Italy is among the leading countries in Europe in the green and circular economy, in particular in energy efficiency, waste recycling and resource productivity. For this reason, Ecomondo is a reference point in the international panorama, where all the leading companies of the sector can meet and discover the trends, innovations and new technologies and exchange views with sector professionals.
Post date: 22 Oct 2018
While focusing in energy efficiency of buildings, Build UP portal acknowledge the relevance of an integrated approach to the overarching goal of reducing environmental footprint of buildings. The rational and efficient use of materials and construction systems and the minimization of waste production from the construction sector are essential target areas with high potential of amelioration of critical indicators.
Post date: 15 Oct 2018
The Ninth International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development (the Ninth Forum) provides once again the opportunity to reflect on the implications of the fast-paced energy transition that has become the new normal. As technological innovation and decarbonisation pathways cannot do without social innovation and change, the Ninth Forum seeks to discuss lingering and new challenges and agree on ambitious and concrete measures to close the gap between action and ambition.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Since the end of 2015, 15 partners from 7 European countries throughout Europe are working together in the BAMB project developing and integrating tools that will enable the shift to a circular built environment as well as testing environmental and economic benefits of circular buildings through six real-life pilot projects.
The three-day event program will develop as follow:
Post date: 31 Jul 2018
Next 20th September 2018 in Brussels, the BAMB team will present their core results and share experiences from pilot projects in order to demonstrate how BAMB tools can help to take significant steps on the path towards a circular future. One Planet Network will introduce the approach of and good circular practices from three global programmes on buildings, procurement and tourism that are committed to accelerate the shift towards sustainable consumption and production in both developed and developing countries.
Post date: 23 Jul 2018
Around 461 million ton/year of C&DW are generated in EU28. Recent studies on the characterization of C&DW samples at European level revealed a predominant fraction of concrete (52% average). Over the last years, novel technology has been developed aiming to guarantee high quality recycled concrete aggregates for use in new concrete, thereby closing the concrete loop.
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
Reshaping housing delivery & improving communities
Enhancing Housing Services 2018, taking place on Wednesday 4th July in Victoria, London, will explore reforms to the UK housing landscape and service delivery.
Bringing together 250+ leaders from Housing Associations, Central and Local Government and the Private Sector; this thought-provoking conference will assist with the implementation of the government’s vision for the future of housing in the UK.
Post date: 28 Jun 2018
Brussels Environment invites you to visit an innovative greenhouse designed according to the principles of circular economy and a sustainable neighbourhood with passive housing units and green energy production, in the Brussels-Capital Region.
Tuesday June the 5th
13:15 Meeting at Place du Luxembourg (in front of the Information Office – former railway station)
13:20 Departure by coach
Post date: 14 May 2018
ConWEEB Workshop present innovative solutions for converting construction and demolition waste (CDW) into new prefabricated elements for better energy efficiency of buildings. The workshop is divided into three (3) thematic sessions like: selection of CDW for recycling; characterization of the materials obtained from processing the CDW; and presentation of the design of the new prefabricated solutions. You could see, how CDW can be use easily again in innovative ways for energy-efficient aims!
Post date: 25 Apr 2018
The state of the art findings on circular cities and their implementation at an urban level were highlighted in the conference on Circular Cities: Promoting Innovation in Urban Systems.
Post date: 10 Apr 2018