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Linnaeus University in Sweden will host the seventh Forum Wood Building Nordic on September 27–28, 2018 in Växjö. The conference is an opportunity for academics and practitioners to meet and exchange experiences and to learn from the best within the field.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

Since the end of 2015, 15 partners from 7 European countries throughout Europe are working together in the BAMB project developing and integrating tools that will enable the shift to a circular built environment as well as testing environmental and economic benefits of circular buildings through six real-life pilot projects.   The three-day event program will develop as follow:
Post date: 31 Jul 2018
Type: Event

The research group ARDITEC from the Higher Technical School of Building Engineering at the University of Seville has led a pioneering European project to calculate the environmental impact of residential buildings. The novelty of this initiative is that for the first time an open-source computing tool which can, simply and intuitively, calculate the CO2 emissions in each phase of a building project, in order to obtain a global picture of its carbon footprint from its conception and to help decide every variable in the construction process.
Post date: 24 Jul 2018
Type: Tool

The European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) is an alliance of European public research centres and universities: brings together around 250 research centres and universities across 30 countries. Actively working together in 17 joint research programmes (the EERA Joint Programmes), they build on national research initiatives and work on shared priorities and research projects. EERA also works together with industry stakeholders to coordinate research and innovation priorities.
Post date: 10 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

Around 461 million ton/year of C&DW are generated in EU28. Recent studies on the characterization of C&DW samples at European level revealed a predominant fraction of concrete (52% average). Over the last years, novel technology has been developed aiming to guarantee high quality recycled concrete aggregates for use in new concrete, thereby closing the concrete loop.  
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
Type: Case

The rapid worldwide growth of the construction industry during recent decades has resulted in an enormous increase in the global production of  Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW), placing an enormous strain on the environmental. The industry urgently needs to implement changes to economic policy and decision-making criteria to address this issue and to safe-guard the environment. Some challenges to be overcome:
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
Type: Case

Innovate and Grow Building Materials with Digital Technology SAP and T.A. Cook are delighted to announce that the biannual International SAP Conference for Building Materials will be arriving in Prague, October 16-18, 2018. The two-day conference will attract business and IT-focused attendees representing a diverse set of companies including those active in cement and concrete, gypsum, flat glass and windows, sanitary-ware and fittings, flooring and roofing materials, insulation and panels.
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
Type: Event

International Fair Plovdiv   Industry sectors:Building Technology, Machinery, Materials, Interior Construction Stroytech / Стройтех (Int'l Exhibition of Building Materials, Machines and Technologies) takes place in Plovdiv, Bulgaria from 24.09 to 29.09.18 at International Fair Plovdiv. Trade show is organized by International Fair Plovdiv. Takes place every year ( since 2004 )
Post date: 28 Jun 2018
Type: Event

By Daniel Quenard (CSTB)   Following years of research and development by EU-funded, national and international projects, Super-Insulated Materials (SIM) have achieved maturity. The industry is now rolling out market-ready solutions.  
Post date: 19 Dec 2017
Type: News