Legislation, regulations, standards

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The country’s solar industry is collecting signatures and writing incendiary letters to politicians to finally abolish the solar cap and thus save thousands of jobs.   According to the latest survey results of the German Solar Industry Association (BSW), the industry’s business expectation index has halved in just three months, and that’s not even due to the coronavirus.  
Post date: 20 Mag 2020
Type: News

Le bois, en tant que matériau, est au cœur de l'industrie de la construction. En plus de ses excellentes performances, le bois est une ressource renouvelable, pourvu qu’il soit issu de forêts gérées durablement. Partons à la découverte de ce matériau tendance à plus d’un titre, cette ressource hors du commun.   Pourquoi choisir le bois et à quelles conditions ?  
Post date: 20 Mag 2020
Type: News

Wed, Jun 17, 2020 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CEST   Sinfonia Webinar series “Smart City talks” is a series of 6 webinars that will share the experiences of the Sinfonia pilot cities, exploring best practices and tools for urban energy planning, strategies for citizen engagement and the policy framework. All of it, aspiring to create a sustainable future for citizens and enterprises through the knowledge transfer from experienced actors.  
Post date: 19 Mag 2020
Type: Evento

Mon, 15 June 2020, 21:00 – 22:00 / 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM EDTPresenter: Dimitris Pallantzas, HPHI (Greece)   
Post date: 19 Mag 2020
Type: Evento

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Post date: 19 Mag 2020
Type: News

iPHA Community Meet Up, "Passive House: What's it worth?" by APHA   When Mon, 1 June, 21:00 – 22:00 CEST Presenter: Andy Marlow, APHA (Australia)  Registration: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/778581493
Post date: 19 Mag 2020
Type: Evento

Looking to respond constructively to the COVID-19 pandemic, many architects have turned to what they know best: design and innovation. The new restrictions placed on society have been a catalyst to rethink much of what we take for granted in the built environment. The way the world has adapted to this new lifestyle may forecast new normals following the COVID-19 outbreak.  
Post date: 19 Mag 2020
Type: News

23rd ENERGY EFFICIENCY COORDINATION GROUP MEETING AND WORKSHOPS Wednesday, 10 June 2020 (9:30 - 13:30) 23rd EECG meeting Thursday, 11 June (9:30 - 13:00) Workshop on Efficient District Heating and Cooling
Post date: 19 Mag 2020
Type: Evento

With its Efficiency House Plus initiative, the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community is giving new impulses to research and development in the field of energy-efficient building. At the same time, the principles of economy, technological freedom, simplification and the voluntary aspect of measures continue to apply. Furthermore, the Efficiency House Plus building standard allows a high level of design freedom. This brochure provides information on the results achieved so far.  
Post date: 18 Mag 2020
Type: Publication

In its 2018 landmark report, Global Warming of 1.5°C, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned of a catastrophic climate breakdown if global average temperatures rose by 2°C. Negative consequences for our communities and planet would be long-lasting and, in some cases, irreversible. Recent events in countries like Australia have shown us a glimpse of the future and that the worst, if we do not act now, is yet to come.   
Post date: 13 Mag 2020
Type: News