This report is one of the deliverables of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) Annex 57: “Evaluation of embodied energy (eE) and carbon dioxide equivalent emissions (CO2eq) for building construction”. The document was developed by Subtask 1 of the annex, aiming to clarify the connections between actors and targets related to eE and embodied greenhouse gas emissions (eCO2eq) for building construction.
Post date: 24 Mag 2017
IEA EBC Annex 57: Guideline for Design Professionals and Consultants - Part 1: Basics for the Assessment of Embodied Energy and Embodied GHG Emissions
Post date: 24 Mag 2017
15th Webinar: Dynamic, flexible and human-centric – Innovation towards smart energy management presented by NUS
Post date: 17 Mag 2017
In its News release of 4 May 2017, Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, estimates that in 2016 carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions from fossil fuel combustion decreased by 0.4% in the European Union (EU), compared with the previous year.
Post date: 4 Mag 2017
L'europa deve guidare il mondo sul taglio delle emissioni di gas serra da edifici esistenti, se vogliamo soddisfare l'ambizione di Accordo di Parigi, una coalizione di oltre 300 aziende e organizzazioni in tutto il continente, ha esortato oggi.
Post date: 26 Apr 2017
IEA-EBC Annex 72: Assessment life cycle related environmental impacts caused by buildings
The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA-EBC Annex 72: Assessment life cycle related environmental impacts caused by buildings” in 2016. The project will run till 2021.
Post date: 24 Apr 2017
After months of public consultation, the City of Sydney has fast-tracked the adoption of an action plan that will help it achieve net zero emissions by 2050, tackle waste and water usage, and scale up renewable energy use.
On 28 March 2017, the City of Sydney adopted an action plan that its leaders says will help it achieve carbon neutrality and ensure that half of its energy comes from renewable energy by 2050.
Post date: 12 Apr 2017
Status Report 2016
This updated report, prepared by Van Holsteijn en Kemna B.V. (VHK) for the European Commission, shows how the EU's Ecodesign and energy labelling requirements for products are saving consumers both energy and money. It tracks the progress of an ongoing study of the impact of these requirements.
Post date: 5 Apr 2017
On 28 February 2017, the environment ministers of the European Union reached an agreement in support of the revision of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) Directive for the period after 2020.
The agreement comes after almost two years of discussions in the Council, led since the start of this year by the Maltese presidency, and serves as the basis for negotiations with the European Parliament.
Post date: 28 Mar 2017
COMUNICAZIONE DELLA COMMISSIONE AL PARLAMENTO EUROPEO PARLAMENTO EUROPEO, AL CONSIGLIO, AL COMITATO ECONOMICO E SOCIALE EUROPEO, IL COMITATO DELLE REGIONI E ALLA BANCA EUROPEA PER GLI INVESTIMENTI
Post date: 1 Feb 2017