Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

Affordable solutions to overcome the challenges in urban housing

by Christine Marlet (Eurogypsum aisbl)   Europe is the most urbanised continent outside of the Americas, with 73% of the current population living in urban environments; this is expected to rise to 80% by 2050. The largest challenge for...

EuroACE and eceee applaud European Parliament’s committee vote on buildings efficiency

European NGOs and efficiency stakeholders applaud the 11 October 2017 vote of the Industry, Transport and Research (ITRE) Committee of the European Parliament in favour of stronger European building regulations. The final report adopted...

Affordable solutions to overcome the challenges in urban housing

by Christine Marlet (Eurogypsum aisbl)   Europe is the most urbanised continent outside of the Americas, with 73% of the current population living in urban environments; this is expected to rise to 80% by 2050. The largest...

EuroACE and eceee applaud European Parliament’s committee vote on buildings efficiency

European NGOs and efficiency stakeholders applaud the 11 October 2017 vote of the Industry, Transport and Research (ITRE) Committee of the European Parliament in favour of stronger European building regulations. The final report...

Glass for Europe Position Paper on the EPBD and EED revision proposed by the Commission

Making Europe’s buildings highly energy efficient - Improvements needed to the EU Winter Package: EED and EPBD     In March 2017, BUILD UP Partner Glass for Europe released a position paper and a relevant...

Does policy work?

For more than 20 years, the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) has gathered world experts at a conference in upper Austria to raise awareness of new measures aiding the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency.   With...

3 principles to guide the legislative procedure according to the Architects' Council

On 30 November 2016, the EU Commission unveiled an important package of measures entitled ‘Clean Energy for All Europeans’ which notably includes proposals for reviewing the Energy Efficiency (EED) and the Energy Performance of Buildings (...

Reducing energy demand of buildings is key to reduce energy poverty, PlasticEurope says

PlasticsEurope welcomes the European Commission’s proposals for a revision of the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) which maintain the current framework of Nearly Zero Energy...

3 priorities to tap into the energy saving potential of modern windows

The building glass façade and window industry represented by European Aluminium, EuroWindoor, ES-SO and Glass for Europe come together to call for a modernised EPBD to unleash the energy savings potential of high performing windows.  ...

Not just Pokémon – prepare for an augmented reality deluge

26 October 2016 by Benedict O'Donnell Original article: https://horizon-magazine.eu/article/not-just-pok-mon-prepare-augmented-reality-deluge_en.html     Augmented reality took the public by storm this summer, driving 100...