One Click LCA

picto-initiative

One Click LCA is the Building Life Cycle Metrics software that allows you to calculate Life Cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Costing, Carbon footprint and other environmental impacts in a matter of minutes thanks to ease of use and advanced automation. One Click L...

Bionova Ltd
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

EDGE: An online platform, a green building standard...

picto-initiative

To help companies mainstream green buildings in emerging markets, IFC has developed EDGE, an online platform (www.EDGEBUILDINGS.com) that allows design teams to estimate the efficiency of a building by using practical solutions. The aim is to set a metrics-dri...

Prashant Kapoor, Green Business Certification Inc, ThinkStep/SGS
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Green Deal Circular Procurement

picto-initiative

Bottom up collaboration between public and private procuring organisations, each committing to 2 pilots and share knowledge on Circular Procurement in 2013-2017. The success was enormous and grew to over 45 organisations and over 100 pilots and over 100 millio...

Cuno van Geet, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment in the Netherlands
Sustainable Public Procurement Sustainable Public Procurement
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Sustainable Affordable Housing

picto-initiative

Social housing providers across the UK experienced revenue cuts to an already tight budget. Standards and regulations such as The Decent Homes Standard or the Code for Sustainable Homes dictate that housing providers must deliver good quality homes for their c...

Professor Crina Oltean-Dumbrava
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

The Embodied Carbon Review

picto-initiative

"The Embodied Carbon Review – Embodied carbon reduction in 100+ regulations and rating systems globally" reports the results of how embodied carbon, that is, the carbon emissions from construction materials, is addressed in certifications and regulations glo...

Bionova Ltd
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

10YFP SBC Flagship "Energy Efficiency in Buildings...

picto-initiative

EEB Amplify is a global business-led initiative on reducing energy consumption in buildings in metropolitan areas. It brings together local building stakeholders to provide solutions to market barriers relating to: 1. Lack of awareness on the benefits of energ...

World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

REVALUE

picto-initiative

RICS is the valuation partner in the EU funded REVALUE project. The starting point of the REVALUE project,´which considers, primarily, social housing stock, was the contention that increasing transparency in the valuation process in relation to the energy cha...

REVALUE Consortium
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

A national information center for sustainable...

picto-initiative
A national information center for sustainable construction started its operations in October 2017. The Information Center will collect, review, quality assure and disseminate information to target groups in the construction and real estate sector.
Madeleine Hjortsberg, Boverket
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

One Planet Living framework

picto-initiative

Bioregional created the One Planet Living framework in 2002 to drive and communicate about transformational sustainability across the globe. The framework consists of ten easily understood principles including 'health and happiness' and 'zero carbon energy', b...

Bioregional
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

LOW-CARBON CEMENT-BASED MATERIALS INITIATIVE (LCCI)

picto-initiative

The LCCI is a network of scientists and engineers with expertise on various aspects of production, and consumption as well as on environmental life-cycle analysis of cement-based materials. The priority of the network is in the materials side solutions, since...

Lab. Microstructure and Eco-efficiency of Building Materials, Polytechnic School, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Lab Construction Materials, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Sustainability Assessment of Nabta Smart Town (NST) and...

picto-initiative

The main objective is the sustainability assessment and subsequent improvement of the Master Plan of the Smart Integrated Development pilot project Nabta Town to be implemented in Borg El Arab, Egypt, and the different building types it will contain. This shou...

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

International conference - System thinking in the built...

picto-initiative

To provide resilient solutions, a simple optimisation of individual technologies will not be sufficient. In contrast, whole-system thinking reveals and exploits connections between parts. Each system interacts with others on different scales (materials, compon...

iiSBE
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Mandatory regulations for materials passports

picto-initiative

Boverket is working on developing a draft mandatory regulation about how builders shall establish a materials passport at the construction stage. The materials passport platform shall be updated by the property owner during the lifetime of the building. The m...

Thomas Johansson, Boverket
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

RenoValue

picto-initiative

RenoValue is a training toolkit for valuers on how to factor energy efficiency and renewable energy issues into valuation practices, understand the impact of building performance and property values and advise their clients accordingly. It was developed by an...

RenoValue consorium
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

The Nubian Vault, Better Building in West Africa

picto-initiative

AVN disseminates a low-carbon, energy-efficient sustainable building alternative in West Africa, the Nubian Vault (NV). Using only raw earth, a locally available material, the NV technique allows the construction of sturdy, weather-resistant buildings. Its inn...

Nubian Vault Association
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction