BIM is a key part of the fourth revolution (digitalisation) of the AEC industry (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) and an enabling tool for a cleaner and more sustainable build environment.
This has been recognised by the European commission, and several H2020 funded projects, including BIMcert, are focusing in providing training frameworks and support in order to upskill the industry.
Post date: 20 Jan 2020
International Energy Agency (IEA) for Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Annex 70 – Building Energy Epidemiology: Analysis of real building energy use at scale.
What is Annex 70?
Annex 70 is an international collaboration of researchers, industry and government from across the globe who are working to develop methods for improving the empirical evidence on energy demand in the building stock.
Post date: 17 Jan 2020
Post date: 16 Jan 2020
European Technology & Innovation Platforms (ETIPs) have been created by the European Commission in the framework of the new Integrated Roadmap Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET Plan) by bringing together a multitude of stakeholders and experts from the energy sector.
The ETIP Smart Networks for Energy Transition (SNET) role is to guide Research, Development & Innovation (RD&I) to support Europe’s energy transition, more specifically, its mission is to:
Post date: 14 Jan 2020
buildingSMART is the worldwide industry body driving the digital transformation of the built asset industry. buildingSMART is committed to delivering improvement by the creation and adoption of open, international standards and solutions for infrastructure and buildings. buildingSMART is the community for visionaries working to transform the design, construction, operation and maintenance of built assets. buildingSMART is an open, neutral and international not-for-profit organization.
Post date: 14 Jan 2020
Shaping the ethical dimensions of smart information systems (SIS) – a European perspective
Post date: 10 Jan 2020
Last BUILD UP webinar counted on the participation of the EU-funded projects dealing with energy users engagement to improve energy performances in buildings.
Although many people are concerned about the environment, this does not always translate into taking practical steps to reduce domestic energy consumption.
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
SHERPA (SHared knowledge for Energy Renovation in buildings by Public Administrations) is a Testing and Capitalising EU project financed by the Interreg Med Programme under Specific Objective 2.1 (“to raise capacity for better management of energy in public buildings at transnational level”).
Post date: 18 Jul 2017
This report, released by the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT), analyses key barriers, while presenting current national trends and solutions for how commercial real estate professionals, energy management information systems (EMIS) vendors, utilities, and local government actors can spread the usage of EMIS and with it create lasting change in energy management.
Post date: 27 Jan 2017
One of the key issues facing modern cities today is to avoid municipalities being locked in to technology from a single provider, and to ensure they are free to transition to the most convenient products and services for citizens offered by competitors
As more and more cities launch projects to become smart, a substantial need is emerging: the ability to share the various models across the world so that they can be replicated anywhere.
Post date: 12 Sep 2016