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Field test shows that tenants benefit from information on heat consumption

dena – the Germany Energy Agency- in partnership with the energy service provider ista, the German Tenants’ Association and the Federal Ministry of Construction habe carried out a nation-wide field test of consumption transparency in buildings in the project “Saving Money through Clever Hea

Options for Incentivizing Voluntary, Above-code Construction (Webinar) - 10.05.2017

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This BEA webinar, open to BEA cities and partners, as well as the general public aims to help cities identify incentive types that may work to spur above-code development in their local context.

Could bio-based construction materials help earthquake-proof buildings?

Italy is no stranger to earthquakes, suffering deadly seismic events which have shattered communities. Sixty percent of the country’s building stock was built before a law dated 1974, which introduced regulations for constructions in risk areas.

Deployment of Cleaner Fuels and Renewable Energies in Barbados

Funding and finance opportunity for energy efficiency

The objective of this project is to supporting Barbados' energy security by enhancing the energy sector as well as promoting to the use of cleaner fuels and renewable energy solutions.

Driving transformational change in the construction value chain

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The building sector is key to achieving the transition to a low-carbon economy, and examples of industrialisation processes with positive results on the ground and reduced costs are already out there waiting to be replicated.

Residential Energy Efficiency for Low Income Households (REELIH)

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Residential heating energy accounts for more than 30 percent of energy use in most countries of Europe and Central Asia, and even more than 40 percent in the Balkans. Previous construction and heating methods did not focus on saving energy and the environment.

Green Solutions Awards: the 2017 edition has officially started!

On March 15, Construction21 launched the 5th edition of the Green Solutions Awards at MIPIM in Cannes, France. This international competition of sustainable buildings, districts and infrastructures is supported by ADEME and the Global Alliance for Buildings & Construction.

Investment Plan for Europe: EUR 75 million to finance the construction of NZEBs in Sweden

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a EUR 75 million loan with real estate company Castellum for the construction of nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) in Stockholm and Örebro, Sweden.

World Sustainable Energy Days: Construction SMEs – key players in energy efficiency

The World Sustainable Energy Days, which take place in Austria from 1 to 3 March, are one of the biggest events about sustainable energy in Europe.

Green Home Guide

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Browse articles and get advice to learn more about green home tips and improvements

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