The Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) is a 24,350-square-foot education, research and administration facility at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, a public garden attraction in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Designed and built to generate all of its own energy while treating and reusing all water captured on-site, the first facility in the world to meet four of the world’s highest green construction standards- now adds the distinctive BREEAM Outstanding In-Use rating to its resume.
Post date: 14 Apr 2020
Following the success of earlier events in the series, SEB-20, the Twelfth International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings will take place in Split, Croatia organised by the KES International.
SEB-20 invites participation and paper submissions across a broad range of sustainability and energy-related topics relevant to the main theme of Sustainability in Energy and Buildings.
Post date: 6 Apr 2020
In view of the uncertain evolution of the current pandemic, the restrictions to international mobility and the ongoing risks associated to large events, the PLEA 2020 local Organising Committee has agreed, with the PLEA Board and the International Advisory Committee to celebrate the Conference online, during the same dates: 1-3 September 2020.
Planning Post Carbon Cities
Post date: 3 Apr 2020
This January 2020, STARDUST organised a session at the Tampere Smart City Week called, Carbon Neutral Building and Energy
Post date: 3 Apr 2020
Municipalities and local authorities are at the frontline of Europe’s energy transition, but often struggle to mobilise the financial resources required for sustainable energy investments.
Post date: 26 Mar 2020
The crisis of climate change is bearing down on the places and people we love. Committed to forward motion, our community works quickly to reverse this course even as a widening disaster looms on the horizon.
Yet – why do we still show up for the fight every day? What drives us? The data is bleak. The trend lines are blinding. Any sane person would have thrown in the towel. So why do we keep showing up?
Post date: 20 Mar 2020
Financing Energy Efficiency using Private Investments
F-PI “Financing Energy Efficiency using Private Investments” is a H2020 project, funded by the European Commission, whose aim is promoting and speeding up the development of private investments in energy efficiency, sustainable mobility and self-consumption.
The project offers exclusive services to project developers and promoters such as:
Post date: 10 Mar 2020
The DGNB assesses buildings and urban districts which demonstrate an outstanding commitment to meeting sustainability objectives. The sustainability concept of the DGNB System is broadly based and goes beyond the well-known three-pillar model. The DGNB System covers all of the key aspects of sustainable building: environmental, economic, sociocultural and functional aspects, technology, processes and site. The first four quality sections have equal weight in the assessment.
Post date: 4 Mar 2020
The URBAN FUTURE global conference is Europe’s largest event for sustainable cities. It’s the place to meet the most passionate and inspiring CityChangers from all over the world.
Post date: 11 Feb 2020
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network of more than 1,750 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. Active in 100+ countries, we influence sustainability policy and drive local action for low emission, nature-based, equitable, resilient and circular development. Our Members and team of experts work together through peer exchange, partnerships and capacity building to create systemic change for urban sustainability.
Post date: 6 Feb 2020