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The SmartBuilt4EU project launches its first workshop to identify barriers, challenges and opportunities to support the take up of smart buildings in Europe.   This session will introduce the four task forces that will each address a specific theme (see below) and will kick off their respective activity.  
Post date: 10 fév 2021
Type: Évènement

With a staggering 97%[1]  of the housing stock estimated as being energy inefficient, the building sector represents a tremendous potential for energy savings, that still needs to be unlocked.  
Post date: 9 fév 2021
Type: Évènement

The way we heat our homes in the EU today weighs heavily on the environment and our household budgets.   Today the HARP project releases an online tool which will enable consumers in 5 EU countries to assess the energy efficiency of their installed heating appliance, and support them in finding a more efficient alternative.  
Post date: 8 fév 2021
Type: Actualité

Concept and objectives:   The construction sector is the most resource intensive industrial sector in the EU. It uses around 50% of the available primary raw materials, hence exhausting the natural resources, degrading environment and generating high costs to the business operators.  
Post date: 8 fév 2021
Type: Lien

  Around 400 million tons of construction and demolition waste, excluding excavation materials, are yearly generated and then mostly landfilled in EU.   On the other hand, concrete is the most widely used material in building, with a growing trend towards prefabrication.  
Post date: 8 fév 2021
Type: Évènement

This special BREEAM Awards publication proudly presents the people, projects and organisations that are leading the way with significant achievements in sustainable building design, development and management.   The projects shortlisted range from homes in vibrant mixed-use developments, to education sports buildings serving students and the wider communities in which they reside, to large scale commercial properties incorporating green roofs and living walls in the centre of cities.  
Post date: 8 fév 2021
Type: Publication

Concept and objectives:   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the international body for assessing the science related to climate change.   The IPCC was set up in 1988 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to provide policymakers with regular assessments of the scientific basis of climate change, its impacts and future risks, and options for adaptation and mitigation.
Post date: 3 fév 2021
Type: Lien

Concept and objectives:   Building on an established monitoring project of low-energy dwellings which has been running for over two years, the vision for nZEB101 is to uncover the key nZEB design and operations lessons as Ireland embarks on the unprecedented mass market implementation of these low-energy buildings.  
Post date: 3 fév 2021
Type: Lien

Concept and objectives:   To reach the COP21 goal of nearly-zero energy, zero emission buildings MBLabs Labs strives to unleash the innovation potential of the SMEs of the Construction sector by lowering the entry barriers to test innovative solutions in a network of testing facilities in RTOs and Living Labs in 13 countries, most EU member states (ES, FR, BE, IT, DE, TR, UK, LU, PL, SE, HU, AT, IE) allowing a direct feedback from the end-users during the final development stages.
Post date: 3 fév 2021
Type: Lien

Concept:   The main objective of Construction Blueprint is to develop a new sectoral strategic approach to cooperate on skills in the Construction industry, and support a better matching between skills need of companies and skills provided by training centres.  
Post date: 3 fév 2021
Type: Lien