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CREATE consortium would like to share with you the fifth project newsletter, aiming to provide you with the latest news and information about the project progress. What is the CREATE project?
Post date: 8 Aug 2018
Type: News

ZERO-PLUS project - Development of a framework for reliability-centered maintenance of NZE settlements  
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

ZERO-PLUS project - Development of intelligent models for realtime performance assessment of NZE settlements   The monitoring and evaluation of the settlements’ performance is an essential part of the ZERO-PLUS project. Under the framework of the task “Intelligent models for performance assessment and reliability-centered maintenance” intelligent data processing models have been developed. The models are intended to be incorporated in the Web-GIS platform for performance assessment and increased reliability of the ZERO-PLUS case studies’ implementation.
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

The document provides a detailed description of the green urban interventions implemented by the project   URBAN GreenUP has released a Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) catalogue, which is publicly available on the project’s website. The catalogue aims at fostering the global uptake of the URBAN GreenUP approach by providing cities worldwide with robust indicators on how to embrace urban challenges using nature.  
Post date: 11 Jul 2018
Type: News

A seminar for businesses in Northern Ireland on clean energy was held in the city of Derry  
Post date: 11 Jul 2018
Type: News

Towards Digital Built Britain 2025   "BIM and construction professionals: setting collaborative professional standards that acknowledge and interface with technological development is the new imperative." - Alan George Muse, Global Director of Built Environment, RICS
Post date: 28 Jun 2018
Type: Event

Reshaping housing delivery & improving communities Enhancing Housing Services 2018, taking place on Wednesday 4th July in Victoria, London, will explore reforms to the UK housing landscape and service delivery. Bringing together 250+ leaders from Housing Associations, Central and Local Government and the Private Sector; this thought-provoking conference will assist with the implementation of the government’s vision for the future of housing in the UK.
Post date: 28 Jun 2018
Type: Event

Buildings and settlements are nowadays increasingly expected to meet higher and potentially more complex levels of performance. They should be sustainable, use zero-net energy, be healthy and comfortable, grid-friendly, yet economical to build and maintain. Buildings are central to the EU‘s energy efficiency policy. Improving the energy performance of Europe‘s building stock is crucial, not only to achieve the EU‘s 2020 targets but also to meet the longer term objectives of the climate strategy as laid down in the low carbon economy roadmap 2050.  
Post date: 20 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

There are many considerations when installing LED light systems and this can be daunting for procurers. Selecting quality products, a competent installer, using daylight to your advantage and optimal design are just some of the considerations.   Premium Light Pro has produced a comprehensive guide for installation of indoor lighting in the non-domestic sector.  At the heart of this lies the project's Procurement Criteria, which serves as a benchmark of high quality.  
Post date: 8 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The English city is leaving behind its maritime past by introducing innovative green solutions into its urban spaces   If you happen to swing by Liverpool in the future, you will probably see a tree urban drainage system in Bold Street, where people frequently shop.   Surface water flooding is a problem in many cities. Rainwater cannot penetrate cemented soil, and storms often overwhelm available sewage systems affecting properties and livelihoods.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2018
Type: News