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OVERVIEW | H2020 projects on Smart buildings

Smartness of buildings: a key enabler towards a climate-neutral EU The European Green Deal, is a decisive step towards the ambitious target of achieving Europe’s climate neutrality by 2050....
Kamp C 3D printed house  - Photo: Kamp C & Jasmien Smets – source: https://www.generation-nt.com/imprimante-fixe-beton-europe-premiere-maison-etage-monobloc-actualite-1978290.htm
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OVERVIEW | 3D printing in the construction sector

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.   3D printing is the...
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Passive office in Fretin (Hauts-de-France)

Passives office having obtained the Passif Plus label with in particular a large surface area of ​​photovoltaic panels. Treated Floor Area according to PHPP: 217 m2 Construction type: timber construction Year of construction: 2019  ...
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Residential building in Munich

The renovation of this residential building locate in Munich was implemented in the framework of the FP7 funded E2Rebuild project:   The residential multi-storey building in the suburb of Sendling, Munich (Germany), owned by the public...
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Integrating low-temperature renewables in district energy systems

Reducing the heating and cooling sector’s emissions is critical to mitigating against changes in climate and reducing air pollution. In this regard, district heating and cooling systems can assist in scaling up renewable energy use,...
Guidelines for policy makers
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What do the changes to the Energy Efficiency Directive mean for your Utility

Europe is often cited as the most progressive continent in terms of climate change policy.  The European Union has set a goal of no net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.   The European Green Deal has been established as a collection of...
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Musikschule Velden

The former fire station is a listed building, which was built in 1926 by architect Franz Baumgartner in the style of the architecture at the lake Wörther See. It is now used as a music school. The building is characterised by its strongly...
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Late payment in the construction sector

The report provides an analysis of the state of play and impact of late payment on the European construction sector, by analysing in detail the situation with late payment in five countries: France, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the United...
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New research emerging from the EU project Sinfonia looks at the importance of considering context when designing behaviour-change interventions in line with retrofitting objectives

Preliminary evidence on the effects of a behaviourally informed intervention integrated in an initial subset of 12 apartments seems to highlight the role that household composition plays in ensuring the effectiveness of behaviour-change...
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Renewables in Cities - 2021 Gobal Status Report

REN21’s Renewables in Cities Global Status Report (REC) series provides an overview of the status, trends and developments of renewable energy in cities, using the most up-to-date information and data available.   The REC’s neutral, fact-...