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Concept:   In 1990, national associations representing construction micro-enterprises and SMEs, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and craftsmen in six European countries joined forces in 1990 to establish the European Builders Confederation (EBC), the European professional organisation representing national associations of construction SMEs and crafts.  
Post date: 27 jan 2021
Type: Lien

Concept:   More and more energy communities are being established in Europe, and an estimated 98 million Europeans are expected to join them by 2050. The EU-funded REScoopVPP project will establish the most advanced community-driven smart building ecosystem for energy communities.  
Post date: 26 jan 2021
Type: Lien

During 2019, the first year, the BIM4EEB project outlined needs and requirements to be satisfied during the renovation process in order to ensure the best adaptation of the methodological and technological features of BIM4EEB toolset to the specific needs of the users.  
Post date: 25 jan 2021
Type: Actualité

Webinar 10 – Example calculations with the set of EPB standards – (4) Focus on non-residential buildings (12h00 – 13h30 – 2nd February 2021) Following the successful first series of 6 webinars on the Energy Performance of Buildings standards (EN/ISO) supporting the implementation of the EPBD, an additional series of 4 webinars has been scheduled on the set up and results of a series of example calculations on buildings and systems using the EPB standards.
Post date: 25 jan 2021
Type: Évènement

Pääkaupunkiseudulla valmistui uusia asuntoja lähes 18 500 lokakuusta 2019 syyskuuhun 2020. Uusien asuntojen keskikoko on pienentynyt pääkaupunkiseudulla merkittävästi.   Suhdanteet heikkenivät Helsingin seudulla nopeasti kaikilla päätoimialoilla rakentamista lukuun ottamatta.   Lue lisää täältä.
Post date: 25 jan 2021
Type: Actualité

  Air infiltration in buildings has multiple consequences on energy use and indoor environmental quality. Therefore, in the last 10 years many countries have introduced requirements for building airtightness in their EP-regulation.   Those requirements often prescribe that a test is performed by a qualified tester and that every test performed is recorded in a database.  Hundreds of thousands of data are now available in Europe.  
Post date: 22 jan 2021
Type: Actualité

Multi service contracts is a method used for energy efficiency contracting to add other co-benefits such as lighting, indoor air quality, temperature, noise, esthetical values and well-being issues in the investments.   These co-benefits are included somehow in agreements (in 57% of the answers), but not in a systematical way.  
Post date: 20 jan 2021
Type: Tool

Concept:   ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges.   Founded in 1880 as The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a nonprofit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society.  
Post date: 20 jan 2021
Type: Lien

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: Lien

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: Actualité