Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

  Predicting the future of the energy efficiency solutions of buildings     EffiBUILDING, an innovative sharing platform in the energy efficiency solutions for buildings, has reached 100 prototypes which are available for consultation in its database related to the four macro categories:  
Post date: 16 Nov 2017
Type: News

To make new energy efficient buildings or to renovate the existing stock? That is the question. Experts from the construction sector, gathered in Rome and discussed solutions to make the second option worthwhile and cheaper.   Energy consumption in the construction sector is a key issue in the fight against climate change. It is often approached when planning new buildings, but there is little tendency to renovate the existing stock.  
Post date: 13 Nov 2017
Type: News

Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology, and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing     This document constitutes a Draft Working Programme for the period 2018-2010 focusing on Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology, and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing (NMBP).  
Post date: 8 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

This document constitutes the Working Programme for the period 2018-2010 focusing on Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology, and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing (NMBP).  
Post date: 8 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

The 8th China (Guangzhou)International Roof, Facade, Waterproofing Exhibition 2018 Roof China 2018   Date: 15-17 May, 2018 Venue: Poly World Trade Center Expo (PWTC Expo). Guangzhou, China   Products Services Focus Bituminous waterproofing membrane, roofing system, wall materials, waterproof paint, sealing material, metal roof systems, waterproofing construction equipment & application technology and so on.    
Post date: 7 Nov 2017
Type: Event

Registration Opens for Level(s) Testing Workshop   On 4 December, the European Commission is inviting key stakeholders in the construction sector to learn more about the testing phase for Level(s), a new voluntary reporting framework aimed at improving the sustainability of buildings.  
Post date: 2 Nov 2017
Type: Event

The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP) and Natural Fibre Insulation Group has developed a CPD containing 2 hours of core curriculum content to provide architects and specifiers with knowledge of the wide range of products and systems available on the market. The content has been curated by industry experts and gives an introduction to natural fibre insulations; exploring the scientific makeup of the different fibres, outlining their exemplary performance characteristics and showcasing examples of their many uses in practice.  
Post date: 31 Oct 2017
Type: News

This is the sixth issue of the ZERO-PLUS (Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology) research project newsletter.   Contents include:   4th ZERO-PLUS progress meeting  ZERO-PLUS case studies workshop Release of first annual ZERO-PLUS booklet Change in the Italian case study location Presentation on ZERO-PLUS at conferences EU opportunities Please visit the project’s website to read the full document at the link provided below.  
Post date: 30 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

The energy renovation of 48 apartments in a social housing estate in Montignies-sur-Sambre (Belgium) forms part of the global neighbourhood rehabilitation project of  "La cité du Centenaire" which is located in the city of Charleroi on the easterly periphieral. This housing estate was designed by the architect Victor Bourgeois in 1957 and was based on the model of a garden city, but over the last decades it had become impoverished and the natural landscape blighted.  
Post date: 26 Oct 2017
Type: Case

On 24 October, the 2017 Global District Energy Climate Awards were revealed during the International District Cooling and Heating Conference in Qatar. The finalists were selected from cities and communities across the globe which demonstrate local district energy leadership in providing clean and sustainable energy solutions.  
Post date: 26 Oct 2017
Type: News