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Livestream: Build Up Skills workshop at Construmat’19

Are IoT, BIM, robotics and smart buildings a foreign language for your building professionals? Watch our livestream from one of Europe’s biggest building industry events to discover and share how the buildings sector could...

One step closer to the mutual recognition of upskilled professionals in the construction sector

To support the professional execution of nearly zero-energy buildings new pilot “Train the Trainer” courses are being implemented in Austria, Hungary, the Netherlands and Slovakia.   The nearly zero-energy building...

Webinar on ExcEED project Database: from data to information to knowledge

The H2020 ExcEED project takes the pulse of the actual energy consumed by last generation of buildings.   The project answers the need for transparency and comparability of energy performance calculations. The scope of ExcEED is to create...

Don’t forget our future climate when tightening up building codes

Too often it takes a crisis to trigger changes in legislation and behaviour, when forward thinking, cooperation and future planning could have negated the risk in the first place. Australia’s building and construction industry is under the...

Indonesia isn’t the only country planning new cities. Why not Australia?

Indonesia plans to relocate its capital from the sprawling city of Jakarta – and it isn’t the only country with plans to build whole new cities.   AsiaTravel/Shutterstock Wendy Steele, RMIT University The announcement that President Joko...

Webinar : Science-based targets driving the transition to sustainable building

Linked to GlobalABC Work Area 3 – Market Transformation. Speakers: - Cristina Gamboa, CEO, World Green Building Council - Luca De Giovanetti, Manager, Science-based Targets, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) -...

Horizon Impact Award, call for applicants

The European Commission has launched the first Horizon Impact Award. This prize acknowledges and rewards the most influential and impactful projects under Horizon 2020 or FP7. Can you demonstrate that you have valorized your results and...

Policy conference 2019 – REGISTRATION OPEN

The Policy Conference of EUSEW 2019 will take place in Brussels between 18 and 20 June and is free of charge for all participants.    The conference will be hosted at three venues: the European Commission's Charlemagne and Berlaymont...

Technical Day: IEA TCP on Energy in Buildings and Communities - REGISTRATION OPEN

This symposium will take place on 11th of June 2019 in Brussels. During this event, activity of various Technical Collaboration Programmes (TCP) of the International Energy Agency will be presented and focus will be on the...

FACEcamp RESULT SEMINAR - registration open

FACEcamp project, funded under the Interreg V-A ITA-AUT first call and running from February 2017 to December 2019, aims at strengthening a long-term transnational cooperation among companies and R&I entities in the...

The Energy Efficiency Dimension of the Roger Léron Award

The Roger Léron Award aims to celebrate outstanding contributions to the development of sustainable energy at the EU, local and regional level. The Award was established by FEDARENE in 2014.   The Award is named in memory of Roger Léron...

New reports say net-zero emission EU heavy industry by 2050 is achievable

Achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 for European energy-intensive industries is within reach. These industries can contribute their share to the EU’s net-zero by 2050 vision if supported by the right policy framework which is currently...

European Commission survey: views on Construction 2020 and beyond

The European Commission wishes to invite you to share your views on the benefits - or downsides - of the Construction 2020 initiative and your ideas on how it could evolve in the coming years.   Your opinions about...

Webinar on Building Operation and User Experience key to Enhanced Building Performance

Webinar organised by BUILD UP editorial board with the coordinators of beacon European Research Projects that are aiming to enhance building service management and the way occupants use and interact with buildings in order...

ZERO-PLUS dissemination activities and networking

ΑBB Smart Lab, Partner of ZERO-PLUS Project organized a series of dissemination events in March and April 2019, in order to further promote the Project’s strategic goals, objectives and expected results.   More specifically, on March 11th...

Energiesprong starts net zero energy innovation project for apartment buildings

Energiesprong kicks off Interreg NWE´s Mustbe0 project to make net zero energy suitable for multi-storey buildings in North West Europe.   After a successful start bringing the Dutch Energiesprong approach for affordable, desirable, long-...

IES Intelligent Communities Lifecycle (ICL) Introduction Webinar

Join IES CEO and Founder, Dr Don McLean, on 30th April 2019 for an exclusive introduction to the Intelligent Communities Lifecycle (ICL) - the new environmental digital twin for healthy, sustainable communities, campuses, cities &...

Five EIT Climate-KIC startups announced as Cleantech Innovate finalists

Five EIT Climate-KIC supported startups are among the 30 finalists that will pitch at Cleantech Innovate, an investor showcase event happening on 30 April in London, United Kingdom.   The five startups, which all attended EIT Climate-KIC’s...

European Smart Projects Summit: San Sebastian faces the challenges of smart city solutions and sustainable innovation

REPLICATE Project’s Lighthouse City of Donostia/San Sebastian organized last 26th and 27th of March the European Smart Projects Summit, where representatives and experts across 90 cities from 14 SCC01 (Smart Cities and Communities)...

The iBRoad training toolkit

The iBRoad Renovation Roadmap and Logbook are subjected to field testing in the pilot countries, Bulgaria, Poland and Portugal.   By testing their practicality and manageability, the participating energy auditors and building owners feed ...