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According to recent estimates, the construction sector accounts for 40% of the energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. Decarbonising the building stock has therefore become one of the strategic priorities of the European Union and is among the main pillars of the European Green Deal.  
Post date: 1 dec 2020
Type: Nyheder

With its Green Deal, the EU under the leadership of Ursula von der Leyen has caused quite a stir. When it comes to climate protection and sustainability, there’s a new spirit of optimism.   It’s right and important that the building industry plays a central role on this path to becoming the ‘first carbon-neutral continent’. The penny has finally dropped and not been ‘lobbied off the stage’ by reservations and objections.  
Post date: 30 nov 2020
Type: Nyheder

The World Green Building Council joins nine international organisations to sign a letter to COP26 President, Alok Sharma, requesting a Built Environment Day at the climate summit in November 2021.   The day at COP26 would be dedicated to the action pathways to accelerate the decarbonisation of the built environment, and it will demonstrate how business and governments are catalysing solutions to the climate crisis.  
Post date: 30 nov 2020
Type: Nyheder

Become now an international DGNB Consultant and position yourself in the growing market of sustainable buildings. DGNB Consultants carry out auditing work for DGNB Certificates and Pre-certificates for buildings and districts.   The training to become a DGNB Consultant entails you to work closely with the design team and the client during the design and construction process within the meaning of the DGNB Certification.  
Post date: 30 nov 2020
Type: Nyheder

TOn 26th November 2020, in normal times, FEDARENE members, Roger Leron Award finalists and stakeholders of the sustainable energy field would have gathered in Brussels for the annual Roger Leron Award Ceremony.  
Post date: 29 nov 2020
Type: Nyheder

Concept and objectives:   BIM2TWIN aims to build a Digital Building Twin (DBT) platform for construction management that implements lean principles to reduce operational waste of all kinds, shortening schedules, reducing costs, enhancing quality and safety and reducing carbon footprint.  
Post date: 27 nov 2020
Type: Link

The aim of this Fellowship is to develop the professional prowess, advanced training, interdisciplinary skills, high-impact dissemination, and practical experience commensurate with a leading independent researcher in the EU. The aim of the project is to investigate the building and engineering techniques utilized in constructing Hadrian’s Villa.  
Post date: 26 nov 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   DuRSAAM is a collaborative PhD framework creating a critical mass of experts skilled in innovative alkali-activated material (AAM) concrete, as a key enabling technology for a sustainable and resilient built environment.  
Post date: 26 nov 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Europe’s construction, logistics and agriculture sectors face multiple challenges related to increasing productivity and boosting efficiency. In response, the EU-funded MORE project has brought together five heavy duty mobile (HDM) equipment companies (J. Deere, Liebherr, Bosch Rexroth, HIAB, Volvo CE) and four highly specialised academic groups.  
Post date: 25 nov 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Based on EU environmental requirements, all new buildings from 2021 (public buildings from 2019) must be nearly-zero-energy buildings (nZEBs), which means a building with very high energy performance.  
Post date: 25 nov 2020
Type: Link