Posts Tagged ‘environment’

Urban DNA and the birth of Urban Acupuncture Therapy: Story from Murcia, Spain

A decade of citizen engagement in Murcia (Spain) Murcia, a city in southeast Spain, was awarded the URBACT Good Practice label for an urban regeneration and revitalisation project carried out in its Espiritu Santo neighbourhood, a peripheral and run-down area of Murcia. Murcia City Hall and all the people that were involved in this project, [...]

By Rebeca Pérez López, on November 17th, 2017 at 14:46

Call For Evidence – Building Energy Efficiency

The building sector accounts for 40% of the total energy use and for 36% of Europe’s CO2 emissions. It generates 9% of the total EU 27 GDP and 8 % of the total employment. Since the EU aims at reductions in domestic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of 80% by 2050 (compared to 1990 level), the [...]

By URBACT, on June 1st, 2012 at 15:47

Real Estate Transactions in Romania will soon require energy performance certificates

Romania must comply with the Energy Performance for Buildings Directive (EBPD), requiring energy audits for constructions. According to the national legislation on the energy performance of buildings, in the following months energy performance certificates will be mandatory and made available to potential buyers or tenants by the building’s owners, for all real estate transactions. These [...]

By URBACT, on June 14th, 2010 at 16:29