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To fully unlock the potential and benefits of EPCs, the existing certification regimes at Member State level have to be properly implemented and endorsed, supported by well-functioning management, control and monitoring mechanisms.  
Post date: 21 Apr 2021
Type: Publication

The solar collectors from Inaventa Solar will deliver energy for heating and domestic hot water to a building complex in Spain, owned by the Basque Government. This campus area is defined as a demonstration site within the Horizon 2020 project RELaTED, where the possibilities of ultra-low temperature district heating systems are tested in a set of corporate building complexes.  
Post date: 21 Apr 2021
Type: News

Europe’s buildings have the potential to play a key role in our future energy systems. Making them more efficient reduces the need for expensive power plant capacity, defers the costly upgrading of network infrastructure, and enables this infrastructure to be used with more flexibility. The fact that energy efficiency is not adequately compensated for these benefits (SENSEI, 2020) acts as a barrier to its deployment. It deprives it of valuable funding and means that we all pay more to ensure the adequacy, reliability and security of our energy systems.
Post date: 20 Apr 2021
Type: Publication

On the Mediterranean coast of the Valencian region in Spain, the hotels "Poseidón Playa", "Flamingo Oasis", "Les Dunes Comodoro", "Dynastic", "Benidorm Center" and "RH Bayren & Spa", collaborated in the European research project ALDREN , led by CSTB and in which 8 partners from Slovakia, Spain, United Kingdom, Italy, Denmark and Belgium have participated.  
Post date: 20 Apr 2021
Type: News

New European Bauhaus Conference 22 - 23 April 2021   Register Here  
Post date: 20 Apr 2021
Type: Evento

In the wake of COVID-19, there’s no doubt that ensuring indoor air purification is a renewed priority in residential and commercial buildings alike. Increased awareness of the cleanliness of the air we breathe will likely impact the construction of future structures for years to come.   
Post date: 19 Apr 2021
Type: News

April 29, 2021 15:00-16:30 CET   This webinar is the first in the 'Achieving the 2030 Climate Goals' series, and will explore innovative business models of European one-stop-shops as a means of increasing renovation uptake in the residential sector, and decreasing carbon emissions related to buildings.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2021
Type: Evento

Professionals can now discover the projects in competition for the Green Solutions Awards 2020-21. The competing buildings, districts and infrastructures are exemplary: these case studies that Construction21 will disseminate on a large scale are always an inexhaustible source of inspiration, providing best practices and innovative solutions.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2021
Type: News

Tuesday 15 - Wednesday 16 June Online only   The 2021 edition of the Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum - energy efficiency finance market place is jointly organised by the European Commission’s Directorates-Generals for Energy and Climate Action and the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA).  
Post date: 15 Apr 2021
Type: Evento

Article by Maria Vogiatzaki, Anglia Ruskin University   Starting out as an architect in the 1990s, I was so eager for work, and excited about the creative possibilities, that turning down a project seemed inconceivable. It was thrilling, then, at a conference a few years ago, to hear French architects Anne Lacaton and Jean-Philippe Vassal explain how they had done just that.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2021
Type: News