Campaigning and awareness raising

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Concept:   The EU has called on countries of central and eastern Europe (CEE) to do more to meet its 2050 net-zero emissions goals.   Based on an assessment of national energy and climate plans, CEE countries need to boost their potentials for efficient use of energy.  
Post date: 9 Dic 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   The achievement of the EU climate targets for 2030 will be facilitated by the widespread adoption of renewable energy. Hosting capacity can be reached through the market uptake of citizen energy communities (CEC).   The EU-funded LIGHTNESS project will increase the renewable energy capacity through social engagement, a regulatory roadmap, a low-cost technological package and innovative business models.  
Post date: 9 Dic 2020
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   procuRE brings together 6 procurers from 6 countries, responsible for over 21,000 public buildings, to invest over €7 million in R&D to tackle their common challenge of achieving 100% Renewable Energy Supply (RES) in existing stock.  
Post date: 9 Dic 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   The building sector is the single largest energy consumer in Europe. Within its 2030 climate and energy framework, the EU has committed to improving the energy performance of buildings.   Since three quarters of today’s buildings will still exist in 2050, the key to a low carbon building stock is to renovate.  
Post date: 8 Dic 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Europe’s next generation of peer-to-peer energy communities is becoming a reality. With the aim of boosting residential energy communities and integrating a higher share of renewable energy, the EU-funded NRG2peers project will develop a platform with three goals in mind.  
Post date: 8 Dic 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Innovation in interconnected systems design is crucial for reducing cost and complexity in multi-component computing platforms.   Current software development tools cannot fulfil the various antagonistic criteria in programming architecture. AMPERE’s model-driven engineering (MDE) framework addresses this challenge.  
Post date: 8 Dic 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   The European construction industry needs to improve the innovation of its SMEs in order to extend its value chain and integrate new dynamic industrial sectors.   To achieve critical mass and promote internationalisation, the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP) has initiated a synergy with the ICT, additive manufacturing, nature-based solutions and recycling industrial sectors.  
Post date: 8 Dic 2020
Type: Link

From office workers to students, Americans facing colder weather and more time inside have a pressing question: How can they keep safe amid a pandemic that scientists say thrives in indoor settings?   The search for answers has prompted a new look at what architects and their buildings can do to help, both now and in the future.  
Post date: 6 Dic 2020
Type: News

The transition to a forward-looking climate neutral economy, announced in the European Green Deal, demands an action plan where public and private sector investments are channeled towards climate-friendly technologies and business models.  
Post date: 6 Dic 2020
Type: Publication

Concept:   As one of the oldest building materials, lime still plays an essential role in constructions, and its global market is on the rise.   The EU-funded SUBLime project will develop the most advanced technology in lime-based materials modelling and description for industrial use that will surpass existing solutions in the new construction and conservation sectors.  
Post date: 4 Dic 2020
Type: Link