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Cool roofing: reflective roof coatings to be handled with care

How to measure the effectiveness of cool roofing? What precautions should be taken during maintenance? What about companies' (...)

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6 investment criteria to drive a sustainable reconstruction of Ukraine’s built environment

Following the “build back better” principle, BPIE presents six investment criteria to guide a sustainable reconstruction (...)

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Call for presentation of Innovative, Energy-Efficient and Zero Carbon Building Solutions (presentation to the Turkish construction Sector)

Background: The French Development Agency (Agence Française de Développement (AFD)) and VakıfBank have partnered to foster (...)

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The importance of circularity in construction confirmed by the European Commission

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission has published a report on construction and demolition waste (CDW (...)

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Discover the RECONSTRUCT project in a presentation video

The EU-funded project aims to develop circular, eco-friendly, and innovative solutions to reduce emissions from the construct (...)

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EU conference for buildings professionals committed to sustainability

The European Commission DG Environment is inviting those working in the built environment sector to join an online conference (...)

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European Green Steel Summit 2024

The steel industry has long been a pillar of global economic growth, providing essential materials for construction, infrastr (...)

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[Open call] Bio-based insulation materials in France and Europe

In January 2024, Construction21, the French media reference for sustainable cities and building practices will be publishing (...)

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London Build 2023 Expo, the UK's Construction & Design Show

The UK’s construction and design show returns to Olympia London’s Grand Hall on November 15th & 16th!  It offers a unique (...)

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[Report] Building materials and climate: constructing a new future

Rapid urbanisation worldwide means every five days the world adds buildings equivalent to the size of Paris, with the built (...)

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Bonus newsletter of D2Grids project: last but not least!

As D2Grids project ends, the achievements and lessons learned through the whole project will continue to guide the evolution (...)

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Pioneering circular solutions for built environment through digitalization and locally sourced waste

A New European Project, RECONSTRUCT, has been launched to devise more sustainable alternatives to ordinary steel and cement (...)

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Reducing waste and recycling materials in commercial construction projects

Commercial construction projects are vital in shaping our urban landscape and generating significant waste and environmental (...)

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Maximizing energy efficiency in HVAC systems for commercial buildings

Energy efficiency is what most property owners need to turbocharge their commercial buildings. To maximize it, one of the (...)

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Policy brief – Circular buildings: Paving the way to a net-zero industry

Why do we need the circular economy for a deep decarbonisation of the industry? What are the legislative actions needed at (...)

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