By Peter Wouters, INIVE
BIM (Building Information Modelling) is in many EU countries high on the agenda. This article is focusing on the potential of BIM in relation to the energy performance of building assessment and also in relation to a better quality of the works.
Post date: 19 Dec 2017
Tuesday 21 November 2017, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Brussels time (CET)
Post date: 18 Dec 2017
Monday 6 November 2017, 14:00-15:30 Brussels time (CET)
Industry stepping up to the challenge of deep renovation
Stimulating the energy renovation market remains one of the biggest challenges. Innovative business models can be powerful drivers for deep renovations across Europe. The BetterHome (BH) initiative is such a model, proving that a more service-oriented supply-side approach, coupled with a deeper awareness of demand-side conditions can change the landscape and essentially the renovation market.
Post date: 18 Dec 2017
by Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team)
Post date: 13 Dec 2017
by Marine Faber (BPIE)
Post date: 12 Dec 2017
On 7 December 2017, in the context of its December infringements package, the European Commission announced that it has send letters of formal notice requesting Greece and Malta to ensure the correct implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (Directive 2010/31/EU).
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a national certification system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to encourage the construction of energy and resource-efficient buildings that are healthy to live in.
Post date: 7 Dec 2017
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
In the current edition of the TightVent Europe newsletter, Professor Arnold Janssens presents the highlights of the airtightness track at the 38th AIVC-6th TightVent-4th venticool joint conference held in Nottingham, UK on 13-14 September, 2017. Further on, Dr. Sylvain Courtey gives an overview of the newly launched Eurovent certification programme for Ventilation Ducts. As in previous editions, this issue provides detailed information on upcoming events in the field of ventilation & airtightness.
Post date: 30 Nov 2017
European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University will organize the 6th ICSD 2018 Rome on Wednesday 12 to Thursday 13 September, 2018.
The 6th ICSD 2018 will be an excellent opportunity to share your ideas and research findings relevant to the Sustainability Science through the European network of academics. Papers will be published in EJSD Journal (Thompson Reuters) and Proceedings.
Post date: 28 Nov 2017