Environmental issues related to buildings

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We must invest today in the buildings of tomorrow

The European Union is facing a great challenge: how to quickly re-build Europe’s economy in the context of COVID-19 while ensuring to keep itself on the path to become climate neutral by 2050.   Against this background, investing in decarbonising...

7 Measures to prepare your buildings for reopening after COVID-19

What can we do in our buildings to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection? Are there measures beyond complete disinfection of work spaces to facilitate re-entry?    The following proposals are valid for spaces where non-clinical activity takes place...

Edilizia residenziale mediterranea, al via il Progetto europeo IRH-MED

Edilizia residenziale mediterranea, al via il Progetto europeo IRH-MED Promuovere un’edilizia residenziale mediterranea capace di rispondere alle nuove sfide ambientali ed energetiche, rappresenta il principale...

Καινοτόμες Κατοικίες για τη Μεσόγειο Πρόγραμμα IRH-MED

Το έργο έχει διάρκεια τρία έτη και ο προϋπολογισμός του είναι 1 εκατομμύριο ευρώ, συγχρηματοδοτείται από το Ευρωπαϊκό Ταμείο Περιφερειακής Ανάπτυξης στα πλαίσια του προγράμματος Med. Ο Δήμος Καλλιθέας Ρόδου συμμετέχει στις δράσεις του...

Logement innovant pour la Méditerranée. IRH-MED Projet.

Le projet IRH Med doit durer trois ans. Son budget global de 1 million d’euros est co-financé par l’Europe, grâce au Fonds Européen de Développement Régional (FEDER), et par les partenaires impliqués. Ce projet a été...

Innovative responsible housing for the Mediterranean: the IRH-Med project

ACC1Ó leads the actions of the project that will be developed together with  public and private institutions from Mediterranean countries such as Italy, France, Greece and Croatia. The project is co-financed by the European...

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, winner of the Solar Decathlon Europe 2010 competition

Founded in 1872 as a land-grant college named Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College, Virginia Tech is now a comprehensive, innovative research university with the largest full-time student population in Virginia. Through a...

Scotland: Farms pave way to beat climate change

Richard Lochhead said: "Scotland's farmers are ready to play their part in moving towards a low carbon society and not only can the industry cut emissions but farming businesses can save costs at the same time and earn new income. "Our...

BMU and KfW Entwicklungsbank launch global climate protection fund

The German Minister of the Environment, Dr. Norbert Röttgen explains: "As a result of the BMU providing equity capital and hence taking on some of the commercial risk, we are creating the necessary incentives for private investors to take...

BMU und KfW Entwicklungsbank geben Startschuss für globalen Klimaschutzfonds

Bundesumweltminister Dr. Norbert Röttgen: „Indem das BMU Eigenkapital bereitstellt und einen Teil der wirtschaftlichen Risiken übernimmt, schaffen wir die für private Investoren notwendigen Anreize, sich in Form von Fremdkapital zu...