Environmental issues related to buildings

Event

3rd International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions – SSPCR 2019

By definition, smart and sustainable planning for cities and regions strives for digital innovation and the adoption of disruptive and clean technologies, while contributing to long-term environmental protection, developing new value propositions...

SSPCR 2019 specifically wants to support the ‘transposition’ of research into practice and visionary approaches into (planning) policies and tools, to be applied by local authorities and decision-makers in an urban and...
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Restoring a Latvian treasure: the New Castle of Sigulda

An ERDF-funded project is reconstructing the New Sigulda Castle Complex in Latvia to restore its beauty while simultaneously saving energy and reducing carbon dioxide emissions.

The project is restoring what was once known as one of the most magnificent Writer’s Palaces in Europe, a unique example of national romanticism in Latvia. A total budget of over EUR 5 million has been made available for the work, of which...
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Research Brief: Multiple benefits as a driver of energy-efficient building renovation

An increased energy performance of buildings not only reduces energy costs and CO2 emissions, but creates jobs, increases the comfort and health of its occupants and brings environmental benefits in terms of improved air quality. Valuing...
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New call for proposals for energy projects!

The EU-funded EU-Korea Climate Action project supports Climate Partnerships between Korean and European non-state entities who commit to implement climate actions in priority areas such as renewable energy, energy efficiency in buildings,...
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7^ Conferenza Nazionale Passivhaus

ZEPHIR: ricostruiamo il CLIMA!   Il 14 Novembre una nuova e più grande conferenza Passivhaus ti aspetta nel primo salone internazionale della riqualificazione: RESTRUCTURA!   L’Istituto di...
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SONNET project

This project is funded by the EU Horizon 2020 reasearch and innovatio programme under Grant Agreement N°837498.

SOCIAL INNOVATION IN ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Co-creating a rich understanding of the diversity, processes, contributions, success and future potentials of social innovation in the energy sector The SONNET project would like to make individuals...
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Sustainable Buildings and Construction programme

The Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme (SBC) aims at improving the knowledge of sustainable construction and to support and mainstream sustainable building solutions. Through the programme, all major sustainable construction...
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Symposium on valuing the multiple benefits of energy efficiency

The EU-funded “Multiple Benefits” project and the German project “Multiple benefits as drivers for building renovation” invite businesses, decision-makers and interested stakeholders to share and discuss methods, lessons and tools to promote...

The building and industry sectors combined represent about 85% of Europe’s CO2 emissions and about 70% of final energy use. Increasing energy efficiency and reducing energy demand is thus a key strategy to reducing carbon emissions from...