Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

“It’s critical we have a big change over the next couple of years in how we do buildings and construction”, said Joyce Msuya, Deputy Executive Director of UNEP. “We only need to look at the current norms and quality of many buildings to see that we can do so much better,” she said, emphasizing that “we need to raise the bar in energy-efficient, green buildings and far better practice in construction.”  
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Type: News

The Global Status Report documents the status and trends of key indicators for energy use, emissions, technologies, policies, and investments to track the buildings and construction sector, globally and in key regions. Central findings of this report include:  
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

The exhibition Bauen & Energie in Vienna offers everything about healthy building, renovating, financing and energy saving. With a focus on environmental and climate protection. Visitors meet top exhibitors there and get the information they need. Moreover, there is the possibility of being advised in person by qualified experts.  
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Type: Event

The Infacoma expo, faithful to quality for 35 years, will be held in February 2019 with the aim to support all developments in the building and construction industry. At Infacoma Athens, the professional visitors and the general public can be informed about trends in renovation, construction, "green" construction, cutting-edge products and the solutions they offer, the upgrading of buildings, as well as proposals of modern architecture.
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
Type: Event

FOR PASIV is intended for all professionals and specialists in the sector, as well as for anyone who is interested in low-energy, passive and zero-energy buildings, be it young perspective people who are thinking about ways to make their new house less energy demanding, or anyone planning a renovation of her or his current dwelling.  
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
Type: Event

DIGITAL | SUSTAINABLE | PROFESSIONAL A day at the BouwBeurs is a day on tour to enhance your professional skills. On your own, with colleagues or with clients. Come to Utrecht, to the largest meeting place for the construction sector. Experts can answer your questions, you can share experiences and meet new people.   BouwBeurs Digital Building Tomorrow is all about the future. With demonstrations on 3D printing and robot production PLUS the BIM theatre.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2018
Type: Event

The 2018 joint AIVC – TightVent – venticool conference Smart Ventilation for buildings in Juan-Les-Pins, France, proved highly successful with more than 200 participants from 27 countries attending the event and confirming once again the continuously growing interest in the fields of building & ductwork airtightness, (smart) ventilation, IAQ & health and ventilative/resilient cooling.
Post date: 5 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

Implementation of energy efficiency measures in schools and kindergartens, besides leading to energy savings and reduction of environmental pollution, would also improve the conditions in which children spend much of their time. More so, it would also develop their awareness of the importance of energy efficiency and sustainable development, making them future leaders of the energy transition process, was the message conveyed at the 6th meeting of the Serbian Parliamentary Energy Policy Forum (PFEPS), held under the title Energy Transition for Serbia.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2018
Type: News

The international market for green construction projects has grown significantly in the last 10 years and demand for green building activity is poised to grow in the next three years, according to a new report and industry survey published by Dodge Data & Analytics. The World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report indicates an increase in the percentage of industry respondents who expect to do the majority (more than 60%) of their projects green – jumping from 27% in 2018 to almost half (47%) by 2021.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

December 5 is UN World Soil Day. The building industry has thus been called to account for its role in the massive use of mineral raw materials and environmental pollution. One solution comes from the bio-construction sector which draws on unlimited sources of natural materials such as hemp, which is a recyclable carbon sequestrator. But how comfortable is it to live in a hemp house?  
Post date: 4 Dec 2018
Type: News