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Climate Change Brings Increased Risk of Flooding

Forest fires, rising sea levels and melting ice all link back to climate change. Yet what about flooding? There are three (...)

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SHIFFT: Sustainable Heating: Implementation of Fossil-Free Technology

The declaration of a climate emergency means we must all look at how we can make big changes within our own communities. (...)

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Water is the blue gold and the public institutions support innovations in this sector.

WeCo was awarded by the European Commission with the Seal of Excellence and by the French Government with a grant of more (...)

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KICs tackling water scarcity in Southern Europe

How EIT and KICs are working to address one of the biggest threats of the decade Four Knowledge and Innovation Communities (...)

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A global 'toilet revolution' is underway – but it's polluting water and ignoring the urban poor

Photo: Shanghai from above (left) and on the ground (right) – a public toilet in a market hall. Deljana Iossifova, Author (...)

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GSA Trends 2019 #8 Nature in the city

In the 2019 edition of the Green Solutions Awards – Districts, there are 15 case studies participating, projects coming from (...)

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NEW: Ecological loopback, or the benefits of a DHW loopback without the disadvantages

1. Hot water is made available as fast as or faster than with a conventional DHW circulation. 2. Direct hot water only to (...)

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Experiment WeCo public toilets for sustainable cities during the World Water Day

WeCo created the first eco-friendly, innovative and self-contained flush toilets. All excreta is recycled on-site into drinki (...)

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Liverpool, a frontrunner city in re-naturing public spaces

The English city is leaving behind its maritime past by introducing innovative green solutions into its urban spaces If you (...)

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2nd Skin: a solution to “simplify and scale up” renovations

In Vlaardingen, Netherlands, a unique deep retrofit pilot project is taking place: the 2nd Skin project . But what is 2nd (...)

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Health & Comfort winner of the Green Solutions Awards 2017: CNPC Headquarters (China)

The CNPC Headquarters is a vast tertiary multifunction complex of 22 floors featuring offices, conference halls, restaurants (...)

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The comfort of a DHW loop without the waste of energy.

All common hot water loops waste a lot of energy, the only ECS loop that does not waste energy is operated by the tap lever (...)

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Climate-KIC presents Report ‘Towards Water Smart Cities’

The Climate-KIC Pathfinder ‘Towards Water Smart Cities’ has resulted in a co-designed inspiring and viable business case (...)

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A DHW recirculation system that does not waste any energy at all

Problem: Domestic hot water can represent up to 40% of energy consumption in a residential building, home or apartment and (...)

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Capital city of Bangladesh, Dhaka, about to access cleaner water

The Awani party has returned to power, in 2014, for the third time in the person of Sheikh Hasani. It is now tackling one (...)