Residential buildings

The STUNNING Renovation Hub, a virtual platform for the interactive knowledge exchange in energy-efficient building renovation, was launched by the EU-funded, Horizon 2020 project STUNNING in September 2018. It enables stakeholders throughout the value chain to share knowledge and experiences with each other through articles on their innovative refurbishment packages, replicable business models and case studies on their successful implementation.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: News

Linnaeus University in Sweden will host the seventh Forum Wood Building Nordic on September 27–28, 2018 in Växjö. The conference is an opportunity for academics and practitioners to meet and exchange experiences and to learn from the best within the field.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

BY&FORCITIZENS conference on “Smart Regeneration of Cities and Regions” will provide a forum to gain comprehensive insights into the opportunities and challenges conferred by further development of Smart Cities and Communities initiatives across Europe. The overall aim is to review and better understand the steps that city leaders, delegates, policymakers and other relevant stakeholders around Europe take to transform their cities into great and attractive places in which to live and work, creating strong local ecosystems.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

CLIMA 2019 deadline is approaching: one more week to go! The deadline to submit you abstract  for CLIMA 2019 Congress is 1 September 2018. Check out for more information on abstract and paper submissions and deadlines: http://www.clima2019.org/paper-submission/.
Post date: 24 Aug 2018
Type: News

The seismic and energy retrofitting of existing European buildings with innovative materials is addressed in this report. The need for retrofitting of old buildings emanates from their substandard design in terms of both earthquake resistance and thermal insulation. This is revealed during strong earthquakes that result in collapses and damages of old buildings and consequently in economic losses, severe injuries and loss of human lives.
Post date: 21 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

On 25 June, in collaboration with BUILD UP, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) organised a webinar to invite architects to engage with piloting the Level(s) scheme. The event was moderated by Dr. Judit Kimpian, Chair of the ACE Sustainability Work Group and organised as part of a project supported by the Creative Europe programme. Speakers discussed the aims, applicability, case studies and benefits of the Level(s) scheme and outlined ways of participating in the testing phase.  
Post date: 9 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

The region of Navarra is building over 500 nearly zero-energy building (NZEB) units to provide affordable and energy efficient homes for their citizens. Nearly zero-energy buildings have very low energy consumption due to their design and the materials used in their construction and reduce energy consumption by 75% compared to standard buildings. The project will also contribute towards social integration and urban regeneration through the provision of affordable rental housing.
Post date: 9 Aug 2018
Type: Case

CREATE consortium would like to share with you the fifth project newsletter, aiming to provide you with the latest news and information about the project progress. What is the CREATE project?
Post date: 8 Aug 2018
Type: News

ZERO-PLUS project - Development of a framework for reliability-centered maintenance of NZE settlements  
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

ZERO-PLUS project - Development of intelligent models for realtime performance assessment of NZE settlements   The monitoring and evaluation of the settlements’ performance is an essential part of the ZERO-PLUS project. Under the framework of the task “Intelligent models for performance assessment and reliability-centered maintenance” intelligent data processing models have been developed. The models are intended to be incorporated in the Web-GIS platform for performance assessment and increased reliability of the ZERO-PLUS case studies’ implementation.
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
Type: Publication