Tag: energy efficiency

RESTORE | REthinking Sustainability TOwards a Regenerative Economy

RESTORE | REthinking Sustainability TOwards a Regenerative Economy

Approved by the COST Committee of Senior Officials on 24 October 2016, REthinking Sustainability TOwards a Regenerative Economy (RESTORE) is one out of the 25 new Actions that were selected out of 478 eligible proposals collected earlier in April. RESTORE: 'to return something or someone to an earlier good condition or position'. Sustainable buildings and … Continue reading RESTORE | REthinking Sustainability TOwards a Regenerative Economy

Weighing the culture.

After three years of work, the European R&D 3encult Project has come to an end. The project has bridged the gap between conservation of historic buildings and climate protection, which is not an antagonism at all: historic buildings will only survive if maintained as living space. Energy efficient retrofit is useful for structural protection as well … Continue reading Weighing the culture.

Verge SF 2014.

You didn't attend Verge SF 2014? No problem, Verge brings the conference into your home with Verge virtua event. Here are the links to the streaming vision of the three days, Oct 28-29-30th. Enjoy and ... thank you GreenBiz 🙂 Sustainability's next tipping point. Interconnected technologies for energy, buildings and transportation enable radical efficiencies and huge … Continue reading Verge SF 2014.

Vision 2020.

The 2014 Vision 2020 Sustainability Summit took place last Tuesday at Greenbuild, New Orleans. For a growing number of industry-leading builders, architects, developers, manufacturers and financers, the summit has been the one place, the one day that has delivered the insight to uncover opportunities for nnovation and leadership in sustainability. Visionary practitioners across the green … Continue reading Vision 2020.

Making Buildings Smarter.

Meet the LEED Dynamic Plaque. The U.S. Green Building Council asked IDEO to help visualize how buildings communicate environmental performance to create spaces that both cradle their inhabitants and reduce their environmental impact. The LEED Dynamic Plaque™ is an elegant public declaration of a building’s environmental efforts. Located in a lobby or other common space, … Continue reading Making Buildings Smarter.

Ride With Us.

Bicycles United Against Climate Change. Quando il 18.03 scorso Daniele Pernigotti, mi ha scritto una mail dicendomi «Per il prossimo ottobre sto organizzando con un amico la pazzia di fare Venezia-Copenaghen in bicicletta, in occasione della presentazione del rapporto finale di sintesi dell'IPCC [...]» non ho neanche finito di leggere la mail che avevo già … Continue reading Ride With Us.

L’università dei decatleti.

Sì, sono queste le università che ci piacciono ... ragazzi che studiano con passione ed entusiasmo, sviluppano e sperimentano soluzioni innovative per risolvere i grandi problemi del mondo. Il cambiamento climatico si attenua con l'applicazione dell'efficienza energetica e dell'autosufficienza negli edifici, con una grande attenzione al comfort (termico, acustico, luminoso e dell'aria) e alla qualità della vita. E' ciò … Continue reading L’università dei decatleti.