Covid-19

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The worldwide economic shock caused by the Covid-19 pandemic is having widespread and often dramatic effects on investments in the energy sector. Based on the latest available data, the International Energy Agency's World Energy Investment 2020 provides a unique and comprehensive perspective on how energy capital flows are being reshaped by the crisis, including full-year estimates for global energy investment in 2020.
Post date: 23 Giu 2020
Type: Publication

Accelerating the Recovery – Buildings - EE Global Forum webinars series   July 29 Time: 10:00 AM   EE Global has gone virtual!  
Post date: 22 Giu 2020
Type: Evento

The Coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on Europe’s housing crisis, exposing the shortcomings of our housing policies that have increased inequalities and destabilized our societies. Now that the “Stay at home” guidelines pushed us more than ever before to take stock of the state of housing including the unacceptably high levels of homelessness and over-crowding and unsustainable rental costs in the EU, it’s time for a global rethink of housing policy. The EU must lead on this. Public, cooperative and social housing providers have set the example how to proceed.
Post date: 22 Giu 2020
Type: News

Why are COVID-19 stimulus packages important for a green transformation of the construction sector?     How can COVID-19 stimulus packages balance between building new and improving the old?   What role should material efficiency play in post-COVID construction projects?  
Post date: 18 Giu 2020
Type: Evento

27 European heads of state are discussing the Commission’s proposal for a €1.85 trillion COVID-19 recovery budget. It is a huge sum: €1.1 trillion from the member states themselves and €750 billion to be borrowed on the capital markets. But it is dwarfed by something which is all around us and which we take for granted: buildings.  
Post date: 17 Giu 2020
Type: News

The purpose of HVAC systems is to provide and maintain environmental conditions, including proper airflow, relevant humidity, heating, and cooling in a specific area to ensure thermal comfort and indoor air quality. In the context of recent threats, special attention should be paid to the built environment. People usually spend their 90% time indoor; it is essential to understand the potential transmission dynamic of COID-19 within the building environments. The building's environment plays an important role in infection transmission.
Post date: 17 Giu 2020
Type: Publication

The construction industry seems to be comparatively unscathed by the pandemic – at least at first glance. Work has continued on many building sites. But what about the long-term situation at the global level? Should urban densification in this new age of interpersonal spacing still be advocated? Do architects, planners, engineers, and urban designers need to rethink certain precepts or even embrace a paradigm shift?
Post date: 10 Giu 2020
Type: News

The European Commission is hosting the second of two webinars on sustainable energy investment in Member State recovery plans on 30 June 2020 from 10:30 to 12:00 CET.   The webinar will continue the discussion of how some EU Member States are integrating sustainable energy investment into their economic recovery plans and how national financial institutions are supporting these efforts.  
Post date: 9 Giu 2020
Type: Evento

Home and building renovation is relevant for the implementation of the Green Deal, but also for the post COVID 19 crisis recovery. Without effective home renovation programs (that is to say programs that combine financing and technical assistance), we would be losing out on an opportunity to get Europe back on track, and meet Green Deal’s targets.  
Post date: 8 Giu 2020
Type: Evento

The European Commission is hosting the first of two webinars on sustainable energy investment in Member State recovery plans on 16 June 2020 from 10:30 to 12:00 CET.   The webinar will focus on how some EU Member States are integrating sustainable energy investment into their economic recovery plans and how national financial institutions are supporting these efforts.  
Post date: 8 Giu 2020
Type: Evento