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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: News

To predict the profitability of an investment, financial calculation methods are used. Since the traditional approach, based on pay-back time, is inefficient, the project propose tools (in web and Excel versions) that enables one to employ several methods, either independently or in combination.   In particular, Net Present Value and Internal Rate of Return prove efficient and helpful for building managers, energy auditors, and other investors.  
Post date: 13 Jan 2021
Type: Tool

Sub­mit your ab­stract now un­til 15 Feb­ru­ary 2021!   Pass­ive House - The key to sus­tain­able build­ings! is the slo­gan of the up­com­ing 25th In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce in Ger­many´s Wup­per­tal. Ab­stracts on the top­ics be­low can now be sub­mit­ted on­line un­til 15 Feb­ru­ary 2021.   Who can sub­mit an ab­stract?  
Post date: 13 Jan 2021
Type: News

Skip to content BauZ! 2021: The topics Preliminary Programme Register For Speakers Media
Post date: 13 Jan 2021
Type: Event

Current know-how on airtightness, leaks and ventilation systems   All colleagues from Germany, Europe and beyond, who are concerning with the subject of airtightness of buildings, are cordially invited to contribute to the content of the 11th International BUILDAIR Symposium with a contribution.  
Post date: 12 Jan 2021
Type: News

Concept:   As the internet grows, the detection of and reaction to cyber attacks is critical. The EU-funded SIFIS-HOME project aims to provide a secure-by-design and consistent software framework that will improve the security and resilience of interconnected smart home systems at all stack levels.   The project also targets software developers, empowering them to create safe, secure and privacy aware applications to provide additional smart home functionalities.
Post date: 11 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Concept:   The underlying concept of the InnoRenew project is to develop and operate a new Centre of Excellence, the InnoRenew CoE, that will conduct cutting edge scientific research related to renewable materials utilisation, develop industrially relevant applications of scientific developments and innovations, support businesses in their implementation of RDI activities and outcomes, and liaise with policy makers to direct more support to companies and research in the forest sector.
Post date: 11 Jan 2021
Type: Link

  Jan 14   “Think Big! Is industrialisation of energy renovations the best route to scale up the Renovation Wave?”   by EuroACE - Energy Efficient Buildings   Free   Actions and Detail Panel  
Post date: 11 Jan 2021
Type: Event

Concept:   Using ambient energy that would otherwise be lost such as heat, light or sound, energy harvesting is well known for its applications in solar cells. Moreover, the technology has numerous new innovative uses thanks to recent digital trends, including the Internet of Things.  
Post date: 8 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Before the refurbishment started, the local authority had around 1,500 bedsits right across the city. Known as zero-bed units, they were small – usually no more than 26 square metres – and as they aged, they became progressively less attractive to tenants.   Moreover, the more unattractive the location, the more ‘de-tenanted’ they became. So began a vicious cycle of vacancy, dilapidation and social deterioration.  
Post date: 8 Jan 2021
Type: Case