Building professionals

Grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) systems are expected to increase over the coming decade and will put a premium on achieving optimal performance and reliability.  
Post date: 12 Nov 2018
Type: Event

2019 Key themes  Digital: Processes + Architecture Connected: Living + Working Integrated: Systems + Construction Smart: Light + Buildings
Post date: 12 Nov 2018
Type: Event

On the two days, renowned international representatives from practice and research will discuss research, design and manufacturing of high-performance building envelopes. On the first day, international speakers will present innovative examples and visions with focus on implementation and practice. The second day will be dedicated to the results of the COST network, with topics on digital design innovations or novel test methods.   Presentations and Speakers include, among others:
Post date: 12 Nov 2018
Type: Event

The STARDUST partners from Trento participated at the local Museum of Science for the 2018 European Researchers’ Night by demonstrating the science behind smart cities  
Post date: 12 Nov 2018
Type: News

Heat pump technology can deliver major economic, environmental and energy system benefits to Europe. Heat pumps use renewable energy and may be the single most efficient technology for heating and cooling, particularly when both services are required in the same location and at the same time.  
Post date: 12 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

Reductions in building energy consumption and improvement of the indoor environmental quality are two of the most important challenges that the building industry is currently facing.  In this context, adaptive building envelopes can provide new solutions thanks to their capability of changing and adapting their behaviour according to surroundings by means of materials, components and systems.  
Post date: 12 Nov 2018
Type: News

VIPA International Case study: Vacuum Insulation Panel technology used in façade insulation of the Grand Tower Frankfurt The Challenge  
Post date: 12 Nov 2018
Type: Case

CEPPI – Coordinated energy-related PPIs actions for cities – aims to build capacity in cities on how to achieve more sustainable energy solutions through a pro-innovation procurement approach. The five cities involved in this project - Birmingham (UK), Budapest (Hungary), Castelló & Valencia (Spain) and Wrocław (Poland) – will intervene in scheduled public tenders to achieve a more sustainable energy outcome. The objective is to save at least 33GWh/year. The project will also help to develop the capacity of public authorities.  
Post date: 9 Nov 2018
Type: Link

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!  
Post date: 8 Nov 2018
Type: News