building materials

E4 consortium is delighted to introduce the fourth edition of the project newsletter. In this edition of the newsletter, you can find information about the developed RE4 elements, a detailed description of the manufacturing process of the RE4 timber façade panel and the production of the RE4 extruded tiles.   You can also learn about upcoming and recent events of RE4 project.  
Post date: 10 Sep 2019
Type: News

Concept, Objectives and Methodology   To this day, many techniques, tools and approaches have been developed and tested either on a lab scale or in pilot buildings around Europe.  
Post date: 5 Sep 2019
Type: Link

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

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

REGISTRATION   Organisers aim to keep, to the best level possible, equilibrium between applicants from different countries and organisations by screening registration requests before accepting them.    You are kindly requested to limit participation to maximum two people per organisation.  
Post date: 6 Aug 2019
Type: Event

This new residential complex in Tirol, completed in 2018, is a passive house construction with 20 condominiums, 19 underground parking spaces and 8 carport spaces. The structure is U-shaped and is divided, due to the slope, in a basement with underground parking, a ground floor and 4 other above-ground floors.   The outstandingly low levels of energy demand and consequential CO2 emissions have made it achieve the Bronze status of the Austrian klimaaktiv criteria.  
Post date: 26 Jul 2019
Type: Case

Recent innovations in engineered timber have laid the foundations for the world’s first wooden skyscrapers to appear within a decade, a feat that is not only achievable—according to the Centre for Natural Material Innovation—but one they hope will beckon in an era of sustainable wooden cities, helping reverse historic emissions from the construction industry.  
Post date: 9 Jul 2019
Type: News

Getting on track to limit global temperature increase to 1.5°C, as was agreed in Paris back in 2015, would not just be good for our climate, but first and foremost for all citizens.   What changes to the European policy framework and new initiatives could be prepared and implemented in the coming years?   This paper on the zero carbon and circular challenge in the built environment puts forward several policy recommendations.
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

343 abstracts have been submitted and and undergone a blind review. 300 papers have been invited. We thank all authors for their interest and look forward to reading about their work! Registration is now open.   Topics 1-Smart materials for building envelopes (micro- and nanotechnologies) 2-Climate resilient buildings (ecobuildings, retrofit, performance gap)
Post date: 13 Jun 2019
Type: Event

Under the Horizon 2020 programme call ‘Decarbonisation of the EU building stock – innovative approaches and affordable solutions changing the market for building renovation’, the European Commission looked for innovative and affordable solutions for the decarbonisation of buildings in the EU, accelerating the energy renovations of buildings all around Europe.   
Post date: 21 May 2019
Type: News