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A podcast featuring the European project HOUSEFUL and its commitment to make buildings more sustainable has been released.  
Post date: 15 Mar 2019
Type: News

Climetrics, the world’s first and only independent climate rating for investment funds, supported by EIT Climate-KIC, yesterday recognized ten equity funds as the top performers on climate change in Europe at the CDP Europe Awards in Brussels. This is the first time globally that funds have been awarded for environmental leadership.  
Post date: 15 Mar 2019
Type: News

It’s no secret that green buildings help businesses lower their carbon footprint and cut back on operational costs. However, can buildings also affect the health of the occupants? Research shows that green building features such as clean indoor quality, biophilic views, living walls, and sufficient ambient light have a positive impact on our health and performance. With human beings spending an average of 90 percent of their time indoors, occupants are increasingly looking for green spaces to spend their workdays and improve their well-being.  
Post date: 18 Feb 2019
Type: News

This Webinar explains how to better manage, organize and collaborate on your BIM content library, as well as how to better design, increase coordination and facilitate the delivery of as built models.   The BIM&CO team will address some of the many issues that you may encounter in your BIM content management: -How to search faster for the right family in design phase;
Post date: 18 Feb 2019
Type: News

In 2017, the HQE-GBC Alliance launched a test for renovated buildings in order to mobilize stakeholders around a common methodology and to identify the levers of action for renovation with a low environmental impact. The objective of this LCA method applied to renovated buildings: work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the existing fleet and be part of a circular economy approach.  
Post date: 18 Feb 2019
Type: News

Ban Ki-moon, the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations, will give the opening keynote speech at MIPIM on Tuesday 12 March at 2:00 pm in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. He will share his vision of the new global challenges, from climate change and economic upheaval to increasing pressures involving energy and water.   
Post date: 5 Feb 2019
Type: News

EIT Climate-KIC, innovation community established and funded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, has released its 2019-2022 strategy: ‘Transformation, in time’. Focusing on systemic change is a pivot in the organisation’s strategy and business model and, given the serious threat society is facing, our approach needs to show significant results during this period. The post EIT Climate-KIC Launches Strategy for 2019-2022 appeared first on Climate-KIC.   News published on Climate KICConsult the source.  
Post date: 29 Jan 2019
Type: News

3CEA is delighted to have been selected for the EU Expert Mission as part of the EU funded ManagEnergy Programme. Christiane Egger from Upper Austria’s Energiesparverband OO spent 3 days at 3CEA in Kilkenny, Ireland exploring how to strengthen our services to lead the Energy Transition across our Region by supporting sustainable energy projects and investment in the clean energy Sector.  
Post date: 29 Jan 2019
Type: News

A new report by Circle Economy, supported by EIT Climate-KIC, says governments barely consider circular economy measures in strategies to meet a 1.5 degree target. We are in Davos today to support the launch of the report.   The world can maximise its chances of avoiding the most dangerous impacts of climate change by moving to a circular economy, reveals a report from the Amsterdam-based cooperative Circle Economy, launched today at Davos during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.  
Post date: 29 Jan 2019
Type: News

The 3rd and last call for applications for H2020 PROSPECT is now open! Is your city/region trying to secure financing to achieve ambitious energy and climate objectives? Or do you have projects/activities in sustainable financing that you would showcase at the European level? Don’t miss this last opportunity to join the PROSPECT peer-learning community that already gathers more than 100 participant cities, regions and energy agencies from 24 countries!   
Post date: 29 Jan 2019
Type: News