20 oktober 2017 te Groningen, Nederland De woningbouwsector in de EU-lidstaten, die 200 miljoen eenheden vertegenwoordigt en ongeveer 27% van het energieverbruik in de EU vertegenwoordigt, wordt geconfronteerd met een enorme uitdaging om de CO2-uitstoot drastisch te verminderen en in 2050 energie-neutraal te worden.
Post date: 10 Ott 2017
How to find new projects and build an investor base as a newly launched crowdfunding platform
Newly launched crowdfunding platforms for renewable energy projects often face the challenge to find projects that are suitable for their platform. A clear identification of the platform’s clients is crucial, be it renewable energy project developers, SMEs or project contractors.
Post date: 5 Ott 2017
Built environment simulation and design computation have become ubiquitous throughout the design world, from small scale offices to multinational firms. Simulation workflows harness the ever-growing power of personal computers, and the increasing use of cloud computing, to aid design teams in their increasingly complex endeavours throughout the globe. Disciplinary boundaries are blurring, as simulation-based decision support systems bring experts from various fields together to develop low-tech solutions, using high-tech simulation tools.
Post date: 4 Ott 2017
One Click LCA is the highest rated Life-Cycle Assessment software for BREEAM, with a 100% Mat 01 rating, which means our users can achieve maximal LCA credits easily. We also provide modules for Life-Cycle Costing, Infrastructure, and Ecodesign, and we are compliant with more than 20 certification schemes, including LEED, BREEAM, DGNB, Energie Carbone, HQE, and many more.
Post date: 29 Set 2017
The Horizon 2020 funded project AZEB (Affordable Zero Energy Buildings) aims to achieve significant construction and lifecycle cost reductions of new NZEB’s through integral process optimisation in all construction phases. Optimising construction processes to fully integrate available solutions in the areas of process, technology and contracting is seen as the largest potential in lifecycle cost reduction. The project will create a common methodology for cost effective NZEB.
The main steps of the AZEB project are to:
Post date: 28 Set 2017
European Utility Week will take place in Amsterdam, from 3-5 October 2017. The event is a business, innovation, networking and information platform.
Post date: 18 Set 2017
The organic pollution decomposing properties of titanium dioxide (TiO2) have been known for about half a century. However, practical applications have been few and hard to develop, but now a Greek paint producer claims to have found a solution
Post date: 17 Set 2017
Sustainability is one of the main topics of the Housing and the Innovation Agenda that Aedes- the Association of Dutch social housing corporations- members agreed upon before the summer. In the coming years, they will make their dwellings more energy efficient and increase the pace.
On a short term basis, the sector wants to attain an average energy label B for the total stock of social dwellings by 2021. This calls for an acceleration of investment in solar panels, insulation and heating network connections.
Post date: 14 Set 2017
CHESS SETUP is a project designing a solution to provide energy from renewable sources to buildings.
The project´s first divulgation article aiming to explain and popularize CHESS SETUP's working principle and main objectives is available here.
Post date: 7 Set 2017
Tabelle di marcia per l'Energia (R4E) è un progetto finanziato dall'UE sotto il programma Orizzonte 2020, che mira a sviluppare un nuovo tipo di strategia energetica attraverso visioni e le tabelle di marcia per le 8 città partner, in co-creazione con i relativi portatori di interesse locali. Il progetto si concentra su tre aree all'interno del dominio dell'energia sostenibile che sono strettamente connessi con i comuni, ordinati per distanze principali responsabilità: smart building, smart mobility, smart e spazi urbani.
Post date: 17 Ago 2017