This World Green Building Week, we’re #BuildingLife and exploring how we can create a green, healthy and climate resilient built environment for all.
Post date: 2 Set 2019
The DGNB has made it its primary goal to plan, operate and use the built environment of the present day for the benefit of all, and in such a way that the generations that follow us can fully utilise their own potential and not be constrained in their opportunities by the decisions that we make today.
Post date: 6 Ago 2019
ICE (Inventory of Carbon and Energy) Database
The ICE (Inventory of Carbon and Energy) Database is a leading embodied energy and carbon database for building materials.
Post date: 30 Apr 2019
On 22 February, WorldGBC Europe responded to a consultation from the technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) on the development of the 'taxonomy' - an EU-wide classification system for environmentally sustainable economic activities. This follows on from the Commission's legislative proposal on an EU taxonomy in May 2018.
Post date: 25 Mar 2019
HOUSEFUL proposes an innovative paradigm shift towards a circular economy for the housing sector. The main goal is to develop and demonstrate an integrated systemic service (HOUSEFUL Service) composed of 11 circular solutions co-created by stakeholders in current housing value chain. The HOUSEFUL Service will aim at the circular management and efficient use of water, waste, energy and material resources for all stages of European building’s life-cycle.
Post date: 18 Mar 2019
Sustainable building practice in Europe has to a large extent been led by green building certification schemes to date. These certifications cover hundreds of millions of m2 of building space and have achieved a high degree of market penetration in the non-residential sector of some European countries.
Post date: 8 Mar 2019
In the case of regenerative processes, design can receive significant benefits from information that can be obtained by applying the life cycle assessment methodology. The LCA (life cycle assessment) approach can be implemented both for a single building material and for the whole building.
Post date: 21 Feb 2019
The study describes the results of a full LCA applied to 24 statistically-based dwelling archetypes, representative of the EU housing stock in 2010.
Post date: 8 Feb 2019
CREATE: Totem stimulates the creativity of designers/specifiers to realize projects that combine all the requirements related to the environmental challenges of tomorrow.
EVALUATE: Totem allows the evaluation of the environmental impacts of building elements or buildings according to a scientific method adapted to the particularities of the Belgian construction market.
Post date: 22 Nov 2018
We are pleased to announce that the AIVC 2019 Conference “From Energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate – 40 years of AIVC" is now accepting abstracts & proposals for topical sessions. The Conference will be held during 15-16 October, 2019 at ‘Het Pand’, the congress centre of Ghent University in Ghent, Belgium.
Post date: 19 Ott 2018