Controls, energy management systems

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Concept:   Concrete is one of the most consumed materials on the planet. It is cost-effective and efficient for the construction of buildings and infrastructure, making it almost irreplaceable in the construction sector.   Unfortunately, cement (material used to bind concrete together) has an enormous carbon footprint, emitting large amounts of CO2 during its production.  
Post date: 10 Mar 2021
Type: Link

  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

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: Event

Five Days of Networking, Learning, & Business Growth   ATTEND FROM ANYWHERE!  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Event

The next PowerSKIN Conference is going to be held in Munich on April 9th.   This year, the conference will be held online. You can register now for a free ticket.   The focus of the PowerSKIN Conference 2021 deals with the question of whether simplicity and robustness are in contradiction to good performance or whether they even complement each other:  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Event

  Concept:   Concrete is a composite material made up of a mixture of aggregates and paste.   The aggregates are sand and gravel or crushed stone; the paste is water and Portland cement. Cement makes up around 10–15 % of concrete.   Through the hydration process, the cement and water harden and bind the aggregates into a rock-like mass.  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Link

Concept:   Small and medium-sized municipalities in the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes are not meeting their energy saving goals due to a lack of technical and legal expertise.   The EU-funded BAPAURA project will offer a scheme to support energy efficiency investments in 115 public buildings, by developing advanced and centralised energy services for small and medium-sized municipalities.  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Link

  The ICARO team is delighted to invite you to its Closing Event which will take place online on Friday 12 March from 10am to 1pm CET.   The event is organised in relation to our Erasmus+ project ICARO, which aims to develop a new European qualification of ‘Construction Site Technician’.  
Post date: 3 Mar 2021
Type: Event

The Renovation Wave aims to accelerate improvements in the energy performance of 35 million buildings across Europe by 2030.   Much emphasis is on advancing technology integration by developing integrated and compatible technology packages for building renovations.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2021
Type: News