To ensure a healthy environment for people living and working in buildings, research and engineering in the area of building acoustics is essential. Developments in modern building concepts, such as sustainable low-energy consuming buildings, buildings with lightweight materials and open plan working environments, as well as the need to build in extremely noisy areas, require involvement of acoustic experts in order to successfully (re)design buildings without negatively impacting upon people’s health and well-being.
Post date: 20 May 2019
This report collects findings and outcomes from an open learning environment which involved several workshops and thematic deep dives. As an in-depth study, the report provides a reference for building commissioners and real estate developers to pioneer circular construction. Specifically, this report covers the following themes:
-circular construction, building layers and the hierarchy of Elements, Products and Materials (EPMs) (Chapter 2);
Post date: 22 Jan 2019
The 8th ECTP Conference took place at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels on November 13-14, 2018 (cf. the conference programme).
More than 170 stakeholders from the whole construction value-chain and representatives of the European Commission (see list here) shared their experience and discussed how the EU construction industry is shaping a high-tech Sustainable Built Environment.
Post date: 4 Dec 2018
Next 20th September 2018 in Brussels, the BAMB team will present their core results and share experiences from pilot projects in order to demonstrate how BAMB tools can help to take significant steps on the path towards a circular future. One Planet Network will introduce the approach of and good circular practices from three global programmes on buildings, procurement and tourism that are committed to accelerate the shift towards sustainable consumption and production in both developed and developing countries.
Post date: 23 Jul 2018
What is it?
The European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) is an initiative supported by the European Commission bringing together cities, industry, SMEs, banks, research centres and other smart city actors.
Post date: 7 Dec 2017
the report From Thousands to Billions - Coordinated Action towards 100% Net Zero Carbon Buildings By 2050
, the WorldGBC calls for a dramatic and ambitious transformation towards a completely zero carbon built environment, through the dual goals of:
All new buildings must operate at net zero carbon from 2030
100% of buildings must operate at net zero carbon by 2050
Post date: 15 Jun 2017
AIIR (Romanian Association for Building Services Engineers - www.aiiro.ro) together with UTCB (Technical University for Civil Engineering – www.instalatii.utcb.ro) and OAER (Romania Energy Auditors Chamber – www.oaer.ro) are organising the 9th edition of the international conference RCEPB gathering more than 200 specialists c
Post date: 25 May 2017
The Digital Construction Week 2017 will take place on 18-19 October 2017 at the Business Design Centre, in London, United Kingdom. The event will bring together architects, consultants, contractors, manufacturers and engineers to share ideas on the current reality of digital innovation and technology as well as the future challenges for the built environment.
Post date: 3 May 2017
The Digital Design in Architecture Conference will take place on 27 June 2017 in Salford, United Kingdom. During the event, experts at the cutting edge of the built environment revolution will provide insights into how the buildings of the future will be created and how digital design is changing the way of work, from first drafts to completed construction.
Post date: 3 May 2017
FEDARENE has launched the 3rd edition of Roger Léron Award
FEDARENE is pleased to announce the launch of the 3rd edition of the Roger Léron Award.
The launch and opening date for nominations took place on 1 March and runs until the 1 May, 2017.
The purpose of this Award is to nominate an individual for their acknowledge persistency, who is bringing a successful contribution to sustainable energy at the regional and / or local level in Europe.
Post date: 23 Mar 2017