building and construction sector

An accurate and swift identification of materials, quantities and building typologies before the demolition works is needed for an efficient waste management and recovery of raw materials from buildings. A BIM based tool developed in HISER is being validated for this purpose in several real buildings.  
Post date: 4 Aug 2017
Type: News

Early July 2017, the European Commission brought together industry leaders, finance professionals, policy makers, SMEs and start-ups to discuss how the construction’s value chain could meet its ever-evolving challenges.   The 2017 Construction Conference: Let's build changes! assessed the main trends, strategies and roles of major actors, including the public sector.   Four break-out sessions were organised to tackle these challenges thematically:
Post date: 27 Jul 2017
Type: News

The conference is dedicated to all stakeholders interested in the area of the construction sector and circular economy. During the event, European experiences in the implementation of circular economy will be presented. The event will also be an occasion to find out more about the ECCA project and benefits for members of the European Circular Construction Alliance. The conference will be accompanied by the networking session.  
Post date: 24 Jul 2017
Type: Event

The works previously carried out during the HISER project have showed that electro-fragmentation technology is effective for the selective liberation of the steel fibers in reinforced concrete waste.
Post date: 21 Jul 2017
Type: News

The letters ‘CE’ appear on many products traded on the extended Single Market in the European Economic Area (EEA). They signify that products sold in the EEA have been assessed to meet high safety, health, and environmental protection requirements.    By affixing the CE marking to a product, a manufacturer declares that the product meets all the legal requirements for CE marking and can be sold throughout the EEA.  
Post date: 17 Jul 2017
Type: Link

The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC) contributes to the common objective of the Paris Agreement of limiting global warming to well below 2°C  
Post date: 11 Jul 2017
Type: Link

Handbook for the introduction of Building Information Modelling (BIM) by the European Public Sector - Strategic action for construction sector performance: driving value, innovation and growth   This handbook responds to the growing challenges faced by governments and public clients to stimulate economic growth and competitiveness while delivering value for public money through the wider introduction of Building Information Modelling (BIM).  
Post date: 7 Jul 2017
Type: Publication

“Energy Efficient Ventilated Façades for Optimal Adaptability and Heat Exchange enabling low energy architectural concepts for the refurbishment of existing buildings.”  
Post date: 3 Jul 2017
Type: News

ECO-Binder on the way to success   “Development of insulating concrete systems based on novel low CO2 binders for a new family of eco-innovative, durable and standardised energy efficient envelope components.“  
Post date: 30 Jun 2017
Type: Link

The City of Green Buildings Academy 2017   Registration now open.   Especially designed for students and young professionals who are or will eventually be the stakeholders of the construction industry, The City of Green Buildings Academy 2017, has reached its third edition and will take place between July 17 -  2 August, 2017 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The theme of this year’s edition is “How to turn your building project into a brand?”  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: Event