Eco-buildings Conference : how buildings can reduce energy consumption?
How do Eco-buildings contribute to reduce energy consumption? This will be one of the main themes of the second symposium of Eco-buildings Projects, organized by the European Commission together with the city of Stuttgart, on 7-8 April, in Stuttgart.
The conference will offer various presentations dealing with the lessons learned from the Eco-buildings projects. Speakers will include the mayor of Stuttgart and vice president of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions Wolfgang Schuster; representatives from The European Commission and Parliament; as well as experts in the field of sustainable architecture.
The building sector is at present responsible for more than 40% of EU energy consumption declares Mayor of Stuttgart Wolfgang Schuster. There are technologies under development, which could substantially improve the energy performance in buildings. This is what Eco-buildings projects want to show.