The 13th edition of the economic trends survey carried out by the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) confirms the positive signs and trends already observed in the previous surveys: the architectural market is gradually recovering and the general mood of the profession is improving – although the situation still differs greatly from one country to another.
Post date: 22 Jan 2015
All over Europe cities and towns strive to become climate smart. They revamp their energy districts, step-by-step, while looking across borders to learn from best practices.
Post date: 8 Jan 2015
Citizens living in near-zero energy districts will make significant savings and benefit from an increased comfort in their homes
Post date: 7 Jan 2015
Zero-energy districts are the only possible future for European cities, as costs associated with palliating the effects of climate change soar, but there are many challenges ahead
Post date: 7 Jan 2015
Eleven cities which have become known as the CITyFiED City Cluster
are urban areas that will frequently partake in all the new methods and discoveries that will come out of demo sites in Lund, Soma and Laguna and form a part of the CITyFiED project.
Through virtual modelling, the cities will be first in line to see how the CITyFiED city district retrofitting approach could be applicable to their own cities and areas.
Post date: 30 Oct 2014
The Bricker project aims at significantly boosting the energy efficiency of working buildings by combining passive and active technologiesThere is nothing like the real world to reveal a project’s true worth. This is why a project called BRICKER will test its mettle out by retrofitting public buildings situated in three different countries in three different climatic zones. The goal: to significantly boost the energy efficiency of these working buildings by combining passive and active technologies in a system that could be rolled out across Europe.
Post date: 30 Sep 2014
Keeping pace with the global changes, the Smart Buildings will be a new accent of the 9th Eco Forum & Exhibition for South-East Europe organized by Via Expo. The event will be a platform for know-how transfer and new business contacts with the local players: experts, managers, investors and municipality representatives from South-East Europe, attending the Forum. The Conference
Post date: 26 Aug 2014
A show case performed in Liege, Belgium, demonstrates how to turn a high school into an energy efficient and comfortable learning environment.
Post date: 1 Aug 2014
One of main goals of the Sophia project is to make some of the existing top-class PV Research Infrastructures available for the benefit of the whole European photovoltaic community.The project provides European researchers and companies with the opportunity to develop their own research projects through the Transnational Access (TA) to the Sophia consortium's Research Infrastructures (RI) – free-of-charge and supported by the European Commission. KUBIK by Tecnalia is one of the Research Infrastructures that participates in the SOPHIA project.
Post date: 21 Jul 2014
More sustainable production of energy-efficient and fire-rated insulated metal panels for the European construction industryHorgen, SWITZERLAND, July 4, 2014.
Post date: 16 Jul 2014