Deep disparities define today’s energy world. The dissonance between well-supplied oil markets and growing geopolitical tensions and uncertainties. The gap between the ever-higher amounts of greenhouse gas emissions being produced and the insufficiency of stated policies to curb those emissions in line with international climate targets. The gap between the promise of energy for all and the lack of electricity access for 850 million people around the world.
Post date: 19 Nov 2019
Objectives of the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage (JPI CH)
Post date: 18 Nov 2019
This Call is also available here in German, in English and in Italian. The event will be in Italian and English, with the possibility of asking questions in German.
WHY RE-THINKING TECHNOLOGIES
Proper technology solution-sets (the gears in the picture) can enable a regenerative indoor environment for building users and for the Planet. Technologies will be the key to promote a shift of paradigm in building design from the “less bad” to the “more regenerative”
Post date: 15 Nov 2019
The lack of the overall understanding of the impact of energy-efficient investments has made it difficult for policymakers to integrate it into their policymaking process. There is a need to gather evidence on the benefit of energy efficiency in ecological and socio-economic terms.
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Discover the Open Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Data Hub – an initiative that promotes the exploration, analysis, and use of authoritative SDG data sources for evidence-based decision-making and advocacy. The initiative goal is to enable decision makers, data providers, managers, and users to discover, understand, and communicate about patterns and interrelationships from the available SDG data and statistics.
Post date: 13 Nov 2019
En la Jornada “Los beneficios de BIM, aplicados a BREEAM®, LEED®, WELL y Passivhaus” , organizada por BioEconomic®, en el COAATMU - Murcia, el pasado 4 de Octubre, se identificaron los beneficios, se vieron la reducción de costes, las mediciones, la metodología y los procesos BIM, para conseguir Edificios de Consumo Casi Nulo “ECCN” - “nZEB”, implementando la sostenibilidad de las certificaciones BREEAM®, LEED® y Passivhaus para mejorar la salud y el bienestar de los ocupantes con la certificación WELL Building Standard®.
Post date: 22 Oct 2019
On the occasion of the 2019 CELSIUS Summit on thermal energy systems of the future, which took place on 17-18 October in ICLEI Member Brussels (Belgium), the KeepWarm project has announced the launch of an online Learning Centre on improving the performance of district heating systems.
Post date: 21 Oct 2019
It is clear that we need to build a more sustainable world. Groups of people from all different areas are working towards this goal. However, so often we work in silos, trying to leverage our specific expertise only. The problem is that climate change is complex. The challenges we face and transformation we need impact a huge variety of actors, topics and fields in an interrelated way. These are not separated by expertise or field, so our approach to overcoming climate-related challenges can’t be siloed either.
Post date: 18 Oct 2019
Climate and cultural based design and market valuable technology solutions for Plus Energy Houses
CULTURAL-E aims to define modular and replicable solutions for Plus Energy Houses (PEHs), accounting for climate and cultural differences, while engaging all key players involved in the building life cycle; to create comfortable, efficient, and affordable indoor environments.
Post date: 16 Oct 2019
The 5th edition of the Roger Léron Award was concluded on the 9th October 2019 with the Ceremony at the House of the Brussels region (BIP) with the announcement of the winner and celebration of nominees’ achievements. Søren Hermansen was acknowledged as the winner of this 5th edition, while finalists Maria del Rosario Heras Celemín and Josep Puig i Boix shared the second place.
Post date: 10 Oct 2019