building and construction sector

The 2019 European Conference on Computing in Construction (2019 EC³) is the premier European Conference for information, communication and technological research, innovation and policy for the Construction Sector as a whole in Europe.
Post date: 21 May 2019
Type: Event

Agenda Sessions focus on the two critical elements of an effective home renovation programme: access to affordable financing and people-centric technical assistance.   Participants can expect to leave with the tools, knowledge and contacts to jump-start home renovation programs in their own territories. Join us in Brussels in June! The event is free of charge.   Join the discussion
Post date: 2 May 2019
Type: Event

The recent framework strategy of the “Energy Union” of the European Commission indicates that 75% of European households are energy inefficient. There is also great potential for energy savings in public buildings of the EU. The BUILD2LC project will contribute decisively to achieve the EU energy goals, with its overall objective to increase the energy rehabilitation of buildings, and pave the path that facilitates the transit towards the new standard of nZEB buildings.  
Post date: 24 Apr 2019
Type: Link

During this event activities of various Technical Collaboration Programmes (TCP) of theInternational Energy Agency will be presented and focus will be on the energy reduction in the built environment and the reduction of CO2- emissions.The symposium will explain the various activities. Special attention will be paid to the Belgian and Dutch context. The results of a diverse selection of projects will be presented, including energy resources on community and building level, the indoor environment and the role of users.
Post date: 11 Apr 2019
Type: Event

The “Achieve Bet­ter Build­ings!” Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce will take place in ad­di­tion to this year’s In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce in China.
Post date: 29 Mar 2019
Type: Event

Prefabricated modules in timber frames – one of the most significant key results of BERTIM European project – has been installed on facades of selected residential building in La Charite-sur-Loire, France.  Installation has been performed to validate the integrated renovation approach in real settings.  
Post date: 25 Mar 2019
Type: News

On 22 February, WorldGBC Europe responded to a consultation from the technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) on the development of the 'taxonomy' - an EU-wide classification system for environmentally sustainable economic activities. This follows on from the Commission's legislative proposal on an EU taxonomy in May 2018.  
Post date: 25 Mar 2019
Type: News

NEWCOM is a European-wide project developing on the one hand training schemes to enable construction workers and building professionals to build the nearly zero-energy building standard and on the other hand creating a basis for the mutual recognition of the developed training schemes.  
Post date: 19 Mar 2019
Type: Link

In the nine years since the last edition of the Procura+ Manual was published, much has changed.
Post date: 5 Mar 2019
Type: Publication

Architect’s Council of Europe ACE published the 2018 Sector Study – a biennial survey that collects and analyses statistical, sociological and economic data on the European Architects, the architectural market and the architectural practices.   Responses from 30.000 Architects in 30 European countries give, among others, information on BIM use in practice.   More info on BIMcert website.
Post date: 20 Feb 2019
Type: News