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Concept   NewHoRRIzon is a project that aims at further integrating Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in the research and innovation systems on national and international levels.   
Post date: 4 Set 2019
Type: Link

THE EVENT   On 10th October 2019 in Brussels, the Efficient Buildings Community is organizing MED - Mediterranean Energy Debate a public event to present the solutions developed by the Community to the wide audience of the European Week of Regions and Cities.  
Post date: 4 Set 2019
Type: Evento

The newsletter from DG Energy of the European Commission is now available.   Top stories: - Renewables boost competitiveness of EU industry - Establishing a smart readiness indicator for buildings   Other news: - Climate action: EIB to finance construction of 21 wind farms in Spain - EU annual hard coal consumption declines further - Eurostat 2017 figures on oil import dependency rates   Upcoming events:
Post date: 3 Set 2019
Type: News

Concept   The North Sea Region (NSR) contains 22 million houses built in 1950-1985 that are causing 79 Mton CO2 of emissions annually. Current home renovations are being carried out on a limited-scale and many are not to nZEB standard, with three consequences:   - The pace of renovations is too low.  
Post date: 3 Set 2019
Type: Link

Concept    Increasing the share of renewable energy by accelerating the roll-out of demand-driven smart grids delivering low temperature heating and cooling to NWE cities   The D2GRIDS project aims to develop 5th generation urban heating and cooling networks (5G DHC) in Europe.  
Post date: 3 Set 2019
Type: Link

Bamboo always has been a basic construction material in tropical latitudes. But generally it has been used for inexpensive shacks, stalls, fences, scaffolding and sunscreens. If not treated, bamboo is highly susceptible to fire and naturally degrades within two or three years, because insects and fungi rapidly devour the sugar-and-starch-rich sap inside the canes.  
Post date: 3 Set 2019
Type: News

#22 Newsletter includes:  
Post date: 3 Set 2019
Type: News

This third edition of the Responsible Housing Awards saw a record-breaking number of 87 submissions (an increase of 29% compared to 2016) across five categories from 16 countries.   The jury members had a tough decision at hand but in the end everyone is a winner in the responsible housing community. In this Handbook you may find out more about all 25 projects of the winners and the finalists.  
Post date: 30 Ago 2019
Type: Publication

Climate change is already underway, and some dangerous consequences include warmer average temperatures and severe and frequent heat waves.   The recent heat waves, which set new temperature records in Europe, has shown that Western, Central and Nordic cities are more vulnerable to heat stress than those already facing heat regularly in the Southern Europe.  
Post date: 29 Ago 2019
Type: Evento

IEEE Smart City Planning and Technology Standard Series - How to Build a Smart City: Exploring the IEEE Smart City Planning and Technology Standard P2784   Public agency leaders, whether city managers, public works directors, or elected officials, need to answer the critical question: “What do I actually do to define and build my Smart City.”  
Post date: 29 Ago 2019
Type: Evento