resource efficiency

In August 2017, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) released two Technical Reports presenting Level(s), a common EU framework of core indicators for the sustainability of office and residential buildings.  
Post date: 24 Aug 2017
Type: News

Call for expression of interest     The European Commission invites Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) support organisations, green solution providers and regional authorities in the European Union to put themselves forward if they are interested in participating in a pilot project providing them respectively with training, support and policy advice regarding resource efficiency, eco-innovation and circular economy.  
Post date: 23 Aug 2017
Type: News

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

To improve sustainability and drive market demand for better buildings, a new, open source assessment framework, Level(s), has been developed by the European Commission in close collaboration with stakeholders including Skanska, Saint-Gobain, Sustainable Building Alliance and Green Building Councils.  
Post date: 16 Jun 2017
Type: News

Much like any other industry, construction continuously undergoes change and adaptation. It is important to keep on top of developments and the latest solutions leading to changes.   The ‘Let's build changes’ conference, organised by the European Commission and held on 6 July 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, will bring together industry leaders, financiers, policy makers, but also SMEs and start-ups. Together, they will discuss these questions:  
Post date: 9 Jun 2017
Type: Event

Follow the live streaming of this event by clicking here: https://webcast.ec.europa.eu/ppps-impact-workshop  
Post date: 17 May 2017
Type: Event

The FISSAC project is hosting its first Webinar focusing on industrial symbiosis tools and best practices, including an introduction to the FISSAC tool currently being developed. The webinar is open to all, but will require a registration by 21 February 2017 via this form.     Practical Information   Date and timing: 23 February 2017, 10:30-12:00 (GMT+1)
Post date: 10 Feb 2017
Type: Event