Energy policies

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Concept and objectives:   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the international body for assessing the science related to climate change.   The IPCC was set up in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to provide policymakers with regular assessments of the scientific basis of climate change, its impacts and future risks, and options for adaptation and mitigation.
Post date: 3 Feb 2021
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   Building on an established monitoring project of low-energy dwellings which has been running for over two years, the vision for nZEB101 is to uncover the key nZEB design and operations lessons as Ireland embarks on the unprecedented mass market implementation of these low-energy buildings.  
Post date: 3 Feb 2021
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   At Fundación Laboral de la Construcción, they have worked since 1992 to provide companies and employees alike the resources to be more professional, secure, qualified and with a more successful future ahead.   The sector is increasingly more united and connected, and works closer with society and the rest of sectors than ever before, to face the challenges of new times.  
Post date: 3 Feb 2021
Type: Link

Webinar 10 – Example calculations with the set of EPB standards – (4) Focus on non-residential buildings (12h00 – 13h30 – 2nd February 2021) Following the successful first series of 6 webinars on the Energy Performance of Buildings standards (EN/ISO) supporting the implementation of the EPBD, an additional series of 4 webinars has been scheduled on the set up and results of a series of example calculations on buildings and systems using the EPB standards.
Post date: 2 Feb 2021
Type: News

Jeudi 18 février 18:00-19:00   Description   Depuis le 1er janvier, les exigences PEB sur les bâtiments neufs ont été renforcées.   On parle de maintenant de bâtiments Q-Zen (Quasi Zéro Energie).   Que se cache t’il derrière ce vocable ? Quel impact sur nos projets ?  
Post date: 2 Feb 2021
Type: Evento

On the outskirts of Aarhus lies Lisbjerg Bakke, a 4,100m2 hybrid timber building and winner of the 2014 ‘sustainable social housing of the future’ competition.   In a joint venture between the architects and engineers, the full lifecycle of the building has been taken into consideration from the outset, with a flexible design that allows the reconfiguration of the building into new layouts or office space, and building components that can be easily upgraded.  
Post date: 29 Gen 2021
Type: Caso

The European Commission has provided fresh funding to continue the work of the European Local Energy Assistance (ELENA) facility, implemented by the European Investment Bank (EIB).   Under the new agreement, the initiative will support projects across its sustainable energy (€30 million) and sustainable transport (€5 million) portfolios.
Post date: 29 Gen 2021
Type: News

The European Commission has asked advisors to rework the EU’s green finance taxonomy rules after member states rejected draft implementing guidelines, unhappy about the exclusion of gas as a “transition” activity towards net-zero emissions.   “On Wednesday, 20 January, we requested the Platform on Sustainable Finance to provide further input on the taxonomy framework,” said Aikaterini Apostola, an EU Commission spokesperson.  
Post date: 29 Gen 2021
Type: News

  Szeretettel várjuk a Berlin-Budapest klímaadaptációs párbeszéd című projekt online záróeseményére. Témánk a frissen elkészült útmutató bemutatása lesz, amely önkormányzatok számára ad áttekintést az éghajlatváltozáshoz való alkalmazkodás tervezéséhez.  
Post date: 27 Gen 2021
Type: Evento

The concept of the circular economy promotes a more efficient use of resources and the reduction of waste.   The construction sector is one of the most resource and waste intensive economic activities, generating 30% of all waste in the EU.  
Post date: 27 Gen 2021
Type: Publication