Building professionals

The aim of this report is to present the results of the first part of the ECCoPro consultation process: October 2017 to January 2018. The first part of the report describes how a framework for holistic energy efficiency training of building professionals could operate. The second part presents an attempt to define key energy efficiency skills for each group of building professionals.
Post date: 15 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

  The Energy Efficient Home program entails at “attractive” and sustainable financial mechanism aimed at implementing household energy efficiency measures. The Ministry of Economy has secured EUR 120,000 to subsidize interest rates and fees charged by banks when processing applications for loans to finance the purchase and installation of heating systems using modern types of biomass (pellets, briquettes), thermal insulation, and energy efficient windows and doors.
Post date: 15 Oct 2018
Type: News

While focusing in energy efficiency of buildings, Build UP portal acknowledge the relevance of an integrated approach to the overarching goal of reducing environmental footprint of buildings. The rational and efficient use of materials and construction systems and the minimization of waste production from the construction sector are essential target areas with high potential of amelioration of critical indicators.
Post date: 15 Oct 2018
Type: News

Energy conservation has become one of the primary goals of architecture and engineering design today, especially when retrofitting existing buildings.
Post date: 15 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

New technological methods for increasing quality and quantity of recovered construction & demolition waste, promoting the consideration of end-of-life management of buildings and building components at their design stage, and enhancing awareness of the impact construction materials and debris have on health and the environment, will be presented during the final conference of HISER.
Post date: 12 Oct 2018
Type: News

The EPBD recast established that all new buildings have to reach by the end of 2020 the nZEB target set by the Member States. The scope of this report is to provide a CRAVEzero cost spreadsheet, implementing a comprehensive and structured methodology in order to evaluate the LCC with a particular focus on nZEBs.   Methodology adopted
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

Nobatek/INEF4, a French RTO involved in H2020 projects, is organizing a 1 day conference in Bordeaux on the 23rd of October, called DIGITAL TOOLS Conference - Digitalise or die: New tools for the construction sector. European experts on BIM and digitalization of the construction sector will speak about the opportunities, challenges and barriers of the digital transformation of the construction sector. The topics addressed will be both technical and research-oriented and above all market-oriented.  
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: Event

A good Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) encompassing air quality, thermal comfort, lighting and acoustics, is a cornerstone to ensure health, comfort, wellbeing and productivity of the building occupants, who spend around 90% of their time indoor. Building occupants can thus provide important feedback on how buildings perform. The way they perceive the indoor environmental conditions can affect their comfort, health, productivity.
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

We are glad to share with you video report about the ECO-Binder project which was created by Euronews and published in their Futuris series.
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: Link

The engagement of stakeholders during the development process of the iBRoad project is considered of high value since the beginning. Following the stakeholders’ mapping procedure, a process that included the identification, the analysis, the visualisation and the prioritisation steps for each stakeholder, namely the levels of expertise, influence, involvement necessity and interest to the project, the first round of physical meetings took place during February and March 2018 in 8 countries.  
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: News