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OVERVIEW| Modular and industrialised solutions for building renovation

The building sector, when including both construction and operation, is responsible for a significant share of resources and energy consumption and CO2 emissions worldwide. The 2020 Building Global Status Report for Buildings and Construction speaks...
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OVERVIEW| BIPV Technologies and market overview

Renewable Energy Sources are becoming increasingly important in the power markets; it is calculated that almost 70 % of the global capacity additions to 2040 will be attributed to renewables. Among these, solar energy is considered to be the most...
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Apartment house in Ibbenbüren (Nordrhein-Westfalen)

The building is one of 5 planned buildings. Two of the five buildings have already been realised and will be put into operation in late summer 2020. In addition to the Passive House standard, the criteria of an efficiency house 40 and the...
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INTRODUCING A CARBON PRICE ON HEATING FUELS: AN EFFECTIVE SIGNAL FOR FASTER DECARBONISATION IN THE BUILDINGS SECTOR?

According to the Renovation Wave Strategy, the buildings sector must contribute a 60% emission reduction to achieve the EU’s 2030 climate target. This requires a steep increase of deep renovations from currently 0.2% to 3% annually and a...
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Mercado del Val, Valladolid (Spain)

Mercado del Val is an iron market whose construction was completed in 1882 and it is located within the old town of Valladolid, Spain, being currently the oldest preserved market in the city. In 2013, the market was fully renovated...
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The Energy Efficiency Watch - Survey Report 2021

The EEW4 survey objectives and approach: Over the last 15 years, the importance of energy efficiency in European policy has steadily increased. The adoption of the "Energy Efficiency First" principle and the Green Deal brought a new policy...
Progress in energy efficiency policies in the EU Member States Towards new narratives: The missing WHY for energy efficiency
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ECSO - 2021 Infographics on Digitalisation in the construction sector

State of play, digitalisation in construction: The EU construction sector is making progress in the uptake of digital technologies. The integration of digital technologies is often viewed as a key element to tackle some of the main...
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A New Era of Public Power: A vision for New York Power Authority in pursuit of climate justice

In 2019, New York State lawmakers passed the most ambitious state-level climate legislation in the country—and among the most ambitious in the world. The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) mandates that New York’s...
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ECSO - Digitalisation in the construction sector

This Analytical Report is part of the European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO) project. It aims to describe the state of play of digitalisation in the EU construction sector and identify some of its main drivers and challenges. In...
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X-tendo introductory reports: Building Logbook

Building logbooks are repositories for detailed building information. They act as a single point of input, access and visualisation of all the information associated with a building unit throughout its lifecycle.   Over the lifespan of...