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Have your say: Designing buildings using circular economy approaches

The Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs are inviting experts in the building construction value chain to take part in a survey and give their views on using circular economy principles in the design of buildings.   The results will...

Questionnaire - energy efficient renovation and financial instruments

Within the eCentral project, which aims to enhance the energy efficiency of public buildings by supporting public authorities to define efficient renovation measures and financial instruments, a survey on these topics has been launced in order to...

FACE 2020 Opening Event - Sharing Knowledge & Expertise on the façade industry

FACE (Façade Architecture, Construction and Engineering) course provides insights into the contemporary market and value chain of the façade industry, enabling technical designers and consultants to manage complex projects both at...

Press Release | Renovation Wave: doubling the renovation rate to cut emissions, boost recovery and reduce energy poverty

The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and...

Sustainable headquarter IDAI NATURE

The building, designed by Ruben Muedra and developed by IDAI NATURE as their new headquarters, won the BUILD Sustainable Building "Excellence Award for Sustainable Architectural Design".   It has been completed in 2018 and it is located in the town...

Passive office renovation in Wien

The administration building of the “Dachverbandes der öster. Sozialversicherung”in Wien, built at the end of the Seventies, has recently undergone a general renovation.   The building has 16 floors above ground and a total GFA of approx. 22,600 m2...

Ryder Architecture hails Queensferry High School as exemplar in low carbon design

As the new Queensferry High School (QHS) welcomes its first influx of pupils, international design practice Ryder Architecture has outlined the building’s low carbon qualities.   Designed by Ryder and delivered through hub South East Scotland on...

The new 55% target for energy efficiency: is it feasible?

On September 16, the president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen pushed everybody's energy efficiency hopes a little further: she increased the emission reduction target from 40 to 55% in a laudable attempt to turn the European...

LEED Lab arrives in Spain via everis and Green Building Factory to promote sustainable construction training

October will see the start of the first LEED Lab in Spain, the leading course on sustainable construction developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) in accordance with LEED certification requirements.   The course’s first edition...

Baringa and EU to undertake assessment of potential to expand Renewable Energy contracts

An increasing number of utility and non-utility corporates are aiming to meet part, or all, of their energy demand through renewable energy (RE) sources. Several options exist, but many are exposed to price risk due to market fluctuations and...