Building operation, monitoring, energy management

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As part of the sustainability planning within BIMcert and with other EU BIM projects we have collaborated to form BIMalliance.  The primary aim of this is to enable BIMcert to develop an exploitation plan in collaboration with other partners. This collaboration also enables all partners in BIMalliance to share materials, modules and learning material.
Post date: 15 Jan 2020
Type: News

The Odyssee database contains detailed energy consumption by end-use and their drivers as well as energy efficiency and CO2 related indicators. Latest available data is providing by national representatives, such as energy agencies or statistical organization, from all EU countries as well as Norway, Switzerland and Serbia.  
Post date: 15 Jan 2020
Type: Tool

BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER   Advanced designs of new homes are starting to feature mechanical systems that bring outdoor air into the home.   Some of these designs include energy-efficient heat recovery ventilators (also known as air-to-air heat exchangers).  
Post date: 14 Jan 2020
Type: Event

The buildings and construction sector accounted for 36% of final energy use and 39% of energy and process-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2018, 11% of which resulted from manufacturing building materials and products such as steel, cement and glass. This year’s Global Status Report provides an update on drivers of CO2 emissions and energy demand globally since 2017, along with examples of policies, technologies and investments that support low-carbon building stocks.  
Post date: 14 Jan 2020
Type: Publication

The Bauen & Energie is the leading platform for trends in building, energy efficiency, smart home, spa and wellness in Lower Austria, Vienna, Burgenland and neighbouring countries.   On 35,000 m² our 500 exhibitors meet an audience with purchasing power and our trade visitors appreciate the exhibition as an ideal place for networking and exchange within the industry.  
Post date: 13 Jan 2020
Type: Event

Climamed 2020 will be hosted by Ordem dos Engenheiros, and will have as its motto “Towards Climate-Neutral Mediterranean Buildings and Cities”, intending to represent a meaningful contribution to the solution of the problems posed to humanity by Climate Changes. Papers related to the various topics that are related to the challenge of providing well-being to people in buildings in a sustainable way and in a scenario where resilience and adaptation will surely be required are very much welcome to the congress.  
Post date: 13 Jan 2020
Type: News

Shaping the ethical dimensions of smart information systems (SIS) – a European perspective
Post date: 10 Jan 2020
Type: Link

EcoHouse è una nuova manifestazione che propone materiali e tecnologie per l’efficienza energetica.   EcoHouse si affianca alla 12° edizione di Progetto Fuoco, che con più di 750 espositori e oltre 75.000 visitatori, è il più importante appuntamento mondiale per il settore del riscaldamento a biomassa.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2020
Type: Event

The seventh edition of the Trade Fair for Low-energy, Passive and Zero-energy Buildings FOR PASIV has registered a large growth of interest among both exhibitors and visitors this year again. This was supported in a significant way also by the FOR WOOD Trade Fair where more than 70 firms were presenting their products and services this year.
Post date: 9 Jan 2020
Type: Event

PROJECT DESCRIPTION   To meet the global and European challenges of reducing the GHG emissions from the construction sector, Build-in-Wood will develop a sustainable and innovative wood value chain for the construction of multi-storey wood buildings. The ambition of the project is to make optimized and cost effective wood construction methods common practice in the European construction sector.  
Post date: 9 Jan 2020
Type: Link