Cities andBuilt Environment
September 2011 ActivitiesThroughout September, 2degrees will be bringing you a range of content and activities relatingto sustainability in the built environment.
New this month are our ‘Essentials’ guides, which
offer concise information and insights into some of the key topics within sustainability. Join usfor webinars on topics including how the US is responding to legislation to rate the energyperformance of buildings and how this will affect businesses; how German low energy standardsare being used to upgrade existing housing and how the UK aims to meet its target to make all
new homes ‘zero carbon’ by 2016. We will also be reporting live form the B4E Climate
Summit2011, which brings together world leaders, CEOs, senior executives and industry experts to shareideas on tackling the environmental challenges facing the world today.
FROM THE WEEK BEGINNING
2degrees will be bringing you its ‘Essentials’ guides
. Asthe name suggests, these are concise guides giving a handy overview of some of the key topics within sustainability, together with a list of usefulresources for further learning. Within the Cities and Built Environmentgroups we have
guides on building environmental ratingschemes, the smart grid and
the UK’s Green Deal
FROM THE WEEK BEGINNINGSEPTEMBER
New to the our line-up of contributors this month is Robert de Jong of the Urban Land Institute who will covering issues including public andprivate partnership and energy. We will also be bringing you more fromour regular contributors, including the latest from the US Green BuildingCouncil on the build up to the Green Build Expo and the work of theLondon Climate Change Partnership.