News & Events

Webcast and launch of CA EPBD 2016 book

BUILD UP looks back at a successful webcast on the Concerted Action on the Energy Performance of Buildings on 2 February 2016.   The webcast marked the launch of the new BUILD UP website and the book 2016 - Implementing the Energy Performance of...

EC announces call for experienced professionals

On 18 January 2016, the European Commission announced a call for experienced professionals in the sustainable energy field to evaluate and recommend proposals for funding under the H2020 Energy Efficiency Call for Proposals.  ...

International VELUX Award 2016 for architecture students open until April 1

The VELUX Group launches the International VELUX Award 2016 to inspire students of architecture all over the world to work with daylight in architecture. Students must register before 1 April 2016 to be able to participate.   The...

Horizon 2020: 50 new Energy Efficiency projects funded

As part of Horizon 2020's energy challenge for secure, clean and efficient energy for Europe, the European Union has funded 50 new projects under the Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency Call 2015. These projects were selected from a total of...

ASHRAE 2017 Winter Conference – Call for papers

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has announced a call for papers for its 2017 Winter Conference, which will take place from 28 January to 1 February 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A...

BREEAM Awards 2016 – Shortlists announced

The Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) has announced the shortlists for its 2016 Awards. The BREEAM Awards represent some of the finest examples of sustainable buildings around the world. Many of...

ASHRAE LowDown Showdown Call for Participants for 2016 Conference

On 28 January 2016, ASHRAE announced a call for participants in this year's ASHRAE LowDown Showdown, which will be a part of the ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA SimBuild 2016 Conference, on 10-12 August 2016, in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.A.   The...

Sustainable Building Alliance involved in the VCS (voluntary certification scheme) project

The European Commission launched a call for tender to work out the technical development and the operational requirements of the VCS. A consortium headed by the Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (CSTB) (project leader), with the...

2015, a great year for the Construction21 audience

In more ways than one, 2015 was a very generous year for the social media Construction21. With the development of the network, the internationalisation of the Green Building Solutions Awards and the arrival of new contributors, the...

Seraing - Urban transformation raises ranks of smart cities in Belgium

Seraing gets mobile, raising the ranks of smart cities in Belgium   Last December 2, Agoria, the Belgian federation of technology & industry, organized the 4th edition of its smart cities forum. The day brought...