State of play, digitalisation in construction: The EU construction sector is making progress in the uptake of digital technologies. The integration of digital technologies is often viewed as a key element to tackle some of the main challenges it is faced with, such as labour shortage, competitiveness, resource and energy efficiency, and productivity. In fact, the digitalisation of the construction sector is particularly important in times when the construction sector faces labour shortages and a profitability margin squeeze.
Post date: 8 Ιουν 2021
This Analytical Report is part of the European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO) project. It aims to describe the state of play of digitalisation in the EU construction sector and identify some of its main drivers and challenges. In doing so, the report provides information,evidence and lessons learnt aiming to supporta wide range of stakeholders, including policymakers, who wish to support the integration of digital technologies in the construction sector.
Post date: 3 Ιουν 2021
This B2B and pitching event focusses on Sustainable and Smart Technologies for Cities and invites you to discover multiple business and cooperation opportunities in the field of energy performance, urban mobility, sustainable construction, circularity, low carbon economy and digital transformation. Join us on-line and increase your chances to go international and to find your next international partner.
Post date: 27 Μάιος 2021
Energy experts that advocate heating homes with hydrogen rather than turning to deep renovation and building insulation as their first port of call will make the energy transition more expensive for everyone, says Jan Rosenow from the Regulatory Assistance Project.
Post date: 10 Μάιος 2021
Open Research Europe is an open access publishing platform for the publication of research stemming from Horizon 2020 funding across all subject areas. The platform makes it easy for Horizon 2020 beneficiaries to comply with the open access terms of their funding and offers researchers a publishing venue to share their results and insights rapidly and facilitate open, constructive research discussion.
Post date: 7 Μάιος 2021
The next PowerSKIN Conference is going to be held in Munich on April 9th.
This year, the conference will be held online. You can register now for a free ticket.
The focus of the PowerSKIN Conference 2021 deals with the question of whether simplicity and robustness are in contradiction to good performance or whether they even complement each other:
Post date: 5 Μαρ 2021
One of the lowest carbon emission heating options available today is the heat pump using electricity.
The use of heat pumps for domestic heating and hot water supply is expected to increase in Europe, which is important in the shift to a low-carbon future.
Post date: 1 Μαρ 2021
Old buildings in seismic-prone areas are increasingly vulnerable to earthquakes.
They are also high energy consumers due to their outdated energy designs. Existing retrofitting methods for old buildings treat structural and energy issues separately, disregarding a holistic approach.
Post date: 1 Μαρ 2021
ASHVIN team has released the 1st version of its IoT platform, which will serve as the backbone of key project activities.
ASHVIN IoT platform (AIP) is a modern, scalable and secure IoT platform which can be deployed in cloud or on premise. It is meant to be run on Linux machines, but can be also deployed on Mac and Windows machines natively.
Post date: 24 Φεβ 2021
This chapter of the Energy Efficiency 2020 report by IEA focuses on Buildings.
A complex interplay of factors will determine how the Covid-19 crisis influences energy intensity in the buildings sector in the coming years.
In the short term, three trends are visible:
Post date: 11 Φεβ 2021