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The results of the first pan-European tendering procedure for serial and modular construction have been announced. Nine bidders were awarded the contract in Berlin today for their innovative housing concepts, from which member companies of the umbrella association of the housing industry can now select GdW.
Post date: 13 May 2019
Type: Publication

The German housing association (GdW Bundesverband deutscher Wohnungs) has published a report. This report explores the housing requirements of the future. In this study, it has been proposed that the new (future) housing requirements can be classified into eight overarching trends:  
Post date: 13 May 2019
Type: Publication

The H2020 ExcEED project takes the pulse of the actual energy consumed by last generation of buildings.  
Post date: 13 May 2019
Type: Event

Researchers are developing low-cost technologies to tackle indoor air pollution that is a growing menace. A new generation of electrostatic filters can capture even the smallest particles of household pollutants, using a little amount of energy  
Post date: 10 May 2019
Type: News

Building information modelling (BIM) has disrupted the construction industry. The digital technology represents and processes all the characteristics of a building in its whole life-cycle, allowing architects, engineers and construction professionals to design and manage it in a more efficient way  
Post date: 10 May 2019
Type: News

Green Finance is an important and developing trend that is increasing investments into environmentally and socially responsible projects while reducing financial risk to those lending for those projects. This concept creates a tremendous opportunity to positively transform the health and environmental performance, quality, comfort and financial viability of Europe's new and existing housing stock.  
Post date: 10 May 2019
Type: Event

The H2020 ExcEED project takes the pulse of the actual energy consumed by last generation of buildings.  
Post date: 9 May 2019
Type: News

Building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) technology has the potential to significantly contribute to the achievement of the demanding energy efficiency targets set by the EU, however, its market uptake has been hindered in the past years by the difficulties of the industry in providing holistic solutions complying with key demands from decision makers and end-users.
Post date: 9 May 2019
Type: Link

The INSTITUTE FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY conducts applied research on ADVANCED ENERGY SYSTEMS, based on or including SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SOURCES.  
Post date: 9 May 2019
Type: Link

The objective of the project is to provide communities with the technology and support to help reduce energy consumption in their homes and to investigate ways in which communities can work towards more sustainable life styles. It is an ongoing three year project with pilot studies in Brussels (Belgium), Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Bergen (Norway).   Aim: “Reduce electricity consumption in households through community participation and technological solutions”:
Post date: 9 May 2019
Type: Link