EU group invites feedback on sustainable finance definition

Sustainable finance, EU 17/01/19 15:33 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/eu-group-invites-feedback-on-sustainable-finance-definition.html EU group invites feedback on sustainable finance definition

The Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG) set up by the European Commission has requested feedback on the development of an EU-wide classification system for environmentally sustainable economic activities. A unified taxonomy would make it possible to determine which investments, such as loans, stocks and bonds are environmentally sustainable, making it easier for market participants to finance these activities and limiting the risk of greenwashing. Sandrine Dixson-Decleve, Advisory

The financing of renovation in the social housing sector

financing, renovation, social housing, Build up, study, caisse des depots et consignations 16/01/19 14:12 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/the-financing-of-renovation-in-the-social-housing-sector.html The financing of renovation in the social housing sector

If one wants to have a short look back at how the European policymakers have dealt with the topic of renovation of housing over the last few years, 2010 would probably be a turning point. That year, on the one hand, the Global Financial Crisis and the various attempts to launch economic recovery plans at the EU and national level effectively put the housing sector and in particular the renovation of the existing stock at the centre of political concern because of its growth-enhancing role. The present

Webinar on Smart and Technology Equipped Buildings – new features from the amended EPBD

Webinar, build up, Smart technology, Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, EPBD, EuroACE 16/01/19 13:13 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/webinar-on-smart-and-technology-equipped-buildings-new-features-from-the-amended-epbd.html Webinar on Smart and Technology Equipped Buildings – new features from the amended EPBD

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started! Member States have until March 2020 to translate into national law all the new requirements from the EU energy efficiency legislation affecting buildings. To discuss changes and challenges, but also opportunities, EuroACE (the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings) has written a Guide on the topic.   For more information, please visit the EuroACE website.  After several

The EU-funded project ExcEED publishes the first short story featuring its demo case Casa Hoval

energy efficiency, smart buildings, database, demo case, nzeb, h2020 16/01/19 13:00 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/the-eu-funded-project-exceed-publishes-the-first-short-story-featuring-its-demo-case-casa-hoval.html The EU-funded project ExcEED publishes the first short story featuring its demo case Casa Hoval

The ExcEED project (European Energy Efficient building district Database) is funded by the European Commission under the H2020 programme and aims at collecting data coming from new, modern and energy efficient buildings (such as energy performance, CO2 emissions, etc. ). This data will be gathered and stored into the ExcEED database. Through the data collected the buildings´ performance will be evaluated.  Furthermore, the database will support users to better design energy efficient buildings and

MIPIM 2019: The main theme for the real estate conferences programme is "Engaging the Future"

MIPIM, fair, real estate 15/01/19 12:03 https://www.construction21.org/france/articles/fr/mipim-2019-the-main-theme-for-the-real-estate-conferences-programme-is-engaging-the-future.html MIPIM 2019: The main theme for the real estate conferences programme is "Engaging the Future"

MIPIM, the world's leading real estate event, celebrates this year its 30th edition. MIPIM is A 4-day real estate event to meet the most influential players from all sectors of the international real estate industry. Established in 1990, it brings the entire value chain to together and gives unrivalled access to the greatest number of development projects and sources of capital worldwide. The event will take place in Cannes (France) at Palais des Festivals from the 12th to the 15th of March. The

REMOURBAN Webinar "Procuring Better Outcomes: Deep domestic retrofit projects"

Webinar, retrofit project, Energiesprong 15/01/19 11:47 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/remourban-webinar-procuring-better-outcomes-deep-domestic-retrofit-projects.html REMOURBAN Webinar "Procuring Better Outcomes: Deep domestic retrofit projects"

Join the Nottingham Team on Monday, 28th January 2019, 15.00h (UTC+0) to learn more on innovative procurement for domestic energy retrofitting Ten Nottingham City Homes’ properties in Sneinton, Nottingham were the first homes in the UK to be refurbished under the Dutch Energiesprong initiative. The Energiesprong approach aims to make desirable, warm and affordable homes by radically improving older houses via one deep retrofit rather than small incremental improvements over time. Instead of procuring

Towards elections: which future for EU-backed nature-based solutions (NBS)?

Nature based solutions, EU, elections 15/01/19 11:09 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/towards-elections-which-future-for-eu-backed-nature-based-solutions-nbs.html Towards elections: which future for EU-backed nature-based solutions (NBS)?

The EU has heavily invested in projects to renature cities. After the European elections, a new executive will head the EU. What will happen to the NBS policy? The so-called "nature-based solutions" (NBS) are the latest trend in the environment domain. The use of natural infrastructures, such as vertical gardens, green roofs or green walls, to tackle socio-environmental challenges has been around for decades, but only recently has it started to be systematically researched. Now even world events

Cities to Be, InterNational Sustainable Building Congress 2019, the unmissable event for committed actors towards sustainable construction and sustainable city

Cities to Be, International Sustainable Building Congress 2019, sustainable construction, Certivea, Cerway, HQE-GBC, Novabuild, sustainable city 15/01/19 10:09 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/cities-to-be-international-sustainable-building-congress-2019-the-unmissable-event-for-committed-actors-towards-sustainable-construction-and-sustainable-city.html Cities to Be, InterNational Sustainable Building Congress 2019, the unmissable event for committed actors towards sustainable construction and sustainable city

Certivea and Cerway, associated parteners of the Cities to Be event, the 8th InterNational Sustainable Building Congress co-organized by the HQE-GBC Alliance and Novabuild, are pleased to meet you in Angers on September 12th and 13th, 2019. This year, this unprecedented event will bring together the National Sustainable Building Congress ans the participants of the HQE International Summit under the same banner for an international edition dedicated to actors committed to sustainable construction

[Video] Conclusion of the Green Solutions Awards 2018 winners' gala

#GreenSolutions, Green Solutions Awards, Green Solutions Awards 2018, winners' gala, laureates, COP24, Katowice, video, GSA 2018 video, conclusion 11/01/19 10:00 https://www.construction21.org/france/articles/fr/video-conclusion-of-the-green-solutions-awards-2018-winners-gala.html [Video] Conclusion of the Green Solutions Awards 2018 winners' gala

Watch the conclusion of the #GreenSolutions Awards 2018 Winners' Gala, held in Katowice during COP24, on December 6th at the University of Silesia. Nine winners - buildings, districts and infrastructures - and fourteen mentions were rewarded in front of 200 professionals of the industry.       Sustainable Renovation Grand Prize winner: KTR Headquarters (France)   Sustainable Construction Grand Prize winner: Aulario IndUVA (Spain)   Energy & Temperate Climates winner: House of Ile-de-France

[Video] Award of the Green Solutions Awards 2018 Sustainable Construction Grand Prize

#GreenSolutions, Green Solutions Awards, COP24, video, Katowice, energy, GSA 2018 video, sustainable construction, education building 11/01/19 09:00 https://www.construction21.org/france/articles/fr/video-award-of-the-green-solutions-awards-2018-sustainable-construction-grand-prize.html [Video] Award of the Green Solutions Awards 2018 Sustainable Construction Grand Prize

Watch the Award of the Sustainable Construction Grand Prize at the #GreenSolutions Awards 2018 Winners' Gala, held in Katowice during COP24, on December 6th at the University of Silesia. Nine winners - buildings, districts and infrastructures - and fourteen mentions were rewarded in front of 200 professionals of the industry.       Sustainable Renovation Grand Prize winner: KTR Headquarters (France)   Sustainable Construction Grand Prize winner: Aulario IndUVA (Spain)   Energy & Temperate

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