building and construction sector

The Global Status Report documents the status and trends of key indicators for energy use, emissions, technologies, policies, and investments to track the buildings and construction sector, globally and in key regions. Central findings of this report include:  
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

The recent IPCC report removes all doubt: the building and construction sector must decarbonise by 2050 to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement. As nations all over the globe tackle operational emissions from buildings, we must challenge ourselves to address our sector’s total emissions impact if we are to deliver a truly net zero carbon building stock. COP24 must mark the beginning of a major global campaign to take on this challenge - one on which Europe must lead the world.  
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
Type: News

DIGITAL | SUSTAINABLE | PROFESSIONAL A day at the BouwBeurs is a day on tour to enhance your professional skills. On your own, with colleagues or with clients. Come to Utrecht, to the largest meeting place for the construction sector. Experts can answer your questions, you can share experiences and meet new people.   BouwBeurs Digital Building Tomorrow is all about the future. With demonstrations on 3D printing and robot production PLUS the BIM theatre.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2018
Type: Event

The international market for green construction projects has grown significantly in the last 10 years and demand for green building activity is poised to grow in the next three years, according to a new report and industry survey published by Dodge Data & Analytics. The World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report indicates an increase in the percentage of industry respondents who expect to do the majority (more than 60%) of their projects green – jumping from 27% in 2018 to almost half (47%) by 2021.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

The 8th ECTP Conference took place at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels on November 13-14, 2018.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2018
Type: News

Building on the experiences of pioneer cities involved in large scale energy efficiency projects, the conference will bring together urban planners, local policy makers, researchers, entrepreneurs and energy efficiency experts to discuss effective approaches and solutions to energy efficient urban planning and renovation.  
Post date: 21 Nov 2018
Type: Event

2019 Key themes  Digital: Processes + Architecture Connected: Living + Working Integrated: Systems + Construction Smart: Light + Buildings
Post date: 12 Nov 2018
Type: Event

L’évolution des normes PEB induit des modifications sans cesse nécessaires des techniques constructives à mettre en œuvre pour répondre à cette évolution. Aujourd’hui, toute construction ou rénovation doit être pensée et conçue en termes d’énergies renouvelables, d’économies d’énergie et de durabilité.
Post date: 7 Nov 2018
Type: Event

Unfortunately, it is true - not all renovation works are of the quality we hope and pray for, and there’s a good reason for that – in general, professionals rarely have the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to deliver a quality renovation project: one that not only saves energy, but increases your comfort, ensures good air quality, benefits your health and productivity, and in the end - makes you happy and satisfied, being confident your money’s well spent.  
Post date: 26 Oct 2018
Type: News

The building sector is shifting towards sustainability, but the pace must accelerate if Europe is to deliver a circular economy - and realise the emissions, resource efficiency and socio-economic potential of the sector.   This conference will explore the growing support across Europe for Level(s), the European Commission’s new sustainable building reporting framework which aims to provide the insights that will shape future building sector policy.  
Post date: 25 Oct 2018
Type: Event