Campaigning and awareness raising

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Join the team from the International Passive House Association for their series: iPHA Q&A with PHI!   Once a month, iPHA sits down with experts from different departments at the Passive House Institute to hear about the work they do, what they offer and how you can make the most of those offerings!  
Post date: 10 Feb 2021
Type: Evento

The SmartBuilt4EU project launches its first workshop to identify barriers, challenges and opportunities to support the take up of smart buildings in Europe.   This session will introduce the four task forces that will each address a specific theme (see below) and will kick off their respective activity.  
Post date: 10 Feb 2021
Type: Evento

The way we heat our homes in the EU today weighs heavily on the environment and our household budgets.   Today the HARP project releases an online tool which will enable consumers in 5 EU countries to assess the energy efficiency of their installed heating appliance, and support them in finding a more efficient alternative.  
Post date: 8 Feb 2021
Type: News

This part of the SHERPA Capitalization Platform serves as a “hub” of useful information, available for Regions, Municipalities and other stakeholders interested in buildings’ energy renovation (ERB).   It is divided into 4 thematic categories corresponding to the principle value-chain Axes for planning, implementing and monitoring energy renovation projects mainly for public buildings, namely:  
Post date: 8 Feb 2021
Type: Tool

Concept and objectives:   The construction sector is the most resource intensive industrial sector in the EU. It uses around 50% of the available primary raw materials, hence exhausting the natural resources, degrading environment and generating high costs to the business operators.  
Post date: 8 Feb 2021
Type: Link

  Around 400 million tons of construction and demolition waste, excluding excavation materials, are yearly generated and then mostly landfilled in EU.   On the other hand, concrete is the most widely used material in building, with a growing trend towards prefabrication.  
Post date: 8 Feb 2021
Type: Evento

The Efficient Buildings Community has released new materials with the portfolio of digital tools developed by the Modular Projects of the community and with the synthesis of the main policy recommendations arisen from the ground experience of the projects.  
Post date: 8 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

This special BREEAM Awards publication proudly presents the people, projects and organisations that are leading the way with significant achievements in sustainable building design, development and management.   The projects shortlisted range from homes in vibrant mixed-use developments, to education sports buildings serving students and the wider communities in which they reside, to large scale commercial properties incorporating green roofs and living walls in the centre of cities.  
Post date: 8 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

To register for the EEFIG plenary meeting, you are required to use your EU login.   EEFIG organises annual plenary meetings that are open to all members and interested parties. The next plenary is taking place on 9-10 February 2021 in virtual format.
Post date: 8 Feb 2021
Type: Evento

The Horizon 2020 Green Deal Call, with the aim to support research and innovation projects on the European Green Deal, has closed.   Published last September, the call is structured in eight thematic areas reflecting the key work streams of the European Green Deal and two horizontal areas on strengthening knowledge and empowering citizens.   We received 115 proposals for the Call Topic 4: Building and Renovating in an Energy and Resource Efficient Way.
Post date: 3 Feb 2021
Type: News