low carbon

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Building Greener Roads: New Developments in Highway Construction

The construction industry and transportation division have long-standing associations with environmental degradation. But (...)

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Can Green Machinery Lead Heavy Industries to a More Sustainable Future?

Regardless of where they are in the world, heavy industries tend to be among the worst producers of greenhouse gasses. While (...)

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[Webinar] International week on the theme "Net Zero Carbon Strategy, in Real Estate and Buildings, around the World by 2050".

Dominique Naert, Director of the Ecole des Ponts ParisTech's Executive Master in Sustainable Real Estate and Building, Energy (...)

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The Takienta

The Takienta (Otammari construction) is the only one-story dwelling in the world built entirely of local materials. It is (...)

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King Street, Great Yarmouth

Using our latest innovation in our TCosy retrofit system, Beattie Passive has breathed new life into a 1950s block of flats (...)

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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 (...)

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Humanscapes Habitat

The “HUMANSCAPES HABITAT" is an applied research and demonstration project of Sustainable and Integrated Urban Living for (...)

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How to cut emissions from transport: ban fossil fuel cars, electrify transport and get people walking and cycling

  Fiona Goodall/Getty Images An article by Robert McLachlan, Massey University The Climate Change Commission’s draft advice (...)

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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 (...)