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Concept, Objectives and Methodology   We are an innovative group of researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians who share a common goal – to make the built environment better for all.   We generate new knowledge through independent research. This is used to create the products, standards and qualifications that help to ensure buildings, homes and communities are safe, efficient, productive, sustainable and enjoyable places to be.
Post date: 9 Zář 2019
Type: Odkaz

Graz University of Technology, together with ETH Zürich, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, is happy to inform you about the upcoming SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT D-A-CH CONFERENCE 2019 – SBE19 Graz, which will take place at Graz University of Technology, Austria from 11 – 14 September 2019.   The conference topics are divided in the categories:  
Post date: 1 Črv 2019
Type: Event

Registration is free through EventBrite   Further information at alexis.david@ectp.org  
Post date: 3 Čer 2019
Type: Event

The DGNB is the German Sustainable Building Council. Founded in 2007 by 16 initiators from a variety of specialist backgrounds in the construction and property industry, in order to promote sustainable building in the future.  
Post date: 8 Dub 2019
Type: Publication

This spring, a global community of changemakers will convene in Seattle to turn ideas into action at the 2019 Living Future unConference. This event brings together a diverse group of leaders – from the AEC Community, Manufacturers, Government + Non-profit, and Owners + Developers – collaborating in pursuit of transformative action. Featuring 50+ sessions and keynotes from Bill McKibben and other climate leaders, the unConference is a chance to come together and continue the momentum that we have built toward creating regenerative and healthy communities.
Post date: 11 Bře 2019
Type: Event

Sustainable building practice in Europe has to a large extent been led by green building certification schemes to date. These certifications cover hundreds of millions of m2 of building space and have achieved a high degree of market penetration in the non-residential sector of some European countries.  
Post date: 8 Bře 2019
Type: Publication

The growth of global urban population drives unprecedented construction, resulting in embodied carbon emissions from new buildings alone to excess of 100 gigatons by 2060. If all construction activity, including infrastructure and renovations, are included, the global construction activity carbon until 2060 is set to exceed 230 gigatons, unless carbon intensity is drastically cut.  
Post date: 25 Led 2019
Type: Publication

In the construction industry, the popularity of sustainability and its benefits have been on the rise in recent years.  
Post date: 19 Pro 2018
Type: Publication

Energy efficiency is "an energy source in its own right". By 2030 more energy will be saved than the amount of oil-based energy then, thus energy efficiency is expected to actually become the “first fuel”.  
Post date: 18 Pro 2018
Type: Publication

The growth of global urban population drives unprecedented construction, resulting in embodied carbon emissions from new buildings alone to excess of 100 gigatons by 2060. If all construction activity, including infrastructure and renovations, are included, the global construction activity carbon until 2060 is set to exceed 230 gigatons, unless carbon intensity is drastically cut.  
Post date: 12 Pro 2018
Type: Publication