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The Swiss BiPV Competence Centre was created in 2005 within the Institute for Applied Sustainability to the Built Environment (ISAAC).   It aims to combine the competences of the department of Architecture of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) with those of ISAAC offering a new and appropriate approach to photovoltaics for architects.  
Post date: 8 May 2019
Type: Link

The Belgian Building Research Institute is a private research institute founded in 1960 under impulse of the National Federation of Belgian Building Contractors in application of the so-called "De Groote" decree-law of 1947.   This decree-law named after the former Minister of Economic Affairs was specifically aimed at the promotion of applied research in the construction industry, in order to improve its competitiveness.  
Post date: 8 May 2019
Type: Link

Les clusters Habitat Sustentável (Portugal) et CAP Construction (Belgique) ont le plaisir de vous inviter ce 27 mai à une après-midi de conférences centrées sur la « Rénovation Durable des Bâtiments dans les Centres Urbains », suivie d’une séance de networking avec des entreprises portugaises actives sur la thématique.  
Post date: 2 May 2019
Type: Event

The De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP) is an open source database for energy efficiency investments performance monitoring and benchmarking that provides detailed analysis and evidence on the performance of energy efficiency investments to support the assessment of the related benefits and financial risks.  
Post date: 11 Apr 2019
Type: Tool

"Our Planet, our Cities, our Homes" https://www.socialhousingfestival.com/be-part-of-the-2nd-international-social-housing-festival-in-lyon-4-8-june-2019/   The International Social Housing Festival is traveling to Lyon in summer 2019
Post date: 29 Mar 2019
Type: Event

After almost four years of the fruitful international cooperation, project BERTIM will soon finalize its activities. The project’s Final Conference will be held as a part of one of the most important events for the wood and wood construction sector: Forum Bois Construction 2019, on 3rd - 5th of April, in Epinal/Nancy, France. BERTIM experts will present their articles on particular aspects of projects holistic solution.
Post date: 26 Mar 2019
Type: Event

Location:  Rue Vanpé 50, 1190 Forest, BrusselsClient:   Forest CPASConstruction Budget: 1471 €/m² - excl.VATGross Area: 1017 m²   The project embraces the thorough renovation a building from the 1930s. The CPAS of Forest Municipality of Brussels brought together its various services there in 2005.  To preserve the façade (exterior walls, windows and doors), the walls have been insulated from the inside by 20 cm of cellulose.
Post date: 21 Mar 2019
Type: Case

Programme: Sports Equipment   /  Location: Rue du champ de l'Eglise 73 - 1020 Brussels Client: City of Brussels Refurbishment Budget: (technical installations + energy envelope):  € 3,49 M excl.VAT Area: 6088 m² net / 8778 m² brut  
Post date: 21 Mar 2019
Type: Case

The SCOoPE Project objective is to reduce energy consumption, by implementing cost-effective energy solutions, at a short term in a range between 10% and 15% directly in 81 businesses in the sectors of crop drying, meat and poultry, dairy, and fruit and vegetables transformation.  
Post date: 12 Mar 2019
Type: Link

Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) construction and renovation need an enhanced systematic approach for the quality control of the entire process. This is the first prerequisite to reduce the gap between designed (predicted) and actual performances of buildings, both in terms of energy efficiency and in indoor environmental quality. The most important part of this enhanced quality control approach is a fully qualified and equipped workforce, capable to implement, execute and perform all the necessary labor actions with a full understanding of the responsibility of
Post date: 12 Mar 2019
Type: Link