Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

Concept    The vision of REFLOW is to develop circular and regenerative cities through the re-localisation of production and the re-configuration of material flows at different scales.  
Post date: 5 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Concept The primary aim of the VICINITY project is to provide the owners of connected IoT infrastructures with a decentralized interoperability.   The concept of decentralism is expressed by the fact that the platform includes neither central operator roles, nor central databases to store sensitive data about users.  
Post date: 4 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Concept, Objective and Methodology   EEnvest aims at supporting investors´ decision making process by translating building’s energy efficiency technical requirements into economic indicators.   These indicators are in turn used to evaluate financial risks associated with deep renovation investment and to include non-energy benefits in asset evaluation models.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Concept   The North Sea Region (NSR) contains 22 million houses built in 1950-1985 that are causing 79 Mton CO2 of emissions annually. Current home renovations are being carried out on a limited-scale and many are not to nZEB standard, with three consequences:   - The pace of renovations is too low.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Concept    Increasing the share of renewable energy by accelerating the roll-out of demand-driven smart grids delivering low temperature heating and cooling to NWE cities   The D2GRIDS project aims to develop 5th generation urban heating and cooling networks (5G DHC) in Europe.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Bamboo always has been a basic construction material in tropical latitudes. But generally it has been used for inexpensive shacks, stalls, fences, scaffolding and sunscreens. If not treated, bamboo is highly susceptible to fire and naturally degrades within two or three years, because insects and fungi rapidly devour the sugar-and-starch-rich sap inside the canes.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2019
Type: News

The main objective of the conference is to contribute to sustainable development through dissemination of advanced knowledge which is based on research results and developments in the fields of concrete structures and associated technologies.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2019
Type: News

This World Green Building Week, we’re #BuildingLife and exploring how we can create a green, healthy and climate resilient built environment for all.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2019
Type: Ereignis

Climate change is already underway, and some dangerous consequences include warmer average temperatures and severe and frequent heat waves.   The recent heat waves, which set new temperature records in Europe, has shown that Western, Central and Nordic cities are more vulnerable to heat stress than those already facing heat regularly in the Southern Europe.  
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: Ereignis

Concept   HESMOS will achieve an industry-driven holistic approach for sustainable optimisation of energy performance and emissions (CO2) reduction through integrated design and simulation, while balancing investment, maintenance and reinvestment costs.   Objective and Methodology  
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: Link