Plug and Live Project

picto-initiative

Plug and Live is a project selected in the international competition for green buildings Solar Decathlon Africa 2019. This project is leaded by Private University of Fez with EPF engineer school from France as an academic partner. This Project shows if and how...

Private University of Fez
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

ENERFUND - ENErgy Retrofit FUNDing Tool

picto-initiative

ENERFUND project aims to enhance investments in refurbishment of buildings across Europe by developing a tool that rates and scores deep renovation opportunities. The tool is based on a set of parameters such as Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), number o...

Cyprus Technical University
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

Synergy Zones

picto-initiative

Small groups of diverse buildings can provide opportunities for system synergies that will reduce GHG emissions. We refer to such a group of buildings as a Synergy Zones. The system includes on-site renewable energy, energy storage, DC distribution and equipme...

iiSBE
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Inclusive Tourism

picto-initiative

South Africa's Department of Tourism appointed Gauge to carry out a project support inclusive tourism at key parks around South Africa. Detailed audits with recommendations, operational policy construction drawings, costings and an implementation methodology w...

Gauge
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Cooperative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living

picto-initiative

The CRC for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) is a national research and innovation hub, enabling a globally competitive low carbon built environment sector. Focusing on collaborative innovation, we bring together property, planning, engineering and policy organis...

Prof. Deo Prasad
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

International Survey on GHG Emissions in the Built...

picto-initiative

In late 2015 iiSBE launched an international pilot survey project to identify useful approaches for reducing GHG emissions in the built environment. The pilot survey was sent out to a group of contacts and provided a good set of responses (see attached documen...

Ruben Paul Borg
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Developing Sustainability Assessment Tools in Social...

picto-initiative

In the housing sector, the use of sustainability assessment tools is nearly non-existent, coupled with the problem of poor data quality. This research sets out to develop a sustainability assessment tool for the housing sector using three case studies in one s...

Crina Oltean-Dumbrava
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

Resource Efficiency in Construction and Building...

picto-initiative

Resource Efficiency in Construction and the Built Environment (RE-C-BE) seeks to explore answers the question: how can the built environment deliver future energy and material services, while at the same time reducing resource use and environmental impact? REC...

Jonathan Cullen
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Transforming organisational culture for gender equality...

picto-initiative

GENOVATE, an action-research project involving seven European universities was based on the implementation of Gender Equality Action Plans (GEAPs) in six universities supported by on-going participatory evaluation undertaken by one university. It brought toget...

Professor Crina Oltean-Dumbrava - co-grant holder
Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Sustainable Lifestyles and Education
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) Conference series

picto-initiative

The Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) series of conferences began in 2000, operates on a three-year cycle and now includes five international organizations as co-owners: CIB, iiSBE, UN Environment, GABC and FIDIC. The SBE series operates on a 3-year cycle a...

Nils Larsson, coordinator on behalf of SBE partners, Luis Bragan├ža
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction

Plan B for adaptation and rapid GHG reduction in the...

picto-initiative

Key industry and government leaders have hesitated too long to implement adequate long-term mitigation measures. Measures that have been implemented tend to be of the no-regrets and painless variety, so these will not be sufficient to make the major and rapid...

Nils Larsson
Sustainable Buildings and Construction Sustainable Buildings and Construction