The public buildings sector has an enormous potential for energy savings. However, in the last years the retrofitting rate in the building sector has been far too low, and public buildings are no exception.
Post date: 18 paź 2019
FleXible user-CEntric Energy poSitive houseS
The EXCESS project builds up on nearly-zero energy multi-storey building (consumption below primary energy threshold) residential concepts of the main 4 EU climatic zones towards Energy fleXible user-CEntric poSitive houseS (EXCESS).
Post date: 16 paź 2019
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Post date: 24 wrz 2019
The Summit will showcase examples of how cities are already delivering on their strong commitments and accelerate the bold climate solutions needed for a sustainable, healthier, resilient and inclusive future.
Post date: 20 wrz 2019
A new generation of infrastructure projects that harness the power of nature can help achieve development goals, including water security and climate resilience, according to a new report from the World Bank and World Resources Institute. Both organizations are calling for green infrastructure, such as mangroves and wetlands, to play a bigger role in traditional infrastructure planning.
Post date: 20 wrz 2019
AI is changing the way we work, live and solve challenges. It could be most valuable as a range of applications helping us fight our biggest threat - climate change. AI can reinforce climate predictions, enable smarter decision-making for decarbonising industries ranging from building to transport, and can work out how to allocate renewable energy.
It is part of a wider ethics debate in the EU about how to use AI for the benefit of human beings, the challenges that the technology poses and how best to tackle them.
Post date: 13 wrz 2019
The vision of REFLOW is to develop circular and regenerative cities through the re-localisation of production and the re-configuration of material flows at different scales.
Post date: 5 wrz 2019
While energy efficiency via retrofitting old buildings and giving more control to citizens over their energy demand are part of the Cologne project, just as they are in many other European cities, the CO2 emissions produced by urban traffic are also a major headache.
Cologne has identified four possible solutions that, when implemented, should reduce traffic emissions by a targeted 60%:
Post date: 26 sie 2019
No one knows what the future exactly holds. Nevertheless, we look at trends and examine new developments today to define business strategies and to develop policies and regulations for tomorrow. In this report we present a forward-look on the European built environment in 2050.
It applies to the entire built environment: residential, commercial, public and industrial buildings.
Post date: 17 lip 2019
Cities to Be is a conference promoting action aimed at:
BEING UPDATED ON feedback from the field in France and abroad
SHARING good practices and solutions
MOBILIZING stakeholder dynamics
RAISING AWARENESS and PUTTING INTO PRACTICE over the time frame 2030-2050
Cities to Be est le congrès du passage à l’action pour :
Post date: 15 lip 2019