Topic of the Month

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What is Topic of the Month?


In Build Up we want that everyone feels involved. That is what the Topic of the Month is for, so all the community can contribute with articles, events and much more under the same topic. 


This month, the topic is "Digitalisation of the building sector". It will cover issues as:


  • Digital Building Logbooks
  • Smart Building Labelling (SRI)
  • Preliminary results of CHANCE Smart Up project
  • Annex 81 - Data Driven Smart Buildings
  • BuildDigiCraft
  • Technology for data adquisition
  • B4B(Brain 4 Buildings)


Here you have some remarkable contributions:

Overview Articles


original.jpgOverview Article - The digital era in building energy performance: the Auto-DAN project. The accurate measurement and self-assessment of the actual energy performance of new or existing, small and medium-sized buildings, including all the products consuming energy within them, is the basic goal of the digital solution developed within the context of the Auto-DAN project.


original.jpgTechnical Article - The BIM-P, a digital data environment to support the building renovation activities. The INFINITE project has developed a BIM Platform (BIM-P) which is a digital data environment and asset information management, supporting stakeholders to collaborate throughout the whole life cycle of buildings. It also enables data exchange with other tools.




original.jpgSmart Building Automation secondo Beckhoff. La multinazionale Beckhoff mira a sviluppare soluzioni di efficientamento energetico degli edifici attraverso l´automazione e tecnologie di controllo PC-based. Questo tipo di piattaforma di automazione PC-based consente il controllo, l´elaborazione dei dati, la connettività, la visualizzazione, la manutenzione remota e l´integrazione nel cloud.


original.jpgBIM and digital twins to improve energy performance of urban districts. To plan future buildings in a sustainable and efficient way, the construction industry should draw on full potential of digitalisation. This could be achieved by using Building Information Modelling (BIM) and digital twins as demonstrated by Siemens AG in a new construction project.




original.jpgProvisional guidance on the implementation of the Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI). The European Commission supports an harmonised implementation of the Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI) throughout all Member States who have the choice whether to implement it as a test phase. This guidance serves for those Member States who want to test SRI on their national buildings.


original.jpgLettera al Ministro dell´ambiente e sicurezza energetica su come modernizzare il patrimonio edilizio italiano. Varie associazioni hanno mandato una lettera al Ministro dell´ambiente e della sicurezza energetica Picchetto Fratin su come utilizzare l´EPBD per la valorizzazione e modernizzazione del patrimonio edilizio italiano.




original.jpgEU Project Clustering event: Smart Energy Services. With the aim of sharing common ideas, best practices and create new knowledge to accelerate smart energy services, the SmartSPIN project has organised two clustering events– EU Project Clustering event: Smart Energy Services – on 25th April and 17th May 2023.




sykesLIFE-SBE4LCHCB Project.  The LIFE-SBE4LCHCB project aims at developing a universal and affordable low-carbon solution that can be implemented on every new building constructed in the EU. To achieve this, project beneficiary ecoXia will further develop and demonstrate its integrated solution, based on a Smart Building Envelope (SBE), on new buildings in France.


sykesReincarnate Project.  Reincarnate aims at enabling the European construction industry to significantly reduce construction and demolition waste (CDW) by providing a circular potential assessment information model platform (CP-IM) and a set of innovations to make use of the CP-IM. The innovations will draw upon emerging digital technologies.




sykesImplementation tools for Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI). The European Commission website provides an overview of the SRI implementation tools. In particular, it shows a detailed list of SRI digital calculation tools which have been developed by several EU- funded projects.


sykesBig Data Platform and Analytics Toolkit by BEYOND project. The BEYOND project has developed a first release version of a platform that offers AI Analytics-based decision support tools and energy services to optimise energy policy planning, de-risking renovation investments, and optimised building energy performance management.



Stay tuned and be ready for the next Topic of the Month: "Knowledge transfer for energy efficiency and renewable energy sources in buildings".


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