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Workshop is dedicated to those who are interested in topics such as circular economy, sustainability, energy effciency, reuse of construction demolition waste and innovations in costruction sector.   H2020 research and innovation project RE4 is pleased to invite industrial companies, researchers, professionals and wide public interested in the topic of circular economy for the public workshop called “Build a fully recycled house? Yes we can!”.  
Post date: 19 Dec 2019
Type: Event

Futurebuild is the leading built environment event to meet and learn, be inspired and do business, which takes place from 03-05 March 2020. The event will focus on exploring and tackling the biggest challenges impacting the industry and is a unique destination for visitors to gain unrivalled insight and hands-on experience around the latest innovations, products and materials in order to address these challenges.  
Post date: 18 Dec 2019
Type: Event

This project was the refurbishment of an early 19th C croft house. 3-bay, single-storey and attic, rectangular-plan crofting cottage situated on high ground overlooking Braemar village in the Cairngorms National Park. Rubble with lime render and pointing. Corrugated-iron roof covering heather thatch.   NORTH ELEVATION: Timber lean-to porch to centre, breaking eaves with timber door to left side; windows flanking. Smaller single windows to S and W elevations.  
Post date: 18 Dec 2019
Type: Case

The Green Finance Institute announced the formation of the Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings (CEEB), which aims to develop the market for financing net-zero carbon and climate-resilient buildings in the UK by accelerating the pace of financial innovation and scale-up.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2019
Type: News

Urbanisation and climate change call for new solutions to maintain and improve the quality of life in our cities. Public green space has a positive effect on biodiversity, climate, wellness and air quality. This impact ensures that cities are becoming better places to live and work. ‘Green Cities for a Sustainable Europe´ is a platform that encourages the greening of public spaces by providing innovative ideas, information based on scientific research, and technical expertise.
Post date: 13 Dec 2019
Type: Link

Build a fully recycled house? Yes, you can with RE4 prefabricated building elements incorporating up to 100% of construction demolition waste! RE4 is a H2020 project which after 4 years has developed and tested on three demo sites in Europe and one demo in Taiwan, an energy efficient prefabricated elements for building refurbishment and construction, including an innovative mobile robotic sorting system.   Now the project is at its end and would like to share the outcomes during the four consecutive webinars.
Post date: 11 Dec 2019
Type: Link

The Government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a “Future Homes Standard” for England, to be operable from 2025. There are to be proposed interim measures applicable from 2020. The aim is to ensure that new build homes in England will be future-proofed, with low carbon heating and world-leading levels of energy efficiency.  
Post date: 10 Dec 2019
Type: News

Climate change is threatening historic places across the world, especially in the world’s northern regions. The international Adapt Northern Heritage Conference 2020 will explore practices and research concerned with: ·     assessing the environmental impacts of climate change and their associated risks on historic places ·     planning and/or implementing adaptation measures to make historic places more resilient to climate change, where possible, or alternatively manage their loss
Post date: 6 Dec 2019
Type: Event

The main goal of EnDurCrete Project is to develop a new cost-effective sustainable reinforced concrete for long lasting and added value applications.   
Post date: 2 Dec 2019
Type: Link

Endurcrete project includes the design & realization of 2 samples of sensorized concrete panels. This video introduces you to both samples.   The main goal of EnDurCrete Project is to develop a new cost-effective sustainable reinforced concrete for long lasting and added value applications.  
Post date: 2 Dec 2019
Type: Link