building and construction sector

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

UIDC 2017 - Conference theme:  Accelerating Innovative Finance, Development & Renewable Solutions for Smart Cities in Africa   The third annual edition will be held on 30 - 31 October 2017 at the Imperial Royale Hotel in Kampala, Uganda.
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: Event

On November 30, 2016, the European Commission (EC) released important pieces of proposed legislative amendments in the form of the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package. It covers energy efficiency, renewable energy, the electricity market regulations as well as consumers and governance rules for the Energy Union. The proposed changes refer, inter alia, to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED).  
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

IEA EBC Annex 57 - Subtask 4: Case Studies Demonstrating Embodied Energy and Embodied Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Buildings  
Post date: 23 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

IEA EBC Annex 57 - Subtask 4: Case studies and recommendations for the reduction of embodied energy and embodied greenhouse gas emissions from buildings  
Post date: 23 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

IEA EBC Annex 57 - Subtask 3: Evaluation Methods of Embodied Energy and Embodied GHG Emissions in Building and Construction  
Post date: 23 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

IEA EBC Annex 57 - Evaluation of Embodied Energy and CO2 equivalent for Building Construction: Guidance to Support Educators  
Post date: 23 Jun 2017
Type: Publication