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The GLOBAL OPPORTUNITY REPORT analyzes the increasing demand of cooling in buildings

The United Nations Global Compact, DNV GL and Sustainia have released the Global Opportunity Report, which turns some of the world’s biggest challenges into sustainable business opportunities. The report identifies markets that tackle a...
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SUSTAINABILITY … FROM RESTORATIVE TO REGENERATIVE

As part of the European Research programme, COST (Cooperation in Science and Technology), since 2017 a network of researchers and experts from industry, academic and technological development organisations have been actively addressing the...
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Sustainability of a Historical Building Renovation Design through the Application of LEED® Rating System

This paper presents a case study of a sustainable certification of a building renovation. The new LEED® rating system, GBC Historic BuildingTM protocol, proposed by Green Building Council Italy and addressed to Italian historical heritage...
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Building Renovation: Which Kind of Guidelines could be Proposed for Policy Makers and Professional Owners?

IEA IBC Annex 56 methodology provides the basis for the assessment and evaluation of energy related renovation options of residential building stock, first and foremost with respect to cost, energy use and carbon emissions. Furthermore, it...
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Environmental Performances of a Timber-concrete Prefabricated Composite Wall System☆

The improvement of environmental performance in building construction could be achieved by prefabrication. This study quantifies and compares the environmental impacts of a Concrete Glulam Framed Panel (CGFP): the basic configuration of...
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EnDurCrete: New Environmental friendly and Durable conCrete, integrating industrial by-products and hybrid systems, for civil, industrial and offshore applications

The EnDurCrete project is a newly launched research project supported by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 programme for Research and Innovation (Call H2020-NMBP-2017-two-stage, Project No. 760639) which started in January...
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2nd ZERO-PLUS Annual Booklet

Buildings and settlements are nowadays increasingly expected to meet higher and potentially more complex levels of performance. They should be sustainable, use zero-net energy, be healthy and comfortable, grid-friendly, yet economical to...
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Registro de la Propiedad en Barcelona: Todos los trámites

Inscripción de la propiedad en el Registro de la Propiedad Al comprar bienes inmuebles (por ejemplo, por compra, herencia o donación), se recomienda encarecidamente inscribir esta compra en el registro de la propiedad en Barcelona. ¿Qué...
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The EeB PPP Project Review 2018 is now available!

The 7th edition of the EeB PPP Project Review has been published. This yearly publication presents the progress of a portfolio of 168 European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. 110...
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EeB PPP Project Review 2018

The 7th edition of EeB PPP Project Review has been published. Every year, this publication presents the progress of a portfolio of European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. The 2018...
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#EUSEW2018:a week of ideas and innovation; find out next events!

The sustainable energy transition is the key for an EU energy sector carbon neutral and a competitive, flexible, integrated market, responsive to consumer demands. ‘Lead the clean energy transition’ has been the topic of EUSEW2018: the...
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Financing the Renovation of Buildings in Poland

Poland is the biggest beneficiary of EU funds under the 2014-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), receiving up to around €80 billion from the Cohesion Policy budget. Only 2.8% of this funding is dedicated to energy efficiency in...
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A Proposal for Defining nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) Requirements For Renovation Of Single-Family Houses In Poland

It is estimated that more than 70% of the detached single-family houses in Poland (3.6 million) have no, or inadequate, thermal insulation. Heating technology is outdated and the most frequently used fuel is coal, burned in old coal-fired...
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Renovating Belgrade - A framework for exploring the potential to renovate the City of Belgrade

The UN Environment Programme (UN Environment) is supporting the Belgrade public authorities to improve energy efficiency of buildings and associated energy systems, as part of its role in the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) and...
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R2Cities crosses the finish line: the results

The EU project on smart districts has unveiled its energy saving achievements after its renovation works in three residential areas   Genoa, Valladolid and Kartal (Istanbul): three different cities, countries and climates, and more than...
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International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme: Annual Report 2017

The annual report of 2017 of the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme presents an overview of progress made by the EBC Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed...
IEA-EBC Annual Report- 2017
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Energy in Buildings and Communities News, June 2018

The International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme newsletter contains updates on ongoing and forthcoming research projects, and features new publications and website information, as well as topical...
IEA EBC News, June 2018, Issue 67
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New report from the EPBD Concerted Action available! New buildings & NZEBs

The experts of the Concerted Actions (CA) worked from 2015-2018 to provide a comprehensive overview of the EPBD implementation among the Member States (MSs).   Among all, the CA released a thematic report with an analysis of the new...
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Indoor lighting step by step - Premiumlight Pro guideline and procurement criteria

There are many considerations when installing LED light systems and this can be daunting for procurers. Selecting quality products, a competent installer, using daylight to your advantage and optimal design are just some of the...
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London Aquatic center

Project type : New Construction Building Type : Swimming pool Construction Year : 2005 Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season. Net Floor Area : 42 866 m2 Other Construction/refurbishment cost : 331 000 000...