Buildup Editorial team

The European Commission proposed on 5 June 2019 a budget worth €168.3 billion for the bloc in 2020, aimed at promoting a more competitive European economy and solidarity and security in the EU. This is the last budget under the 2014-2020 fiscal period and put climate change at the top of the agenda.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: News

As for the last year, the Sustainable Places Conference (Cagliari, 5-7 June 2019) was the occasion for a working sessions of the H2020 project dealing with deep renovation of buildings.   This year, the topic of discussion was “Exploitation of Business Models for Deep Renovation”, as a key issue for ensuring the future implementation of the project results. The involved projects presented their approaches on exploitations in order to highlight potential synergies and strengths to be shared.
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Type: News

As building envelopes and mechanical and electrical equipment become more efficient, the impact of occupants on building energy increases.   Meanwhile, trends in teleworking, co-working and home-sharing mean vastly different occupancy than the standard occupancy schedules.  
Post date: 12 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Following requests from the community of potential applicants, and especially to encourage applications from outside the research and innovation community (innovators, civil society, patient groups etc.) the deadline to submit applications for the selection of members of the Horizon Europe mission boards has been extended to Sunday 16 June at 12.00h (Brussels time).  
Post date: 12 Jun 2019
Type: News

The 4th Renewable Energy Sources - Research and Business conference (RESRB) 2019 will be held on July 8-9, 2019 in Wrocław (Poland).   Conference themes include: -1) bioenergy, -2) wind, -3) solar
Post date: 12 Jun 2019
Type: News

The call for abstracts for the 3rd International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions 2019 (SSPCR 2019) is finally open.   Following the success of the last years, Eurac Research is organizing a new edition that will be held on December 9-13, 2019 in Bolzano (Italy), with a theme of “Turning visionary approaches into planning policies and tools”.
Post date: 12 Jun 2019
Type: News

L’evento, nella prima giornata ha approfondito le innovazioni dei sistemi geotermici per il riscaldamento e il raffreddamento sviluppate nell'ambito del progetto H2020 Cheap-GHSP; nella seconda giornata, ha permesso di discutere ed esplorare le potenzialità del protocollo italiano GBC Historic Building, primo sistema di valutazione energetico-ambientale al mondo che può colmar
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: News

EuroACE, the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings, organised, with support from the C4E Forum and sponsorship from Knauf Insulation and VELUX, a conference in Slovenia. The aim is to present to an audience from across the countries of South East Europe (SEE) the main changes to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and discuss opportunities brought with this revision.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2019
Type: News

Financing energy efficiency in the public sector took a big step with the Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum. This forum gathered more than 550 representatives from local authorities, industry and financial institutions to discuss the key success factors for financing climate adaptation, clean urban transport and energy efficiency in cities and regions.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

To limit global warming to below 1.5˚C, net global anthropogenic carbon emissions must reach net zero by around 2040. This task in isolation is both daunting and challenging. However, broader concerns burden national responses to this crisis due to fears of supply disruption, economic instability and the need for greater energy security. In the face of multiple challenges planning for resilience has become an increasingly important global theme.  
Post date: 28 Mar 2019
Type: News