Legislation, regulations, standards

Universidad Católica de Temuco, Chile is delighted to announce the upcoming SBE19 Temuco conference titled “Sustainable built: Urban planning, global problems, local policies”, which will be held at the University’s facilities from the 16th to the 18th of October 2019.   Topics:   -Climate Change and the built environment  
Post date: 11 Lug 2019
Type: Evento

The report Creating an Energy Efficient Mortgage for Europe: The Supporting Role of the Green Building Sector sets out roadmap for market development with potential to transform millions of buildings across Europe.   In order to grow the market so that energy efficient mortgages will be made available to every borrower in Europe, the finance and the green building sector must work together more closely.  
Post date: 11 Lug 2019
Type: Publication

The objective of the Conference is to bring together academics, practitioners and PhD students working in the area of risk management.  
Post date: 10 Lug 2019
Type: Evento

The document starts with a brief section listing the key outcomes of the Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor (H2020 CRREM project).   Sections A provides an introduction to the CRREM project and background information on ‘stranding risk’. Section B describes global and EU policies on climate change mitigation as well as international standards on the assessment of greenhouse gases.  
Post date: 10 Lug 2019
Type: Publication

As building envelopes and mechanical and electrical equipment become more efficient, the impact of occupants on building energy increases.   Meanwhile trends in teleworking, co-working, and home-sharing mean vastly different occupancy than the standard occupancy schedules.   Finally, global expectations for comfort are increasing, while a variety of new technologies may or may not succeed in meeting this demand.
Post date: 10 Lug 2019
Type: Evento

Many people are working on the ground to advance the Energy Transition, whether they are a part of a local or regional energy agency, a public authority, a non-profit organisation or a private company. All of these people show the same creativity, motivation, leadership and strategic vision to scale up energy efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy sources. The Roger Léron Award was established to reward their work and recognize their achievements.  
Post date: 9 Lug 2019
Type: Evento

It is important to remind ourselves that as one of Europe’s largest economic sectors (almost 10% GDP) the construction is a very divers industry that includes a huge number of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).   These SMEs will be instrumental in achieving the EU’s circular economy and carbon neutrality objectives. They need clear support to participate and strive in the sustainable built environment.   
Post date: 9 Lug 2019
Type: News

In June 2018, the European Commission set up a Technical Expert Group on sustainable finance (TEG) to assist in four key areas of the Action Plan through the development of the following:
Post date: 9 Lug 2019
Type: Publication

Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Commission, and the European Investment Bank (EIB) launched a new Practitioner's Guide on the Statistical Treatment of Energy Performance Contracts on the 8th of May.   The Guide explains in detail how these contracts work and gives a clear overview of the potential impact on government finances.  
Post date: 5 Lug 2019
Type: Evento

In integrative building design, interaction among all building disciplines and stakeholders is sought from the earliest development phases, aiming to achieve optimal solutions through iterative and lean approaches.  
Post date: 5 Lug 2019
Type: News