BPIE - Buildings Performance Institute Europe- has released two reports to foster the transition to smart buildings.
Post date: 28 Mar 2017
On the way to demonstrating the benefits of bio-based materials for the construction sector
ISOBIO aims to develop new bio-based insulation panels and renders, and to scale them for mainstream adoption by the building and construction industry. The focus is now on the challenging demonstration phase.
Post date: 24 Mar 2017
hybridGEOTABS first newsletter contains a short introduction to the technology and objectives of this Horizon 2020 research project. It also gives a summary of progress as shared at the recent project meeting in Finland; in particular, the chosen demo buildings and technical developments.
Post date: 24 Mar 2017
hybridGEOTABS first newsletter contains a short introduction to the technology and objectives of the research project. It also gives a summary of progress as shared at the recent project meeting in Finland, in particular, the chosen demo buildings and technical developments.
Post date: 21 Mar 2017
Geothermal energy is limitless, ubiquitous and free at the point of use. When combined with the very high energy efficiency of TABS and application range of hybrid systems, it offers huge potential to meet heating and cooling needs in Europe, and reduce CO2 emissions.
Post date: 17 Mar 2017
The automated home and office market is predicted to grow quickly in the next few years. But as reports of cyber attacks increase, is it still possible for a home to be a castle in the age of smart buildings, or are we lowering the drawbridge to hackers?
Smart buildings offer better energy efficiency and the kind of futuristic mod cons that appeal to many consumers, but some experts warn our appetite for new technology is putting us at risk from increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks.
Post date: 14 Mar 2017
Transition Zero is an EU Horizon 2020-funded project, carried out by Energiesprong, to establish the right market conditions for the wide-scale introduction of net zero energy homes across Europe. This will build on the success of Energiesprong in the Netherlands and advance its implementation even further. Transition Zero has kick-started net-zero energy refurbishment markets in the UK and France, using the social housing sector as a catalyst.
This is achieved by:
Post date: 8 Mar 2017
The Energy Efficiency Data Hub is a new online tool developed by the European Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME). With interactive maps, key data and statistics, this application features the energy efficiency projects co-funded under Horizon 2020 programme. Several of these projects deal with the energy efficiency in buildings.
Post date: 6 Mar 2017
When: 12:00 – 16:30, Wednesday 22 March 2017
Where: Renewable Energy House, Rue d’Arlon 63, Brussels, BE
Agenda and registration: https://isobioworkshop.eventbrite.com
The ISOBIO project is pleased to invite you to its third workshop on 22 March, focusing on the importance of skills and standards for the take up of bio-based construction products.
Post date: 3 Mar 2017
This third issue of the MEnS project Newsletter provides news and insights on the project´s activities and links to learn more about MEnS training courses.
The MEnS project designs and implements high-level educational and training programmes for building professionals in 10 EU countries, encouraging the participation of women and unemployed professionals.
Post date: 24 Feb 2017