Environmental issues related to buildings

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The world is changing. Humanity faces an increasing number of natural disasters, economic and social issues and several extreme social phenomena, including epidemic issues. New situation in natural and socio-economic environment requires new technical solutions for construction of new and reconstruction and modernization of existing buildings as a contribution to development of sustainable built environment. Such solutions should be cost-effective with minimum impacts on the environment and maximum level of resilience.   
Post date: 31 Kvě 2021
Type: Novinky

In Munich's Prinz-Eugen-Park district, NEST 2020 realized the residential complex with 61 condominiums, community space and underground parking. The concept combines passive house standard and wooden construction with solar power and battery storage for local use of renewable energy. Different floor plan types and sizes, community spaces and a sustainable mobility concept create a diverse offering for residents. Two 4-story point buildings and five residential blocks house townhouses and maisonette units in addition to traditional multi-story apartments.
Post date: 25 Kvě 2021
Type: Věc

We cordially invite you to the 2021 European Conference of Computing in Construction The 2021 EC³ conference will take place in Rhodes, Greece, on July 19-28, 2021. EC³ is the premier European Conference for information, communication and technological research, innovation and policy for the Construction Sector as a whole in Europe.
Post date: 21 Kvě 2021
Type: Event

The VEF 2021 is designed to facilitate a multi-sectoral, multi-stakeholder and interdisciplinary dialogue on sustainable energy for inclusive development and productive capacities. Guided by the motto “Where Action Meets Ambition” and designed as the first virtual VEF, the 2021 edition will include a Youth Day on the 5th of July 2021, followed by the VEF on the 6th and 7th of July 2021.  
Post date: 20 Kvě 2021
Type: Event

In a European context, the QualDeEPC initiative has elaborated several proposals on the energy certification of buildings and deep energy renovation.   One of the proposals that gained great acceptance in all project countries (Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Spain, and Sweden) has been the creation of a digital platform to promote the energy renovation of buildings.  
Post date: 19 Kvě 2021
Type: Novinky

As European buildings are responsible for 36% of CO2 emissions, the subject of deep renovation of buildings has become central in its role for making Europe climate neutral by 2050. Henceforth, there is a compelling need for a new set of skills to deep renovation projects. 4RinEU MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) offers to new professionals in the construction sector a comprehensive set of lessons and training materials to develop such skills.  
Post date: 17 Kvě 2021
Type: Tool

The European Union aims to be climate-neutral by 2050, requiring a fundamental transformation of the construction and building sectors. This decade is critical as direct building CO2 emissions need to more than halve by 2030 to get on track for a net-zero carbon building stock by 2050.  
Post date: 17 Kvě 2021
Type: Publication

With the drive towards reducing in-use energy to “nearly zero”, sources of carbon emissions from buildings, beyond in-use operational energy demand, become increasingly important and therefore a vital part of future carbon reduction plans. This policy briefing demonstrates that carbon metrics are needed to align building policies and incentives with carbon-neutrality goals.
Post date: 17 Kvě 2021
Type: Publication

Greening our homes and public buildings is crucial to achieving the EU’s  medium and long-term climate goals. For this reason, we welcome the revision of the EU’s Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD).
Post date: 11 Kvě 2021
Type: Publication

This digital conference is exceptional in many ways:   It offers to bring together energy economists, policymakers and business leaders from around the world in real time for 3 consecutive days. This event will allow a non-stop exchange from San Francisco to Tokyo.   It will feature mid-day keynote addresses to bring together a global audience in a common time zone.  
Post date: 10 Kvě 2021
Type: Event