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How cities can unlock the potential of laneway housing

LGA Architectural Partners, Ben Rahn/A Frame After an extensive renovation, an old house in a laneway in Toronto became a (...)

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Buildings and climate change adaptation: A call to action

Image by Ante Hamersmit from Pixabay This report is the first output of the GlobalABC “adaptation” working group, launched (...)

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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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Takeaways from the Next-generation Energy Performance Certificates and Deep Renovation workshop

On 25 January 2021, the QualDeEPC project held its EU-level expert workshop: Next generation Energy Performance Certificates (...)

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New rules for external power supplies will enable household energy savings

A new EU Regulation on external power supplies aimed at making a range of household appliances more energy efficient - from (...)

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Webinar | How to use the outputs of the EPB assessments in regulation

Webinar 3 – How to use the outputs of the EPB assessments in regulation: overview of EN ISO 52003 & EN ISO 52018 (12h00 (...)

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EU Taxonomy shows the way to net zero by 2050

The Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance has released its final recommendations to the European Commission (...)

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C40 World Mayors Summit - Copenhagen

The C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen will build a global coalition of leading cities, businesses and citizens that (...)

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The Net Zero Carbon Buildings Declaration

Our buildings help define our cities – from our iconic skylines to our historic architecture. They are where our citizens (...)

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MED . Mediterranean Energy Debate

On 10th October 2019 in Brussels, the Efficient Buildings Community is organizing MED - Mediterranean Energy Debate a public (...)

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Innovation and regulation in the age of PropTech

Although the PropTech sector is certainly booming in Europe, fragmentation ad lack of transparency are key challenges affecti (...)

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Quantifying the benefits of energy renovation in non-residential –infographic

In a recent study, the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) has sought to answer the following question:   What (...)

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Passivhaus Social: Cardiff, UK

A Passivhaus Social event aimed at Housing Associations, Local Authorities and all those involved with building energy (...)

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[Urban Chronicles #WellBeingAtWork] #06 - Building materials: a new source of well-being at work?

Today's building professionals are facing many new challenges: complying with new thermal regulations, being more environment (...)

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Australian PM to reject climate policy after challenge to leadership

Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has dropped the proposal to decrease greenhouse gas emissions after facing a (...)