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Emissions Trading: reduced allocation of free allowances for new entrants

The European Commission adopted new measures to implement the judgment issued last April 2016 by the Court of Justice.
As reported in our previous  article, the judgment had invalidated the cross-sectoral correction factor (CSCF) used to allocate free allowances from 2013 to 2020 to stationary installations in the scope of EU-ETS, granting 10 months to the [...]

Emissions Trading: free allowances to 2020 shall be re-determined

On 28th April 2016 the EU Court of Justice declared invalid the maximum annual amount of free allowances for greenhouse gas emissions determined by the Commission for the period 2013-2020.
The judgment is a consequence of the legal actions that a number of companies included in the scope of ETS brought before the courts in Italy, [...]

EED transposed into Italian Regulation

Directive 2012/27/EU was transposed into Italian Decree 102/2014.
Here follow a short review of the main news.
Renovation of public bodies’ buildings will be applied to minimum 3% of the whole area (about 400.000 m2 / year). With a public investment of 355 million euros in the period 2014-2020. The local authorities contribute to achieving the objective.
Purchasing [...]

Digital Venice – #digitalvenice more Digital, more Europe

MR Energy Systems presents @ Digital Venice, 10th of July – 14.30, venue: Telecom Italia Future Centre, session: “Chambers of Commerce for Digital Agenda” title:
Smart objects, smart metering: sustainability and performance digitalization. 
Sustainability needs to be proved with performance indicators. Measuring performances needs the digitalization of physical information. A walk through current trends linking environmental performances [...]

Innovation in construction sector

Given the importance of this subject, we report here entirely an article published by World Green Building Council as a report of the meeting chaired by WGBC at the European Commission in November 2013. Hope you find it interesting.
What does ‘Innovation’ mean for the construction sector?

Nov 07, 2013
The title of this article was the question [...]

MR Energy Systems @ Greenbuild Expo 2013 – Philadelphia

MR Energy Systems is exibiting at GreenBuild Expo 2013, the most important Expo on Green Building worldwide, gathering venue for the international LEED community.
MR Energy Systems brings @ Greenbuild its experience in consulting engineering for sustainbale buildings including:

LEED – GBC Italia – consulting services
Energy Dynamic Symulations
Energy monitoring systems, Building Automation Systems, Energy Response Platform
Sustainbale materials [...]

Ecomondo 2013 – “Carbon Footprint, LCA, Environmental Product Declaration – a path towards sustainable materials”"

[ 6 November 2013; 14:00 a 17:00. ] MR Energy Systems at Ecomondo 2013 presents how to reach important commercial results while abating products environmental impact.
06/11/2013 – 14:30 -17:00  Memo
Venue: Sala Girasole Hall Est lato pad.D7
CITTA´ SOSTENIBILE – Seminar
Edilizia Materiali Qualità Certificazione

A cura di GreenProducts

Ottimizzare il rapporto fra edificio, energia, ed ambiente, rientra nelle finalità dei vari protocolli di qualità e certificazione, conseguentemente i [...]

Our Article on Qualenergia

Published on n.2/2013 of Magazine Qualenergia an article by Mauro Roglieri and Iris Visentin about LEED, GBC and more in general aboput the benefetis of adopting sustainability rating systems of buildings to reach CO2 reduction targets.
Full article in Italian: http://www.qualenergia.it/articoli/20130520-green-building-council-il-rating-edificio

Two DOHA weeks

[ 26 November 2012 a 7 December 2012. ]

Started the 26th of November and ending the 7th of December, COP18, the 18th conference of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is being held this year in DOHA, Qatar.

Back in 1992, countries joined an international treaty, the UNFCCC, to cooperatively consider what they could do to limit average global temperature increases and [...]

Green policies as economic driver for Italy

Published on August 27th, 2012 by in News, Policy

The contribution of the Environmental Ministry to the growth plan being discussed in these days by the Government after the summer holidays, has been published last week on the Ministry official website.
The framework described in the document is quite comprehensive and confirms the effort to put Italy back in track with the decarbonization of the [...]

 
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