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Sub­mit your ab­stract now un­til 15 Feb­ru­ary 2021!   Pass­ive House - The key to sus­tain­able build­ings! is the slo­gan of the up­com­ing 25th In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce in Ger­many´s Wup­per­tal. Ab­stracts on the top­ics be­low can now be sub­mit­ted on­line un­til 15 Feb­ru­ary 2021.   Who can sub­mit an ab­stract?  
Post date: 13 Jan 2021
Type: News

A King’s College London research study seeks to determine whether and how real estate companies are complying with the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, the role of the real estate sector in achieving the European Union’s climate impact portfolio, and the environmental outputs for European buildings complying with the EPBD.  
Post date: 12 Jan 2021
Type: News

Concept and objectives:   A breakthrough in micro-energy harvesting and storage technologies is required to cover the increasing demand of autonomous wireless sensor nodes (WSN) for the future Internet of Things (IoT), which is considered one of the five technologies that will change the world by connecting 27 billion devices and generating €2 trillion market by 2025.  
Post date: 11 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Concept:   As the internet grows, the detection of and reaction to cyber attacks is critical. The EU-funded SIFIS-HOME project aims to provide a secure-by-design and consistent software framework that will improve the security and resilience of interconnected smart home systems at all stack levels.   The project also targets software developers, empowering them to create safe, secure and privacy aware applications to provide additional smart home functionalities.
Post date: 11 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Concept:   The underlying concept of the InnoRenew project is to develop and operate a new Centre of Excellence, the InnoRenew CoE, that will conduct cutting edge scientific research related to renewable materials utilisation, develop industrially relevant applications of scientific developments and innovations, support businesses in their implementation of RDI activities and outcomes, and liaise with policy makers to direct more support to companies and research in the forest sector.
Post date: 11 Jan 2021
Type: Link

  Jan 14   “Think Big! Is industrialisation of energy renovations the best route to scale up the Renovation Wave?”   by EuroACE - Energy Efficient Buildings   Free   Actions and Detail Panel  
Post date: 11 Jan 2021
Type: Ereignis

Concept:   Using ambient energy that would otherwise be lost such as heat, light or sound, energy harvesting is well known for its applications in solar cells. Moreover, the technology has numerous new innovative uses thanks to recent digital trends, including the Internet of Things.  
Post date: 8 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Concept:   Today, multi-disciplinary teams from all over the world have to collaborate in order to bring a physical product from idea to market. A professional design tool enabling them to work collaboratively in real-time, directly in 3D would ease this process.   But building a design platform for manipulating and rendering large 3D data in real time for such a wide range of users is an enormous technological challenge.  
Post date: 8 Jan 2021
Type: Link

This edition of BUILD UP Expert Talks hosts Myriam Olivier, PhD in civil engineering, Mission head at ASTUS-construction, France.   She has worked in the domains of Energy Efficiency and Building Information Management and Modelling for several years and has coordinated and worked in a number of international research projects, including the recently completed H2020 BIMplement project.  
Post date: 8 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Before the refurbishment started, the local authority had around 1,500 bedsits right across the city. Known as zero-bed units, they were small – usually no more than 26 square metres – and as they aged, they became progressively less attractive to tenants.   Moreover, the more unattractive the location, the more ‘de-tenanted’ they became. So began a vicious cycle of vacancy, dilapidation and social deterioration.  
Post date: 8 Jan 2021
Type: Fall