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  The AZEB methodology organizes the sometimes overwhelming amount of existing solutions for affordable nZEBs and intends to facilitate both decision makers and experts in their projects.   Each of the 27 steps in the methodology represents a set of important and unique activities and/or decisions which help to create affordable nZEBs. They are organized within the four main project phases: initiative, design, construction and use & maintenance.
Post date: 7 Jun 2019
Type: News

Post date: 6 Jun 2019
Type: Link

The topic of manipulated testing results, or “circumvention” is currently exposed to the highest attention of the public and media, not only for the emission of cars (“dieselgate”) but also with regard to other EU legislation. For this reason the project “ANTICSS – Anti-Circumvention of Standards for better market Surveillance” has been funded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
Post date: 6 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Equal opportunities for women is one of the main aspects that must be improved in society. The construction industry has traditionally been a male sector, a condition that has been justified, among other issues, by the harsh conditions of work.   However, the evolution of the sector towards greater mechanization makes it possible for men and women to access and execute the same professional tasks in equal rights and opportunities.  
Post date: 6 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Andy Bull spent  30 years in Welsh Local Government and developed many projects on climate change mitigation and sustainable development over the years. He was responsible for the creation of Mid Wales Energy Agency and also worked for Severn Wye Energy Agency.   He has been semi-retired for the last four years having been persuaded to be part of the UK team on Biogas Action. As the winner of the 4th edition of Roger Léron Award, he is a standard for many to follow.
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: News

EIT Climate-KIC’s ClimateLaunchpad, the world’s largest green business ideas competition, is open for applications in over 35 countries.   How it works Prospective participants are to consult the ClimateLaunchpad calendar, verify the application deadline for their country and follow the instructions to apply.  
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: News

EIT Climate-KIC is playing a prominent role at the third World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF) in Helsinki, 3-5 June 2019. WCEF 2019 will highlight the world’s best circular economy solutions for governments, industries, businesses and households. EIT Climate-KIC will participate in several events at the forum, including a talk on circular economies in cities from CEO Kirsten Dunlop at the opening day on 3 June.  
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: News

Adrian Joyce has more than fifteen years of experience as a practising architect. During his career in the building sector, he has paid a lot of attention on how to bring innovation to this field towards a more energy efficient approach.   In 2003, he joined the Brussels-based Secretariat of the Architects’ Council of Europe (EuroACE), of which he became Director in 2010. Adrian is Secretary General of EuroACE and Director of the Renovate Europe Campaign since August 2011.
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: News

The current climate and ecological crisis demands a radical redesign of how we live and organise our societies.   Yet these urgent changes, though complex, are far from impossible. By Heather Alberro, Nottingham Trent University Some of them are simple, beautiful, and beneficial to all.  
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: News

June 17, last deadline. You get an additional week to publish your building, district or infrastructure case study.   Use it well and take your chance in this contest: all participants are sure to win visibility! A collective adventure Our team stands on your side, ready to help you for the final straight to allow you to finish on time. Don't miss the opportunity for exceptional visibility, nationally and internationally!  
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: News