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Concept and objectives:   Thermal insulation of construction and building elements has become the most important measure to enhance energy savings in new and existing building stock. Stricter regulations (such as 2019/2021 EU Buildings Directive) have led to the use of huge thicknesses of standard insulation, almost always EPS and XPS.   An efficient use of a porous cementitious system as a thermal insulation material depends mainly on its air content.
Post date: 10 Mar 2021
Type: Link

BRUSSELS, 10 March 2021 - A new report launched today by the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) finds that EU Member States continue to underplay the role of the building sector in delivering a climate-neutral Europe.  
Post date: 9 Mar 2021
Type: News

There are more green financial instruments than ever before from major funders and investors supporting sustainable solutions.   Still, it is very challenging for cities and heating and cooling providers to find adequate capital allowing them to finance projects deploying technologies that will enable a leap in the energy transition.  
Post date: 9 Mar 2021
Type: News

You might notice that your building is starting to look old and outdated. Even after years of continuous maintenance and repairs, a come will time when it still won't look as good as before.   If you want to give your building a complete overhaul, it would be the best time to start a remodeling project. Most building owners would do a remodeling project whenever they want to update their building's overall look.  
Post date: 9 Mar 2021
Type: News

  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: 9 Mar 2021
Type: News

We are happy to share our 4th newsletter of EnDurCrete project.    In this edition you can take a look to Casting of EnDurCrete elements, Deployment of EnDurCrete elements at the demonstration sites for further testing and monitoring. Check out the photos and videos from the deployment process of the four demonstration sites   Read the newsletter HERE!  
Post date: 8 Mar 2021
Type: News

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.  
Post date: 8 Mar 2021
Type: News

Renovating historic buildings for a low-carbon built heritage   Universally recognised as emblems of many cities, historic buildings account for a quarter of Europe’s existing construction. Retrofitting such buildings presents many opportunities for reducing carbon emissions but can also present many challenges for preserving historic and aesthetic traits and as such, particular and specific care is vital.  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Evento

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Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Evento

Fact check: 90% of our time is spent indoors 54% of waste comes from the construction sector 40% of global greenhouse gas emissions are from real estate and construction.   These are clear indicators why we need more people to change the world for the better by releasing the potential of long-lasting, energy-efficient buildings that comfort the wellbeing of their users.  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: News