance of cutting carbon in major infrastructure projects - in addition to the construction and operation of buildings - is increasingly being recognised. Changes to public procurement policies have the potential to make a dramatic impact here.  
Post date: 4 Nov 2019
Type: Evento