France

The new Compete4SECAP project, or C4S, is building on resources developed in previous projects such as 50000&1 SEAPs working on the topics of energy management and action plan standards and the Save@Work project that organised municipal energy-saving competitions.
Post date: 11 Apr 2018
Type: News

Sustainable Places 2018 (SP2018) is an annual event that advances the state of the arts in buildings, construction, and districts from the perspective of energy and resource efficiency, and is thanks to several collaborative partnerships between several entities. All attendees of SP2018 should book their accommodations in the vicinity of Aix-Les-Bains, France.
Post date: 21 Mar 2018
Type: Event

In the coming decades one of the key technologies to be implemented in intelligent buildings will be LiFi, the transfer of data through light   Just imagine: you get back home one evening, unlocking your door with the torch light of your mobile. You sit down on your sofa, download a film 100 times faster than currently possible and enjoy the movie on a fully secure wireless connection. This is already possible in some smart buildings, and could be the norm in the future, thanks to LiFi – or Light Fidelity.  
Post date: 19 Mar 2018
Type: News

ENERGY TRANSITION: SHARING RESPONSIBILITIES, CHANGING GOVERNANCE Our zero-carbon future is built through partnerships that are wide-ranging, both in scope and scale. They will have to be forged between and within territories, between urban and rural areas, between city administration and citizens, between national and local governments, so as to create truly local alliances. Cities and regions beautifully capture what the European Union needs to be more: democratic, sovereign and united.
Post date: 8 Mar 2018
Type: Event

Sustainable Places (SP) annual international conference series for 5 years (2013 – 2017) has brought together each year between 100 and 150 attendees ranging from industrial executives, scientists, researchers, and engineers – from academic and technical institutes and from leading organizations from around the world to advance one of the greatest challenge that our societies and their urban planners have ever faced: The need to enhance the sustainability of places ensuring long-term environmental security.
Post date: 26 Feb 2018
Type: Event

Blokiwood® reinvents the wood frame   With the new targets for reducing carbon emissions in construction and government measures to develop the sector, wood is on the rise. A Savoyard company decided to ´make waves´ in the wood frame model market with its building solution.   Meeting with Joël Menard, founding director of Dom'Innov.   In which sector does Blokiwood® introduce innovation?  
Post date: 15 Dec 2017
Type: News

DCBrain: the Waze of physical networks   With the energy transition, the management and optimization of "smart" physical networks has become an issue for energy suppliers. French start-up DCbrain developed a software solution to support this transition.   How does the DCbrain software work?  
Post date: 14 Dec 2017
Type: News

During 3 days, 11 conferences on the environmental, social and digital transition, the HQE awards ceremony and other events are the opportunity for building professionals to meet, exchange and share best practices.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2017
Type: News

A snapshot of national renovation strategies. Examples from selected EU Member States   This briefing provides a snapshot of measures supporting building renovation in selected Member States as of September 2017. As many national processes are highly dynamic, the situation may change quickly.  
Post date: 1 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

The Centre Scientifique et Technique du Batiment (CSTB) is coordinating ALDREN, a H2020 new European project bringing together 8 partners around the European Common Voluntary Certification Scheme as backbone along the whole deep renovation process.  
Post date: 1 Dec 2017
Type: News