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To keep global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, accelerating a radical shift to smarter energy use is crucial. Within the private sector the transition has already begun, yet it is not happening fast enough – and millions of dollars in energy savings remain untapped. Buildings are crucial targets for lowering emissions. They are what make up our rapidly expanding urban landscapes, their construction and architectural shape in turn shaping everyday human lives. Yet they also represent 32% of global energy consumption and a quarter of global human induced CO2 emissions.
Post date: 10 Jul 2018
Type: Link

Innovate and Grow Building Materials with Digital Technology SAP and T.A. Cook are delighted to announce that the biannual International SAP Conference for Building Materials will be arriving in Prague, October 16-18, 2018. The two-day conference will attract business and IT-focused attendees representing a diverse set of companies including those active in cement and concrete, gypsum, flat glass and windows, sanitary-ware and fittings, flooring and roofing materials, insulation and panels.
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
Type: Event

  FinnBuild presents the latest products, services, work methods and solutions in the industry and offers an extensive expert programme. FinnBuild has been held since 1974 and it brings together the entire construction industry. FinnBuild is the largest event in the industry in Finland measured by the number of participating companies and visitors as well as the size of the exhibition area.
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
Type: Event

The 13th REHVA World Congress, CLIMA 2019, will be held from 26th till 29th of May 2019 in Bucharest, Romania.  The congress theme is "Built environment facing climate change" featuring discussions about the capacity of new and refurbished buildings, and technical building systems to mitigate climate change in an energy efficient manner while respecting comfort and security requirements.  The conference covers 4 main topics : •    Modern HVAC&R&S Technology and Indoor Environment Quality •    High Energy Performance and Sustainable Buildings
Post date: 22 Jun 2018
Type: Event

The annual report of 2017 of the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme presents an overview of progress made by the EBC Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects. It is consisting of three parts: the Chair's Statement, Project progress reports and practical background information. It also includes a summary of the latest outcomes of the Programme intended for policy and decision makers.   Highlights include:  
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The EE & RE exhibition is a platform for many local and foreign companies to showcase their eco-friendly solutions for energy production and consumption. The event has the format “exhibition-conference” and is open to visitors from the sectors of automation, energy, construction, engineering, different industry branches, representatives of municipalities and government administration, HVAC, lighting, transport and logistics, etc.
Post date: 11 Jun 2018
Type: Event

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

Get together at the 13th edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) from 4 to 8 June in Brussels. The Policy Conference offers you 60 policy sessions hosted by the European Commission and energy stakeholders and a Networking Village brings together today’s leaders in the clean energy transition. We especially encourage you to take part in the Opening session of the Policy Conference, the Debate with Ambassadors and the prestigious Awards Ceremony.
Post date: 25 Apr 2018
Type: Event

In the coming decades one of the key technologies to be implemented in intelligent buildings will be LiFi, the transfer of data through light   Just imagine: you get back home one evening, unlocking your door with the torch light of your mobile. You sit down on your sofa, download a film 100 times faster than currently possible and enjoy the movie on a fully secure wireless connection. This is already possible in some smart buildings, and could be the norm in the future, thanks to LiFi – or Light Fidelity.  
Post date: 19 Mar 2018
Type: News

Sustainable Places (SP) annual international conference series for 5 years (2013 – 2017) has brought together each year between 100 and 150 attendees ranging from industrial executives, scientists, researchers, and engineers – from academic and technical institutes and from leading organizations from around the world to advance one of the greatest challenge that our societies and their urban planners have ever faced: The need to enhance the sustainability of places ensuring long-term environmental security.
Post date: 26 Feb 2018
Type: Event