150 candidates from 19 countries in the Green Solutions Awards 2017!

Green Solutions Awards, GSA, votes, COP23 20/06/17 16:29 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/150-candidates-from-19-countries-in-the-green-solutions-awards-2017.html 150 candidates from 19 countries in the Green Solutions Awards 2017!

On March 15, Construction21 launched the 5th edition of the Green Solutions Awards at MIPIM in Cannes, France. This international competition for sustainable buildings, districts and infrastructures is supported by ADEME and the Global Alliance for Buildings & Construction. It aims to broadly disseminate innovation in order to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable world. The winners will be announced in Bonn, Germany, in November, during the Conference of the Parties on climate change

Patrick Nossent: "Moving towards sustainable tourism is essential"

Editorial sustainable tourism, Patrick Nossent, Cerway, Certivéa 20/06/17 11:29 https://www.construction21.org/france/articles/fr/patrick-nossent-moving-towards-sustainable-tourism-is-essential.html Patrick Nossent: "Moving towards sustainable tourism is essential"

When it comes to sustainable tourism, there are answers to address expectations: whether they come from tourists, investors or local populations, especially with infrastructures and buildings. The impact of tourism on global market is no secret: 6% of world exportations, 30% of which are services, 260 million jobs (1 job over 11)[1]. France received the highest number of international tourists in 2016[2] and as of January 2016, the country counted more than 156,000 accomodation facilities (hotels

“Clean Energy for All Europeans” package: Position of Polish stakeholders

Clean Energy for All Europeans, Energy efficiency, building renovation, EPBD, EED 19/06/17 15:26 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/clean-energy-for-all-europeans-package-position-of-polish-stakeholders.html “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package: Position of Polish stakeholders

On November 30, 2016, the European Commission (EC) released important pieces of proposed legislative amendments in the form of the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package. It covers energy efficiency, renewable energy, the electricity market regulations as well as consumers and governance rules for the Energy Union. The proposed changes refer, inter alia, to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED). To initiate the debate in Poland on how these

REMOURBAN @ EUSEW 2017

smart city, energy efficiency, sustainability, REMOURBAN, EUSEW 16/06/17 12:14 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/remourban-eusew-2017.html REMOURBAN @ EUSEW 2017

REMOURBAN will participate to Clean Energy for all Europeans – EUSEW 2017 (19-25 June 2017, Brussels). REMOURBAN will participate to this key annual event to share it experience with the other members of the Lighthouse projects community. Our project will be represented by the Project Coordinator Miguel Á. García-Fuentes and by Philip James at Nottingham City Homes. Miguel will share the REMOURBAN experience at the session “Sharing smart solutions and experiences — Scale-up and replication in European

Introducing Level(s): a common language for sustainable buildings

Sustainable buildings, EUSEW, LCA 16/06/17 10:18 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/introducing-level-s-a-common-language-for-sustainable-buildings.html Introducing Level(s): a common language for sustainable buildings

To improve sustainability and drive market demand for better buildings, a new open source assessment framework, Level(s), has been developed by the European Commission in close collaboration with stakeholders including Skanska, Saint-Gobain, Sustainable Building Alliance and Green Building Councils. Level(s) is a voluntary reporting framework that has a broad potential for use by building sector professionals across the EU.  It is not a new standalone building certification scheme, nor does it establish

Innovative solutions of the public sector for the financing of buildings' energy renovation

financing, energy renovation, public sector, innovation, solutions 13/06/17 12:32 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/innovative-solutions-of-the-public-sector-for-the-financing-of-buildings-energy-renovation.html Innovative solutions of the public sector for the financing of buildings' energy renovation

Final conference of the European project MLEI POSITIF organised by ARENE Île-de-France in partnership with Énergies POSIT’IF and FEDARENE. The event is organised in the framework of the EUSEW (European Union Sustainable Energy Week) in Brussels on 20 June 2017 afternoon. Location : Martin’s hotel – Quartz room - Boulevard Charlemagne 80 - 1000 Brussels The aim of the conference is to present innovative financial instruments that could be used for buildings energy renovation and to show the role of

Women in Architecture Award 2017 - Registration

women architects, international prize, ARVHA, fifth edition 12/06/17 15:31 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/women-in-architecture-award-2017-registration.html Women in Architecture Award 2017 - Registration

ARVHA, Association for Research on the City and Housing, launches in 2017 the fifth edition of women architects Prize with the support of   Ministry   of   Culture   and   Communication,   the   Ministry   of Childhood and Families women's rights, the city of Paris and the National Council of the Order of Architects. For the 2017 Awards, ARVHA  also  receives  the  support  of  BNP  Paribas  Real  Estate, Ciments Calcia, Technal, Rockwool, Unibail‐Rodamco and Saint‐ Gobain.   This award aims to highlight

Optimising Building Performance

energy efficiency 12/06/17 10:40 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/optimising-building-performance.html Optimising Building Performance

The nexus of energy management and control Combining real-time energy monitoring and analytics with equipment performance and control means your building is fully optimised. But what are the tools, strategies and best practices needed to get there? On Tuesday, June 20th at 18:45 h (CEST), join the founders of DEXMA and BuildPulse to learn: How data-driven energy management and real-time analytics can benefit your building How device-level automation can expand your possibilities of control The

European Energy Service Award 2017 – Results

European Energy Service Awards 09/06/17 09:50 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/european-energy-service-award-2017-results.html European Energy Service Award 2017 – Results

On the 31st of May stand the 2017 edition of the European Energy Service Award. The winners of the competition have been honoured within a high level award ceremony at Red Town Hall Berlin by Berlin’s Senator for Economy, Energy and Public Enterprises, Ramona Pop, CEO of Berliner Energieagentur (BEA), Michael Geissler, as well as jury member, Dr. Julije Domac (FEDARENE). Category „Best Energy Service Project“ Energy Performance Contacting Project at Hvidovre Hospital, Denmark: In cooperation with

New study: startling correlation between poor housing and ill-health

study, VELUX, health, comfort, report 09/06/17 09:50 https://www.construction21.org/articles/h/new-study-startling-correlation-between-poor-housing-and-ill-health.html New study: startling correlation between poor housing and ill-health

The VELUX Group today launches the 2017 edition of the Healthy Homes Barometer in the context of an event dedicated to Healthy Buildings at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. This year’s study, developed in collaboration with Ecofys, a Navigant company, Fraunhofer IBP, and Copenhagen Economics, examines the effects of housing on the health of people in countries across Europe, along with the associated costs to society and ways to tackle the problem. Europeans living in an “unhealthy”





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