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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 [...]

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 territory development

Recorded in the Antenna 3 Studios in Padova, the episode of the talk show ‘Parlare d’Abitare’, talking about living, has been transmitted in the past days by ADA Channel, a digital TV channel specializing in building industry. Franco Frison, Secretary of the National Council of Architects, Mauro Roglieri, as Executive Officer of Green Building Council Italia [...]

Green future for Porto Marghera

The Ministry of Environment invests 9 million euros for the development of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in Porto Marghera and the Certosa Island. The agreement, signed on the 29th of December 2010, includes a number of measures among which an industrial initiative in Porto Marghera (“Marghera Ecodistretto”), and the sustainable renovation of the [...]

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 [...]

Commissioner Günther Oettinger welcomes political agreement on the Energy Efficiency Directive

“This is a big step ahead: for the very first time we have legally binding energy efficiency measures. Europe is now much better placed to achieve its 20% energy efficiency target for 2020″, Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger stated.
“The measures will reduce our energy bill while generating further growth and jobs. They stimulate investments and make [...]

UNECE – Green Economy Seminar

[ 4 April 2012; 10:00 a 13:00. 10:00 a 13:00. 10:00 a 13:00. ]

GBC Italia took part to the meeting organized by UNECE on the 4th of April 2012;  The delegation of GBC Italia was composed by Mauro Roglieri and Francesco Bedeschi, both members of the Executive Board of GBC Italia.

The participation to this prestigious meeting matches very well with GBC Italia’s mission of diffusing the knowledge of [...]

Propose surrender – ETS Compliance and market trends

[ 30 April 2012; ] Last days for EU-ETS plants to surrender 2011 emissions to their national registries. Final deadline is April 30th 2012.

The Carbon market situation remains very uncertain, with EUA 08-12 Spot trading at around 7,19 €/t (EUA-08-12, Bluenext, 18/04/2012), as economic crisis has reduced significantly the emissions of EU plants (together with an increase of production of [...]

Extreme events: the cost of climate change

[ 20 April 2012; 16:00 a 18:00. 16:00 a 18:00. 16:00 a 18:00. 16:00 a 18:00. ] Tomorrow, 20th April 2012, at Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore (Venezia) an important event to know more about one of the consequences of greenhouse gas effect, with the participation of Sergio Castellari, National Focal Point of IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) and Jaroslav Mysiak, distinguished and experienced researcher in water economics and governance, climate [...]

 
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