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 Aug 2019
This case study represents a rehabilitation and energy renovation of a 1970 condominium. It consists of a small joint ownership of 23 lots in Sevran (in Paris suburbs) as part of the "OPAH Quartier Rougemont" with the operator OZONE.
Post date: 19 Iul 2019
Il VII Convegno Internazionale REUSO 2019 - Matera sulla documentazione, conservazione e recupero del patrimonio arc
Post date: 17 Iul 2019
Public Workshop during the EU Week of Regions and Cities
Wednesday 9 October 2019, from 9h15 to 10h45 - SQUARE, Brussels Convention Centre
Partner/s: Architects' Council of Europe
Venue: Building SQUARE - Brussels Convention Centre, Room 213+215.
Address: Mont des Arts, 1000 Brussels
Post date: 12 Iul 2019
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 Iul 2019
The OptEEmAL Platform is a great tool to design any energy efficient retrofitting project at building and district level. It provides the user with a holistic tool that reduces time and costs in the design phase, and improves the whole process in terms of management, information flows and design quality.
Explore it yourself. You'll find an introduction video and a video explaining exactly how the platform work, as well as more videos from our final conference here:
Post date: 28 Iun 2019
The STUNNING team will present their main results of its two-year project: Studies on cost-benefit benchmarking of refurbishment packages, a comprehensive analysis of current barriers to the wide adoption of refurbishment measures, promising business models for building refurbishment and the online knowledge exchange platform "Renovation Hub".
In four interactive sessions, the following topics will be dealt with and discussed:
Post date: 27 Iun 2019
PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric Company) is demonstrating how standards and simplified process based on consistent certification through GBCI (Green Business Certification Inc.) and a network of QA (Quality Assurance) providers can deliver deal flow and lower transaction costs for all parties.
Post date: 25 Iun 2019
When energy-saving measures are planned in social housing buildings, the environmental aim is combined with the scope of reducing inequality. In Zaragoza, Spain, a team of social workers is helping the tenants of a multi-family building to accept a challenging refurbishment
If energy-saving measures came knocking at the door, wouldn’t it be reassuring to have someone on hand to help you navigate the benefits and inconvenience, someone to help dispel your doubts?
Post date: 20 Iun 2019
La Belgique doit réduire ses émissions de gaz à effet de serre de 35% d’ici 2030 .
Alors que le secteur résidentiel et les bureaux représentent 74% de la consommation énergétique de la Région bruxelloise ; alors que 85% des 573.276 logements bruxellois ont été construits avant les années 60 ; alors que 30% des bâtiments ne sont pas isolés du tout à Bruxelles : la stratégie rénovation bruxelloise entend réaliser cet immense potentiel de rénovation.
Post date: 20 Iun 2019