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Late payment in the construction sector

The report provides an analysis of the state of play and impact of late payment on the European construction sector, by analysing in detail the situation with late payment in five countries: France, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. The...
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OVERVIEW | H2020 projects on Smart buildings

Smartness of buildings: a key enabler towards a climate-neutral EU The European Green Deal, is a decisive step towards the ambitious target of achieving Europe’s climate neutrality by 2050....
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Position About importance of integration of two state initiatives: “Affordable Mortgage” and “Green Deal”

On January 27th , the Government of Ukraine approved a resolution on "Affordable Mortgages": the interest rate on loans was set at 7% per annum, which will operate under the program "Affordable Loans 5-7-9%".   The mechanism provides that...
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Towards a healthy, affordable and sustainable Built Environment

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...
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BOTA project

The Bota Solar project reinvents the building facing Rogier square in the European city of Brussels. The former building, with its concrete facades grayed by time and its outdated appearance, didn’t add much to a vibrant city life.      A...
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OVERVIEW| Smart building co-benefits and key performance indicators

Introduction   As reported in the final report on Smart Readiness Indicators (SRI) a smart building is a building which can sense, interpret, communicate and actively respond to occupants needs and external conditions. A wider...
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House Moroder - Bolzano (Italy)

The historic residential building is located in the city center of Bolzano. It was built in 1926, near the old town, and it has hardly been changed on the outside, thanks to well thought-out renovation measures from the inside which ensure...
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UIPI survey: European Property Owners' readiness and capacity to renovate

UIPI conducted an online survey to assess European property owners’ capacity and willingness to renovate their homes. By approaching how the sector and households are adapting and making their properties more climate friendly, and how the...
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Whole life carbon assesment of 60 buildings

Possibilities to develope benchmark values for LCA buildings ​Whole life carbon assessment of 60 buildings - Possibilities to develop benchmark values for LCA of buildings assesses the hitherto largest number of building cases collected in...
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OVERVIEW| BIPV Technologies and market overview

Renewable Energy Sources are becoming increasingly important in the power markets; it is calculated that almost 70 % of the global capacity additions to 2040 will be attributed to renewables. Among these, solar energy is considered to be...