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BERTIM project achieves its end. Now, going beyond the last month of project duration, some of very tangible BERTIM results are presented. In this final project newsletter, some photos taken during BERTIM modules installation in Charite sur Loire (France), one of its pilot sites, are presented.
Post date: 16 May 2019
Type: News

Held concurrently with Thailand Lighting Fair (THLF) 2019 and Secutech Thailand 2019, the three fairs will hold hands and bring out a new direction “Smart + Energy” to industry players. Overall, the fairs are segmented into six main sections, including Applications – Digital Living, Technology – Smart Tech, Management – Smart Governance, Energy Source, Power Generation and Energy Management, aiming at easing the impact of rapid urbanisation in Thailand and ASEAN regions by moving forward to achieving smart living in smart cities.  
Post date: 16 May 2019
Type: Event

The politics of climate change in Australia has always been about the costs of change. It’s often debated in terms of we can’t afford or can afford to pay for the changes needed to our power, transport and building systems. However, the benefits can also be calculated and in general can be shown to outweigh the costs in the long term. We can also very easily see the short-term economic benefits in our cities.  
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: News

Mayors and leaders of 210 cities across Europe, representing 62 million citizens have today urged the European Council and Member States to step up the EU’s climate commitments, to show global leadership and drive ambition to make rapid progress in the implementation of the Paris Agreement.  
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: News

Simone Lowthe-Thomas is Chief Executive Officer of Severn Wye Energy Agency (UK) and FEDARENE Vice-President for Energy Efficiency (Buildings & Behavior).  
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: News

The digitisation of the EU’s construction industry is an oft-overlooked area of technological development, both politically and socially. EURACTIV.com has interviewed Milena Feustel to shine a light on the sector and explore the direction the digital construction is going in across Europe.   As co-chair of the EU BIM Task Group, Milena Feustel gave her views, among other issues, on:
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: Publication

Recently, WorldGBC Europe responded to a consultation from the technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) on the development of the 'taxonomy' - an EU-wide classification system for environmentally sustainable economic activities. This follows on from the Commission's legislative proposal on an EU taxonomy in May 2018.  
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: Publication

The Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative (EMIRI) organised a “TECH TALK” event on March 7, 2019 in Brussels.   Phillipe Jacques, EMIRI Managing Director, launched the workshop by presenting the objectives of the association. He stressed the importance of targeting "clean energy and clean mobility where advanced materials are key enablers".  
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: News

We spend 90% of our time indoors and it's estimated that 92% of the air in the places we live is unsafe to breathe. That’s why 30 GBCs as part of our Better Places for People global project are working to combat global air pollution from the built environment and today launching an Air Quality in the Built Environment campaign.
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: News

The 4th call for proposals of Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE is devoted to the exploitation of outputs and results being delivered by projects funded by the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Programme within the first two calls.
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: News