sustainable construction

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Concept:   In 1990, national associations representing construction micro-enterprises and SMEs, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and craftsmen in six European countries joined forces in 1990 to establish the European Builders Confederation (EBC), the European professional organisation representing national associations of construction SMEs and crafts.  
Post date: 27 jan 2021
Type: Lien

Surface area is an important but limited resource in cities that aim to become climate neutral. It can be used to, for example, generate heat or electricity via active solar systems, improve air quality via greening, or provide cooling thanks to highly reflective and emissive materials.   Scientists at Italian institute Eurac have now developed a multi-factor approach to study the synergies and conflicts that arise from using ground, facade and roof space in urban communities.
Post date: 2 jan 2021
Type: Actualité

Klima aktiv GOLD   klimaaktiv points: 965 out of 1000   In terms of sustainability, in addition to the wooden construction, the compactness of the building with regard to energy efficiency was taken into account. The appearance is characterized by the wooden construction, the facade surfaces remain untreated.   
Post date: 8 déc 2020
Type: Cas

Diciembre 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm CET   Las personas somos cada vez más conscientes del confort de nuestra vivienda y la necesidad de reducir el impacto ambiental.  En este sentido, estas exigencias se han convertido en valores añadidos a nuestros edificios.  
Post date: 3 déc 2020
Type: Évènement

Diciembre 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CET   La certificación «DGNB System» es un sistema desarrollado por DGNB (el Green Building Council alemán), para evaluar y certificar la sostenibilidad de edificios y distritos.   El sistema de certificación DGNB System es una herramienta internacional, basada en normas y estándares europeos, que puede ser aplicable en todo el mundo. La implementación del sistema DGNB System en cada país requiere la adaptación a las condiciones específicas del mismo.
Post date: 3 déc 2020
Type: Évènement

The Joint Task Force on Energy Efficiency Standards in Buildings of the Group of Experts on Energy Efficiency was established in 2015 by the Committee on Sustainable Energy and the Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management for 2016–2017 with a possibility of extension. Its mandate was extended for the period of 2018–2019, and further for the period of 2020–2021 with a possibility of extension.  
Post date: 29 nov 2020
Type: Publication

By 2050 around 80% of the world's population will be living in urban areas. Currently, they occupy 3% of the Earth's surface but produce around 72% of greenhouse gases.   Growing urbanization along with climate change will have a serious impact on our life in cities in terms of air quality, warmer temperatures and higher flood risk. But solutions to reducing the environmental impact and improving people's quality of life has been found in nature.  
Post date: 24 nov 2020
Type: Actualité

Concept:   ACR+ is an international network of cities and regions sharing the aim of promoting a sustainable resource management and accelerating the transition towards a circular economy on their territories and beyond.   Circular economy calling for cooperation between all actors, ACR+ is open to other key players in the field of material resource management such as NGOs, academic institutions, consultancy or private organisations.   Mission:
Post date: 4 nov 2020
Type: Lien

The construction is an office building originally in masonry whose renovation has been designed by atelier d’architecture Rivat as architectural firm (Architecte associé: atelier des vergers).   The renovation has been completed in 2017 and it is located in the Rhône-Alpes region, and precisely in the suburbs of the town of Saint Etienne, near the hill of Villebeouf in a wooded area.  
Post date: 2 nov 2020
Type: Cas

Starting March 2022, any new building in Israel will be constructed according to the national green standards.   "We are pioneers and very proud of this," said Ran Avraham, head of the green building unit at the Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection (MoEP), referring to the new mandatory sustainable construction legislation.  
Post date: 2 nov 2020
Type: Actualité