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This promotional brochure of Task 59 IEA-SHC highlights the project structure, the organizational details and the project´s objectives, which are the following:
Post date: 18 sep 2020
Type: Publication

September newsletter is out!   Top stories EU energy in figures: Key energy data in your pocket   Other news
Post date: 17 sep 2020
Type: Nyheter

As COVID-19 cases rose and lockdown measures came into effect around the world, commercial building occupancy dropped dramatically, from 100% to almost zero in the space of a week in many places. Many might expect near-zero occupancy to mean near-zero energy consumption, but new data reveals that this is not the case. In fact, many offices, shopping malls, and entertainment complexes are consuming 80% or more of their usual full-occupancy energy levels, highlighting huge cost implications for businesses, building owners, and the environment.  
Post date: 9 sep 2020
Type: Nyheter

Like all industries, construction has been shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic and is now being forced to adapt in order to operate in a heightened health and safety environment focused on social distancing. This disruption is fundamentally impeding conventional construction approaches and forcing even the most traditional companies to look for modern solutions. Now, promising digital technologies that have been struggling to break established construction markets are emerging as saviors of post-COVID construction.  
Post date: 9 sep 2020
Type: Nyheter

Summer newsletter of project Task 59 is out!   The contents are the following:  
Post date: 7 sep 2020
Type: Nyheter

There are many suggestions and various policies and actions to combat climate change and achieve decarbonization but how do we know which ones will be most beneficial?   For example, what will have the greater impact on emissions: increasing public transportation use or adapting the diet? How much will emissions reduce if we phase out coal by 2025? What impact will increasing heating and cooling efficiency have on total emissions?  
Post date: 1 sep 2020
Type: Nyheter

August 2020 newsletter of RESTORE project is out!   The contents are the following:
Post date: 1 sep 2020
Type: Nyheter

Sustainable Places is the only annual international conference focused on showcasing results of EU projects on innovation for the built environment. The 8th edition, Sustainable Places 2020 (27-30 October 2020), will be held over four days in virtual format to facilitate thematic presentations and fruitful discussion on topics such as circular economy, digital twins, BIPV, local energy communities, sustainable digital infrastructure, etc.
Post date: 1 sep 2020
Type: Nyheter

Europe is known for its valuable built environment, which includes many historic homes and beautiful buildings. But peel back this façade and you’ll find that many are grossly inefficient. In fact, Europe’s buildings consume 40% of all the energy used across the continent and, in doing so, are responsible for 36% of all CO2 emissions.  
Post date: 28 aug 2020
Type: Nyheter

Contents are the following:   Focus on: EU building policy   A Guidebook to European Building Policy: Key legislation and initiatives Highlights  
Post date: 26 aug 2020
Type: Nyheter