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Three clusters (environment, digitalisation and resilience) have also been created, and the aim is to design a roadmap with milestones and concrete actions that will help a green and digital transition for the construction ecosystem, which will have a direct impact on companies in the sector.   More information here
Post date: 1 Feb 2023
Type: Link

How will you do it? MODERATE seeks to connect stakeholders in the construction sector with data providers, eventually developing data analytics services that can be transformed into accessible knowledge for end-users.  
Post date: 1 Feb 2023
Type: Link

These data encompass various aspects of the built environment, such as how people and businesses interact with buildings, how the energy data obtained is analysed or the construction details of the building in question.  
Post date: 1 Feb 2023
Type: Link

The 2022 REPowerEU[1] plan considers the electrification of the heating and cooling sector as one of the strategic pathways towards reducing natural gas imports. Reversible heat pumps can cover the space heating, space cooling, and domestic hot water needs of buildings without local pollutant emissions and can exploit renewable heat from air, water and ground. They have the potential to become one of the main enabling technologies, and not only in mild climates.
Post date: 31 Jan 2023
Type: News

"Inform and discuss experiences", this is the motto for measurement teams, planners, craftsmen, architects and energy consultants to meet in Hannover on June 2 and 3, 2023 for the 13th International BUILDAIR Symposium.    All specialist colleagues in Germany, Europe and beyond are cordially invited to participate in shaping the industry meeting.  
Post date: 31 Jan 2023
Type: Event

The production of electricity from renewable sources in the EU increased by almost 5% from 2020 to 2021. Solar power has resulted as the fastest-growing source of electricity.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2023
Type: News

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and El Corte Inglés have signed a financing agreement to implement energy efficiency measures and a digital transformation by 2024 for the well-known Spanish supermarket. In particular, the supermarket´s energy efficiency plan includes improved refrigeration, lighting and air-conditioning, and better consumption management.
Post date: 30 Jan 2023
Type: News

The circular economy is a key enabler for sustainability, resource efficiency and mitigating climate change. Transparency and alignment on circular metrics are critical to establishing a common language across industries and governments aspiring to develop strategies and measure progress on circularity.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2023
Type: Event

The countdown begins for the 2nd session in the Whole Life Carbon webinar series.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2023
Type: Event

The SmartBuilt4EU project has set up four task forces investigating issues related to smart buildings: their objective is to identify the remaining challenges and barriers to smart building deployment, and the associated research and innovation gaps that should be addressed in the near future.   
Post date: 27 Jan 2023
Type: Publication