Italy

CONSTRUCTION – RENOVATION – REDEVELOPMENT– EFFICIENCY   These are the watchwords in the construction industry today.   The goal is to move from energy-hungry buildings to ones that actually produce energy thanks to intelligent use of solar panels and geothermal systems. Passive homes featuring insulation materials and technologies with the capacity to minimize heat loss and wasted energy.  
Post date: 8 Gen 2019
Type: Evento

The CoNZEBs team has completed the activity on the identification of potential cost reductions in the design and construction processes. The scientific partners and the housing organisations assessed the cost related to the design and planning phase according to the specific conditions applying in the participant countries (Germany, Denmark, Italy and Slovenia). Also the temporal development of construction costs for the main categories was investigated.  
Post date: 18 Dic 2018
Type: Publication

The Paris rulebook will enable the Parties to the Paris Agreement to implement, track and progressively enhance their contributions to tackling climate change, in order to meet the Agreement's long-term goals.   EU action
Post date: 18 Dic 2018
Type: News

The Launch Event of the project “Implementation of a forecAsting System for urban heaT Island effect for the development of urban adaptation strategies – LIFE ASTI” was held on Friday, November 16th 2018, in Thessaloniki. The project is co-funded by the LIFE 2014-2020 Program, has a total budget of € 1,265,395, with a 36-month implementation period.  
Post date: 14 Dic 2018
Type: News

The human factor affects significantly the actual energy performance over the building life cycle. The incorporation of behavioral insights into the building design and operation is starting to be recognized as a key topic.
Post date: 12 Dic 2018
Type: Evento

URBAN GreenUp and other EU projects jointly signed a document in Mantua, Italy, to promote and boost the adoption of nature-based solutions in urban areas worldwide.  
Post date: 6 Dic 2018
Type: News

The primary goal of the conference is to promote research and developmental activities in Environmental Science and Development. Another goal is to promote scientific information interchange between researchers, developers, engineers, students, and practitioners working in Paris and abroad. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences in Environmental Science and Development and related areas.   Papers / Publication
Post date: 6 Dic 2018
Type: Evento

December 5 is UN World Soil Day. The building industry has thus been called to account for its role in the massive use of mineral raw materials and environmental pollution. One solution comes from the bio-construction sector which draws on unlimited sources of natural materials such as hemp, which is a recyclable carbon sequestrator. But how comfortable is it to live in a hemp house?  
Post date: 4 Dic 2018
Type: News

EnerSHIFT is an European project aimed to the energy renovation of public housing in Liguria promoting and applying innovative financing models. In line with the Regional Environmental Energy Plan, EnerSHIFT seeks to reduce energy consumption, improve tenants’ quality of life and boost the local economy. As part of this process, EnerSHIFT will launch a public tender process reserved for ESCo (Energy Service Companies) after which energy performance contracts (EPC) will be signed.  
Post date: 21 Nov 2018
Type: Link

Interreg Italy-Austria FACEcamp project offered a training course (named FACE) aimed at increasing the know-how of companies and freelance professionals operating in the field of complex technological building façades. The course aimed to transfer to freelance professionals and technical staff of construction companies, concepts and innovative methods in the sector of complex technological façades.
Post date: 21 Nov 2018
Type: News