building and construction sector

E=0 project will support the development of home makeovers to net zero energy levels in FR, NL, UK and LUX.  
Post date: 13 Feb 2019
Type: Link

BIM (Building Information Modelling) is the process of creating and managing information digitally across a building life-cycle. This information included in the model is not just the 3D geometrical data such as width, height, and depth, but “object oriented” and potentially comprises further dimensions such as time (4D), cost (5D), and operation (6D).  
Post date: 12 Feb 2019
Type: News

Sustainable Places 2019 (SP2019), the 7th edition of SP, will be held from 5th – 7th June 2019 in Cagliari, Italy – within the region of Sardinia – and is to be co-hosted locally by the Municipality of Cagliari, the Metropolitan City of Cagliari, and the University of Cagliari.   Conference Scope
Post date: 8 Feb 2019
Type: Event

BIM4REN is a European funded research project involving 23 European partners. Its general objective is to help improving the low productivity rate of the European construction sector in the market segment of energy renovation.
Post date: 7 Feb 2019
Type: News

BIM4REN is a European funded research project involving 23 European partners. Its general objective is to help improving the low productivity rate of the European construction sector in the market segment of energy renovation. By innovating and allowing every kind of construction actor to easily use novel and adequate BIM based digital tools, the project aims to overcome current barriers in culture, knowledge, tradition, affordability and opportunity that hinder the access to the digital revolution.  
Post date: 29 Jan 2019
Type: Link

This report collects findings and outcomes from an open learning environment which involved several workshops and thematic deep dives. As an in-depth study, the report provides a reference for building commissioners and real estate developers to pioneer circular construction. Specifically, this report covers the following themes:   -circular construction, building layers and the hierarchy of Elements, Products and Materials (EPMs) (Chapter 2);
Post date: 22 Jan 2019
Type: Publication

Ecobuild is one of the worldwide largest events for ecological design, sustainable construction and enviromental protection. Exhibitors represent the complete spectrum of sustainable construction products, for new build and refurbishment, residential and commercial projects. The best-known names in the sector continue to choose Ecobuild as their most important marketing platform seeking out and highlighting the continuing opportunities for sustainable construction.
Post date: 9 Jan 2019
Type: Event

CONSTRUCTION – RENOVATION – REDEVELOPMENT– EFFICIENCY   These are the watchwords in the construction industry today.   The goal is to move from energy-hungry buildings to ones that actually produce energy thanks to intelligent use of solar panels and geothermal systems. Passive homes featuring insulation materials and technologies with the capacity to minimize heat loss and wasted energy.  
Post date: 8 Jan 2019
Type: Event

The International Energy Agency-IEA’s newly-enhanced Tracking Clean Energy Progress provides a comprehensive and rigorous assessment of a full range of energy technologies and sectors that are critical in a global clean-energy transition. It includes the most up-to-date information for where technologies are today and where they need to be according to the IEA’s Sustainable Development Scenario, a pathway to reach the Paris Agreement well below 2°C climate goal, deliver universal energy access and significantly lower air pollution.  
Post date: 11 Dec 2018
Type: Tool

Kuwait Construction Week is the largest construction event in Kuwait. It will take place on 5-9 March 2019 at the Kuwait International Fair, Mishref, Kuwait. The most important event in Kuwait for manufacturers, distributors and service providers to increase their presence and meet with key decision makers in the GCC’s building and construction sectors.  
Post date: 11 Dec 2018
Type: Event