Environmental issues related to buildings

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Event

ENERGA Fair & Conference – Sarajevo 2020

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   The ENERGA Conference brings together over 100 eminent participants each year, in which a number of questions and answers...
News

Building energy efficient, sustainable homes for all

As governments across Europe attempt to deal with the economic and social impacts of coronavirus and how and when to end strict confinement measures, the time is right to invest to ensure every person can live in a healthy, connected and...

The Covid-19 pandemic has tested all aspects of our society: families and individuals in confinement, communities in collective self-isolation and local, national and international authorities struggling to manage the omnipresent effects...
Event

Eight European Conference on Renewable Energy Systems - ECRES 2020

Due to global Co-Vid19 pandemic, there is a remote presentation option foreseen for this event.   The Eight European Conference on Renewable Energy Systems (ECRES2020). The event is going to be organized in Istanbul / Turkey on 24-25...
Event

ECOS 2020, 33rd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   ECOS 2020, the 33rd conference, will be held in Osaka for the second time in Japan. The purpose of the...
Publication

Rising to the challenge - IMT 2019 annual report

For nearly 25 years, IMT has partnered with government, business, and philanthropy to explore the frontier of action to improve the spaces where we live, work, and play. Our innovations have helped policymakers reduce carbon emissions and...
Publication

The environmental sustainability at the time of COVID-19 pandemy: an holistic approach through LEED ® v4 BD+C rating system

Abstract   The intent and metrics of LEED v4 BD+C have been taken as a reference and analysed, for a holistic approach to the energy and environmental issues emerging from the implications that COVID-19 pandemy may have on...
Case

NHT – Austria

klimaaktiv bronze*   New apartment building completed in 2020. The entire residential complex is planned to be barrier-free. It is the new construction of a residential complex as passive...
Case

HEM Rehabilitation ENERGIESPRONG (smart) - France

The 10 houses of Hem are the first homes rehabilitated in France to zero energy and any form of consumption guaranteed for 25 years. Energiesprong is an initiative initiated in the Netherlands in 2013. Vilogia tested in France the first...