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This chapter of the Energy Efficiency 2020 report by IEA focuses on Buildings.   A complex interplay of factors will determine how the Covid-19 crisis influences energy intensity in the buildings sector in the coming years.   In the short term, three trends are visible:  
Post date: 11 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

Bâtiment et énergie / Séminaires et formations / Séminaires, colloques, visites de site / Séminaires à venir / Projets Low-Tech: inspiration   Vendredi 26 mars 2021 · 9H-16H30 en visioconférence avec traduction simultanée.   Programme:  
Post date: 8 Feb 2021
Type: Event

CITE 2021 congress will be held online. Presentations will be made by videoconference or in poster format.   The official languages of the congress are English and Spanish.   CITE 2021 provides the perfect platform to discuss the latest developments in the field of projects and innovations in new technologies applied to building, architecture, engineering and research.  
Post date: 1 Feb 2021
Type: Event

  Concept and objectives:   Global warming is one of the main environmental challenges nowadays and existing inefficiencies in the housing solutions and its manufacturing processes are one of the leading causes of it.   Today the approximate number of houses globally is more than 1.5 billion and steadily growing.  
Post date: 28 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   "Advanced Manufacturing has been highlighted by the EU as one of the key enablers to support and promotion of business research and innovation in key enabling technologies.   Therefore, a number of objectives, aligned with pursuing the large scale targets, have been set for advanced manufacturing through four pillars: technology, economic, social and environment.  
Post date: 28 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Concept:    Within the C3PO project (Co-creation 3D printing with companies) an acceleration of the 3D printing technology in Flanders is aimed for.   With financial support from both the province Antwerp and Europe, during the upcoming years, 1.6 mio euro will be used to foresee among others a real 3D printer at Kamp C in Westerlo.  
Post date: 28 Jan 2021
Type: Link

The concept of the circular economy promotes a more efficient use of resources and the reduction of waste.   The construction sector is one of the most resource and waste intensive economic activities, generating 30% of all waste in the EU.  
Post date: 27 Jan 2021
Type: Publication

Concept:   The construction industry still relies on centuries-old processes to manage complex projects. 3D printing with concrete could revolutionise construction. A lot of research on this has been conducted but very little attention has been paid to designing insulation for printed walls.  
Post date: 20 Jan 2021
Type: Link

3D printing, also referred as additive manufacturing (AM), is a major element of the fourth industrial revolution and has the potential to transform the construction sector as a way of introducing robotization into construction.  
Post date: 20 Jan 2021
Type: News

An important goal of public policy to stimulate transition to a sustainable energy system is to improve energy efficiency –a target clearly set out in Sustainable Development Goal 7.   Indeed, improving energy efficiency is one of the most cost-effective options for meeting growing energy demand, ensuring more rational use of energy, securing economic well-being and improved quality of life, and contributing to a better environment and to energy security in most countries.  
Post date: 19 Jan 2021
Type: Publication