Building professionals

The energy resources consumption has doubled since the beginning of the century and the demand grows with the fast development in industrial and telecommunication sectors. To respond to the rising demand on energy resources, new efficient infrastructures for production, storage, transport and use of energy are necessary.
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: Event

On 6 June 2018, Director General Dominique Ristori announced the creation of the Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat at the European Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels. The announcement was made in the presence of the Members of Parliament of the Islands Commission, who had contributed to the setup of the Secretariat.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: News

The European construction sector is crucial to the European economy as it provides 18 million direct jobs and contributes to about 9% of the EU's GDP. Furthermore, drives economic growth and offers solutions for social, climate and energy challenges, thus contributing to sustainability.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: News

Efficiency and renewable energy are at the core of Europe’s commitment to a clean energy transition that serves the needs of citizens, economic development, and the environment.   The World Sustainable Energy Days connect people and empower them to embrace the necessary change – according to the motto: Clean. Competitive. Connected.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: News

Nine winners whose climate solutions reduce greenhouse gas emissions emitted by the construction industry were rewarded during the International Green Solutions Awards 2018 ceremony. But this event was also an opportunity for professionals to speak about the competition, their commitments and ambitions.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: News

On November 29, 2018, the representatives of STARDUST’s Lighthouse City of Trento organised their 1st Stakeholder Workshop on how to tailor technical solutions electric mobility, according to the local needs  
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: News

Now more than ever, you need to be sure you’re getting the maximum return from every euro and minute available to you. By putting all the products, people and knowledge you need in one place, FM Ireland offers the best possible return on your investment. So if you only have the time and budget to attend one event this year, make it this one.   The complete event for those involved in managing, maintaining and operating facilities of all kinds.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: Event

In order to inform its future policy-making, the European Commission is currently conducting a survey across Europe on architects’ activities with respect to energy renovation and nearly zero energy buildings (nzeb). The survey shall enable to better understand solutions developed by architects, barriers to their implementation and drivers behind architects’ and clients’ choices. Consult the EU Commission’s letter of support for more details.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: News

In the framework of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), biomass burning for heat production in households has emerged as a major issue where a better balance between “decarbonisation” benefits and negative impacts on air quality, the environment and human health is needed.  
Post date: 9 Jan 2019
Type: Publication

Several Mediterranean islands are not connected to the main electricity grid yet meaning that independent local grids cater for their power requirements, mainly using imported fossil fuels whose resources scarcity, especially during the high-demand summer months, is a significant challenge. Seasonal variability in power demand, fuel price volatility, as well as a growing tourism development, impose some additional complexity.  
Post date: 9 Jan 2019
Type: Publication