Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

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The aim of the project and the associated construction measures is to repair the existing and restore the original condition.   The floor plans will be spatially and functionally separated, with the aim of consistently uncovering the core building from 1765 on all floors.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2021
Type: Case

Concept:   Old buildings in seismic-prone areas are increasingly vulnerable to earthquakes.   They are also high energy consumers due to their outdated energy designs. Existing retrofitting methods for old buildings treat structural and energy issues separately, disregarding a holistic approach.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2021
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:  
Post date: 1 Mar 2021
Type: Link

A Transition to a more Resilient World - International Virtual Summit   KES Covid-19 Challenge is an international summit focussing on technological, economic, and social developments to combat the effects of global and local disasters as well as the ways in which we can build back better for our communities, industry, and the environment.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2021
Type: Event

  Réservez votre visioconférence   Le 15e Salon ENERGIES + CONSTRUCTION se tiendra du 19 au 21 novembre.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2021
Type: Event

  Concept:   The steel industry has long held a strategic place in the EU economy, fostering innovation and growth and providing employment opportunities.   To keep up with the increasing demand for steel, it is important to reduce the environmental impact of steel production.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2021
Type: Link

  Concept:   With climate change becoming even more concerning and dangerous by the day, innovators across many industries and sectors aim to develop and introduce products and technologies that are environmentally safe.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2021
Type: Link

Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is a well-tested and successful tool that has been helping building owners reach their energy and climate targets more quickly than with traditional implementation of energy saving measures.    Still there is potential for more use of EPC to reach unrealised saving potential in public sector.  
Post date: 22 Feb 2021
Type: Tool

The construction sector is an industry that consumes substantial amount of material sources and energy and produces significant volume of waste.   It nevertheless also carries innovation: digital product passports and building certificates are being introduced; Building Information Modelling (BIM) is applied into big public procurement projects, 3D printing emerges as a feasible construction technology, and the industry considers robotization and automation as a huge labour productivity boost.
Post date: 22 Feb 2021
Type: News

ZERO-PLUS is a comprehensive, cost-effective approach for the design, construction and monitoring of Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZESs).  
Post date: 19 Feb 2021
Type: Publication