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The procurement of Tampere’s IoT platform has been nominated as a finalist for this year’s most skilful procurement competition in Finland.  
Post date: 11 Jun 2021
Type: News

Founded in Treviso, Italy, in May 1990, the ARCHITECTS’ COUNCIL OF EUROPE (ACE) is the representative organisation for the architectural profession at European level. ACE’s mission is:  
Post date: 6 May 2021
Type: Publication

Greening Europe’s homes and public spaces is a crucial element of the EU’s strategy towards climate neutrality, and one of the pillars of the European Green Deal. But to achieve its goals, the EU will need to come up with a comprehensive strategy for energy and resource efficiency while also ensuring that sustainable homes become an affordable solution for all citizens.  
Post date: 4 May 2021
Type: Publication

Mission   Their mission is to improve the environmental quality and energy efficiency of buildings by providing timely, unbiased information on building technologies, design and operation strategies.  
Post date: 30 Mar 2021
Type: Link

This report is the first output of the GlobalABC “adaptation” working group, launched at COP24 in Katowice.   During the Global- ABC meeting in Rabat in October 2018, the representatives of the Kingdom of Morocco and GlobalABC members expressed their mutual wish to see the challenges of climate change adaptation and the benefits of initiatives in the real-estate, building, and construction sector be put in the spotlight, as up until now they have not been given due attention.
Post date: 11 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

The SmartBuilt4EU project launches its first workshop to identify barriers, challenges and opportunities to support the take up of smart buildings in Europe.   This session will introduce the four task forces that will each address a specific theme (see below) and will kick off their respective activity.  
Post date: 10 Feb 2021
Type: Event

ESDEIC Green and Circular Economy, Sustainable Development and Energy International Research -online- Confrerence   26-27/11/2020    The 2nd Green and Circular Economy, Sustainable Development and Energy International Conference (ESDEIC) provides a permanent and multidisciplinary knowledge international network on the topics of economy, sustainable development, and energy.  
Post date: 5 Nov 2020
Type: Event

European Member States have different legislation in place and systems to run Energy performance certificate (EPC) schemes. X-tendo proposes conceptual approaches for features combining new ideas with existing methods to work towards developing innovative indicators that could be tested and integrated into the EPC schemes of the implementing countries.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

Sustainable Places is the only annual international conference focused on showcasing results of EU projects on innovation for the built environment. The 8th edition, Sustainable Places 2020 (27-30 October 2020), will be held over four days in virtual format to facilitate thematic presentations and fruitful discussion on topics such as circular economy, digital twins, BIPV, local energy communities, sustainable digital infrastructure, etc.
Post date: 1 Sep 2020
Type: News

Europe is known for its valuable built environment, which includes many historic homes and beautiful buildings. But peel back this façade and you’ll find that many are grossly inefficient. In fact, Europe’s buildings consume 40% of all the energy used across the continent and, in doing so, are responsible for 36% of all CO2 emissions.  
Post date: 28 Aug 2020
Type: News