European Member States have different legislation in place and systems to run Energy performance certificate (EPC) schemes. X-tendo proposes conceptual approaches for features combining new ideas with existing methods to work towards developing innovative indicators that could be tested and integrated into the EPC schemes of the implementing countries.
Post date: 2 Sep 2020
Sustainable Places is the only annual international conference focused on showcasing results of EU projects on innovation for the built environment. The 8th edition, Sustainable Places 2020 (27-30 October 2020), will be held over four days in virtual format to facilitate thematic presentations and fruitful discussion on topics such as circular economy, digital twins, BIPV, local energy communities, sustainable digital infrastructure, etc.
Post date: 1 Sep 2020
Europe is known for its valuable built environment, which includes many historic homes and beautiful buildings. But peel back this façade and you’ll find that many are grossly inefficient. In fact, Europe’s buildings consume 40% of all the energy used across the continent and, in doing so, are responsible for 36% of all CO2 emissions.
Post date: 28 Aug 2020
The world needs more diverse stories about a sustainable future. World Summit on Digital Built Environment gives us a story told through our colorful ecosystem of future builders. By redefining the concept of a summit we promise you an access to virtual experience, co-created festival and innovation platform highlighting the brightest minds and digital solutions improving our urban future.
Post date: 3 Aug 2020
Will this place make me sick? That’ll be the question on the minds of anxious occupants as they begin returning to offices. And it’ll be up to you, the fearless facility manager, to allay those fears.
That’s no small order.
Post date: 29 Jul 2020
What is Facility Management?
Who manages one of your organization’s largest assets with one of the largest operating budgets? Your facility manager.
Facility management (FM) is a profession that encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure functionality, comfort, safety and efficiency of the built environment by integrating people, place, process and technology.
Post date: 17 Jul 2020
Last year the main focus was on improving the energy performance of buildings. Reducing the use of fossil fuels and the direct and indirect CO₂ emission of buildings caused by heating, cooling and ventilating and at the same time improving or safeguarding the indoor environmental quality.
Post date: 16 Jul 2020
While the Covid-19 pandemic is still ongoing and the analysis of its impact will require time, the European institutions are discussing the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and the EU Recover Plan, notably the overall financial size of the package and its funding priorities.
Post date: 1 Jul 2020
On 17th June the European Commission hosted the 8th annual meeting of the High-Level Tripartite Strategic Forum of Construction 2020, a 2012 Strategy by the EC to boost the competitiveness of the European construction sector. The meeting gathered online 100 persons from different departments of the EC, national competent ministries and construction sector’s stakeholders.
Post date: 1 Jul 2020
Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.
Quantum Leap | Costa Rica
Sep 2 - 4, 2020 San Jose, Costa Rica
Post date: 29 Jun 2020