Environmental issues related to buildings

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We cordially invite you to the 2021 European Conference of Computing in Construction The 2021 EC³ conference will take place in Rhodes, Greece, on July 19-28, 2021. EC³ is the premier European Conference for information, communication and technological research, innovation and policy for the Construction Sector as a whole in Europe.
Post date: 21 Mai 2021
Type: Event

The VEF 2021 is designed to facilitate a multi-sectoral, multi-stakeholder and interdisciplinary dialogue on sustainable energy for inclusive development and productive capacities. Guided by the motto “Where Action Meets Ambition” and designed as the first virtual VEF, the 2021 edition will include a Youth Day on the 5th of July 2021, followed by the VEF on the 6th and 7th of July 2021.  
Post date: 20 Mai 2021
Type: Event

In a European context, the QualDeEPC initiative has elaborated several proposals on the energy certification of buildings and deep energy renovation.   One of the proposals that gained great acceptance in all project countries (Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Spain, and Sweden) has been the creation of a digital platform to promote the energy renovation of buildings.  
Post date: 19 Mai 2021
Type: Știri

As European buildings are responsible for 36% of CO2 emissions, the subject of deep renovation of buildings has become central in its role for making Europe climate neutral by 2050. Henceforth, there is a compelling need for a new set of skills to deep renovation projects. 4RinEU MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) offers to new professionals in the construction sector a comprehensive set of lessons and training materials to develop such skills.  
Post date: 17 Mai 2021
Type: Tool

The European Union aims to be climate-neutral by 2050, requiring a fundamental transformation of the construction and building sectors. This decade is critical as direct building CO2 emissions need to more than halve by 2030 to get on track for a net-zero carbon building stock by 2050.  
Post date: 17 Mai 2021
Type: Publication

With the drive towards reducing in-use energy to “nearly zero”, sources of carbon emissions from buildings, beyond in-use operational energy demand, become increasingly important and therefore a vital part of future carbon reduction plans. This policy briefing demonstrates that carbon metrics are needed to align building policies and incentives with carbon-neutrality goals.
Post date: 17 Mai 2021
Type: Publication

Greening our homes and public buildings is crucial to achieving the EU’s  medium and long-term climate goals. For this reason, we welcome the revision of the EU’s Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD).
Post date: 11 Mai 2021
Type: Publication

This digital conference is exceptional in many ways:   It offers to bring together energy economists, policymakers and business leaders from around the world in real time for 3 consecutive days. This event will allow a non-stop exchange from San Francisco to Tokyo.   It will feature mid-day keynote addresses to bring together a global audience in a common time zone.  
Post date: 10 Mai 2021
Type: Event

VIRTUAL This is about you.   Boost your skills for driving change. Let's learn how to get started, scale up and master success! At Urban Future Virtual you can connect with the most exciting urban change-makers, listen to their intimate transformation stories and test your idea with the world’s largest community of CityChangers.   This is where…  
Post date: 10 Mai 2021
Type: Event

In December 2020, a 'Buyers Group' of six cities and regions launched a Request for Tenders, inviting suppliers to submit innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in the fields of energy and mobility, which will help cities and regions to reach carbon neutrality.  
Post date: 10 Mai 2021
Type: Știri