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Empowering energy education is a milestone for a less energy-consuming society. To achieve this, apps may help but the challenge is to make them really usable for the many   From home automation to bill management, our relationship with the electric systems in buildings is nowadays mainly based on the use of applications. In 2019 energy-saving software is hardly a novelty, and app stores are full of solutions to help consumers to manage electricity in the most virtuous way.  
Post date: 16 Ιαν 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

What makes you think BIM is the way forward for the construction sector to meet carbon emission targets? According to the International Energy Agency (IEA) the global buildings sector is now responsible for 36% of global final energy consumption as well as accounting for nearly 40% of total direct and indirect carbon dioxide emissions.  
Post date: 15 Ιαν 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

As part of the sustainability planning within BIMcert and with other EU BIM projects we have collaborated to form BIMalliance.  The primary aim of this is to enable BIMcert to develop an exploitation plan in collaboration with other partners. This collaboration also enables all partners in BIMalliance to share materials, modules and learning material.
Post date: 15 Ιαν 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

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 Ιαν 2020
Type: Σύνδεσμος

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 Ιαν 2020
Type: Σύνδεσμος

The INSTITUTE FOR EUROPEAN ENERGY AND CLIMATE POLICY (IEECP) is a non-for-profit research organisation that brings together some of Europe’s leading interdisciplinary experts on climate change, energy efficiency and renewable energy policy.   Our members are well renowned experts in the fields of climate change, energy efficiency, and renewable energy policy. IEECP carries out detailed studies and top quality research projects in these policy fields.
Post date: 14 Ιαν 2020
Type: Σύνδεσμος

In the French overseas territories, a large proportion of the population, subject to various constraints, has settled in areas exposed to high risks, particularly coastal areas. The impacts of climate change, in particular the expected rise in sea level, will lead to an increasing need to relocate these populations.
Post date: 2 Ιαν 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

District heating and cooling systems are a viable sustainable solution to provide heat and cold in urban environments. In this paper, experts describe fifth generation district heating and cooling (5GDHC) systems and show how this concept differs from conventional district heating systems.  
Post date: 2 Ιαν 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

More than 35 billion tonnes of non-metallic minerals are extracted from the Earth every year. These materials mainly end up being used to build homes, schools, offices and hospitals. It’s a staggering amount of resources, and it’s only too likely to increase in the coming years as the global population continues to grow.  
Post date: 2 Ιαν 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

Discover the last part of the international ceremony of the 2019 Green Solutions Awards! An event that took place on November 4, 2019 during the Batimat exhibition. The aim of the Green Solutions Awards is to highlight sustainable buildings, districts and infrastructures. The winning projects are pioneering constructions that can be widely replicated to help to fight global warming.  
Post date: 2 Ιαν 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις