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[Webinar] Reducing CO2 by half, in CONCRETE

We are confident that we can reduce the > 7.1 billion ton of CO2 the concrete economy emits per year (study by Prof. Koji (...)

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[Webinar] Transforming the existing building stock – A toolkit to make buildings smarter

According to recent estimates, the construction sector accounts for 40% of the energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse (...)

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WorldGBC and global leaders call for historic Built Environment Day at COP26

The World Green Building Council joins nine international organisations to sign a letter to COP26 President, Alok Sharma (...)

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[Webinar] Low hanging fruit in decarbonisation of buildings? Wastewater Heat Recovery (WWHR) systems

The 23rd webinar on the Low Carbon Economy : Every day, more than 22,000,000 m³ of hot water are consumed by European (...)

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StepUP project - Making decarbonisation of existing buildings a reliable and attractive investment

Deep renovation is a key action to drastically reduce energy demand and achieve the EU vision of a decarbonised building (...)

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[Webinar] #RaceToZero Dialogue on Built Environment

A key energy consumer and responsible for almost 40% of CO2 emissions globally and ca. 50% of global resources extraction (...)

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A Renovation Wave for Europe -greening our buildings, creating jobs, improving lives

Europe’s building stock is both unique and heterogeneous in its expression of the cultural diversity and history of our (...)

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[Webinar] Designing, constructing and monitoring Net Zero Energy (NZE) Settlements

The concept of zero energy settlements is relatively new as, until recently, the focus of EU policy was mainly on the buildi (...)

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[WEBINAR] - Towards greener and more durable concrete

Recording of the joint webinar co-hosted with the ReSHEALience project on 7th of October 2020. EnDurCrete project. Concrete (...)

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[Green Solutions Meetup] Low-carbon construction or renovation: what solutions?

On September 14, capitalising on the Propel by MIPIM event – an important meeting point between the "game-changers" of real (...)

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The journey to zero-emissions transport – part three

The transport sector already accounts for a quarter of global CO2 emissions, and is growing fast. The challenge, argues EIT (...)

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Accelerating transition: How cities and regions make a difference

Close cooperation among all levels of government and civil society is essential to achieve carbon neutrality. The success (...)

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Europe’s construction sector ready for 2020

The European commission is talking with key industry stakeholders to build on the Construction 2020 action plan designed (...)

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CoNZEBs report: Life-cycle assessment of multi-family houses with different energy performance levels

The team of the EU Horizon 2020 project CoNZEBs has completed a follow-up activity to the identification of potential techni (...)

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Bringing embodied carbon upfront

The World Green Building Council’s pioneering report demands radical cross-sector coordination to revolutionise the buildin (...)