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Call for Papers and Speakers - European Energy Efficiency Conferencee 2022

"Energy efficiency – full speed ahead!" is the focus of the next European Energy Efficiency Conference on 2-4 March 2022 in (...)

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The Impact of Climate Change on Building Design

As the climate changes, various aspects of the environment shift. The media highlights the effects of increased heat waves (...)

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What ancient Chinese roofs can tell us about climate change

Beijing’s Forbidden City under a light dusting of snow. Ola Lundqvist/Shutterstock Florian Urban, Glasgow School of Art To (...)

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New IPCC report reveals urgent need for climate innovation

The IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report has launched. The report finds that global warming of 1.5°C and 2°C will be exceeded durin (...)

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Most buildings were designed for an earlier climate – here's what will happen as global warming accelerates

Lunatictm/Shutterstock Ran Boydell, Heriot-Watt University Climate change will affect every aspect of our lives – including (...)

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Leading the fight against climate change

The URBAN GreenUP city of Valladolid has won the III Edition of the "Climate Leaders Awards" in the category of "Local Admin (...)

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[Webinar Replay] Defining impacful adaptation measures, through Joint_SECAP

The Joint_SECAP project (Interreg Italy-Croatia Programme) came to an end. The project showed how climate hazards and related (...)

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[Webinar] US-EU Exchange: Advancing a climate-neutral recovery

Kicking off a new series of high-level exchange between the US and the EU on climate and buildings, this session will give (...)

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The Renovation Wave Strategy and Action Plan: Designed for success or doomed to fail? A review and gap analysis of the Renovation Wave

Is the Renovation Wave action plan leading to adequate measures, putting the EU on track to achieve its 2030 climate objectiv (...)

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European Commission should intensify political action in 2021 to align Renovation Wave with EU Climate Targets, says BPIE.

In its new analysis published May 3rd, BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe) urges the European Commission to intensi (...)

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Carbon Neutrality or Climate Neutrality: What is the difference?

Carbon Neutrality and Climate Neutrality are often used interchangeably, but they are not the same thing. In this article (...)

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What do the changes to the Energy Efficiency Directive mean for your Utility

Europe is often cited as the most progressive continent in terms of climate change policy.  The European Union has set a  (...)

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Building Techniques for Eco-Friendly Rain and Runoff Management

During building design and construction phases, workers have many priorities to consider from start to finish. It’s essential (...)

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Long-Term Renovation Strategies not on track to deliver climate-neutrality by 2050, indicating need for full revision of Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

A new report launched by the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) finds that EU Member States continue to underplay (...)

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2 questions to … Laurent Germain, Chief executive of EGIS

As the leader in engineering, project structuring, as well as in building and infrastructure exploitation, EGIS has been (...)