green / sustainable buildings

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The Handbook aims to provide decision-makers with a comprehensive NBS impact assessment framework, and a robust set of indicators and methodologies to assess impacts of nature-based solutions across 12 societal challenge areas: Climate Resilience; Water Management; Natural and Climate Hazards; Green Space Management; Biodiversity; Air Quality; Place Regeneration; Knowledge and Social Capacity Building for Sustainable Urban Transformation; Participatory Planning and Governance; Social Justice and Social Cohesion; Health and Well-being; New Economic Opportunities
Post date: 18 Jun 2021
Type: Publication

The 2021 International Conference on Frontiers of Energy and Environment Engineering (CFEEE 2021) will take place during July 9-11, 2021 virtually. “This will be an energetic, stimulating and informative event, convening scientists, researchers, experts and delegates from the energy and environment engineering arena. Being part of it, you will have opportunities to meet colleagues and friends, learn and share experiences.  
Post date: 15 Jun 2021
Type: Event

Funded by the EU's Horizon 2020 program initiative, the ABC 21 project aims to identify and document African and European bioclimatic designs and the use of local materials as methods to develop and promote sustainable and energy-efficient buildings.   Context  
Post date: 7 Jun 2021
Type: Link

The ASME Energy Sustainability Conference is focused on identifying innovative technologies, research and design advances, and solutions toward a path of renewable and sustainable energy, including utility-level systems integration.   High-quality conference papers will be selected in a special issue dedicated to Energy Sustainability by the ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology (JERT) and ASME Journal of Engineering for Sustainable Buildings and Cities.  
Post date: 31 May 2021
Type: Event

The perception of risk surrounding building renovation operations is an important driver in most of the energy efficiency related financing operations. However, investment decisions in building renovation are still largely based on empirical methods which rely solely on company business specific experiences.   The investment market is calling for solid knowledge-based evaluation methods to perform technical/ financial due-diligence and evaluate financial operations related to energy-efficient buildings.  
Post date: 31 May 2021
Type: Event

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 May 2021
Type: News

The Efficient Buildings Community is proud to present its Digital Days. The online event aims at moving forward the discussion on the post-Covid-19 recovery, on sustainable transition and on the role of public buildings refurbishment.
Post date: 20 May 2021
Type: Event

As Europe contends with the Covid-19 pandemic, exposure to indoor air has been rising, with people spending up to 90% of time indoors. Indoor air quality is a crucial element of resilience against respiratory disease. Insufficiently burned fuel in old stoves and mold often pollute the air making buildings unhealthy to live in. These households are often the most vulnerable to price increases and decreasing job opportunities during the pandemic.  
Post date: 12 May 2021
Type: News

VIRTUAL This is about you.   Boost your skills for driving change. Let's learn how to get started, scale up and master success! At Urban Future Virtual you can connect with the most exciting urban change-makers, listen to their intimate transformation stories and test your idea with the world’s largest community of CityChangers.   This is where…  
Post date: 10 May 2021
Type: Event

This webinar will help explore the present and consider the future of Multiple Benefits for investors and will review valuation methodologies, screening criteria and KPIs based on the experience of key market actors from the United States and Europe, with a focus on best practices and replication opportunities.   27th of May 2021, 14:40 - 16:00 CET  
Post date: 7 May 2021
Type: Event