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Abstract: Innovative designs, such as those taking place in nearly zero-energy buildings, need to tackle Life Cycle Cost, because reducing the impact of use can carry other collateral and unexpected costs. For example, it is interesting to include the evaluation of end-of-life costs by introducing future activities of selective dismantling and waste management, to also improve the environmental performance of the demotion project.
Post date: 14 Set 2020
Type: Publication

In the district of Statz in Mühlbachl, the local social housing agency implemented a residential project with three energy efficient buildings with 26 apartments and an overall surface of around 1270 m2, that reached the level klimaaktiv gold, the highest one according to the local energy standard.  
Post date: 9 Set 2020
Type: Caso

The congress will be held as 100% online on October 14-20, 2020   IMPORTANT DATES - Abstract Submission Deadline: EXTENDED until September 7, 2020 - Notification of Acceptance, within 1-3 weeks after the receipt of abstract   Topics   ENF 01 - Novel and Efficient Technologies for Energy Production   Renewable   
Post date: 28 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

Date and Time Tue, 13 October 2020 08:30 – 13:00 CEST   Add to Calendar Location Sofitel Brussels Europe 1 Place Jourdan - 1040 Brussels    
Post date: 25 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

30 SEPTEMBER 2020 | 10h00-11h30   ZOOM, online Webinar Platform   Cerame-Unie has launched a Cycle of Webinars on Circular Economy. The Kick-Off Webinar Opportunities of Circular Economy for the Ceramic Industry, under the European Green Deal, provided an overview of the contribution of the Ceramic Industry to Circular Economy and gathered more than 170 participants.  
Post date: 24 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

Andreas Gyr remembers his first car fondly: a 1982 Ford Escort, which had the gas parts ripped out and replaced with 17 golf cart batteries and an electric motor. “It had about a 15-mile range and it topped out at like 58 miles per hour,” Andreas remembers. “I’d carry an extension cord around and plug it into friends’ wall outlets to make it home.” It might have been inconvenient, but it made him excited about the future. “It was different, it was hopeful, we charged it with solar panels!” he says.
Post date: 21 Ago 2020
Type: News

The Concrete Initiative welcomes the New Circular Economy Action Plan and the ambitious vision of the European Green Deal. We are pleased to see that the Action Plan contains coherent, long-term measures to enhance the life span of construction works (through durability, maintenance, repair and reuse) and to increase the recycling and reuse of construction waste. The whole concrete value chain is fully committed to achieving a circular economy in construction.  
Post date: 20 Ago 2020
Type: Publication

IEA EBC Annex 72: 8th Expert Meeting   October 7-9, 2020 Online United Kingdom   IEA EBC Annex 72 - Assessing Life Cycle Related Environmental Impacts Caused by Buildings  
Post date: 5 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

*** UPDATE: The InnoRenew CoE International Conference 2020 has been rescheduled and will take place on 3 September 2020 both live from Izola, Slovenia and online.  ***   The InnoRenew CoE International Conference 2020, “Integrating sustainability and health in buildings through renewable materials”, will provide a forum to explore renewable materials and their use for creating healthy, sustainable buildings during five thematic sessions:    
Post date: 5 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

The coronavirus pandemic is changing nearly everything about life, and institutional and commercial facilities are no exception. In fact, given the amount of time many people spend working in and visiting indoor environments, buildings are under perhaps greater scrutiny than nearly any other component of life.  
Post date: 28 Lug 2020
Type: News