Residential buildings

Concept, Objective and Methodology​   Building Information Modelling is a critical element in the digitalization of the construction industry, which is necessary in order to unleash huge efficiency and productivity improvements.  
Post date: 4 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Concept, Objectives and Methodology BIM4EEB aims to foster the renovation industry by developing an attractive and powerful BIM-based toolset able to support designers in the design and planning phase, construction companies to efficiently carry out the work and service companies to provide attractive solutions for building retrofitting.  
Post date: 4 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Concept and Objectives   The main objective of ENCORE is to increase the share of renovated stock in Europe and worldwide by providing effective and affordable BIM tools that cover the whole renovation life-cycle (from data collection to project execution, and commissioning/delivery).  
Post date: 4 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Concept, Objective and Methodology   EEnvest aims at supporting investors´ decision making process by translating building’s energy efficiency technical requirements into economic indicators.   These indicators are in turn used to evaluate financial risks associated with deep renovation investment and to include non-energy benefits in asset evaluation models.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Climate change is already underway, and some dangerous consequences include warmer average temperatures and severe and frequent heat waves.   The recent heat waves, which set new temperature records in Europe, has shown that Western, Central and Nordic cities are more vulnerable to heat stress than those already facing heat regularly in the Southern Europe.  
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: Event

IEEE Smart City Planning and Technology Standard Series - How to Build a Smart City: Exploring the IEEE Smart City Planning and Technology Standard P2784   Public agency leaders, whether city managers, public works directors, or elected officials, need to answer the critical question: “What do I actually do to define and build my Smart City.”  
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: Event

Concept   HESMOS will achieve an industry-driven holistic approach for sustainable optimisation of energy performance and emissions (CO2) reduction through integrated design and simulation, while balancing investment, maintenance and reinvestment costs.   Objective and Methodology  
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: Link

The goal of the Perlita Project is to show a new path for low energy consumption buildings in Los Angeles and in Southern California through realistic, affordable and reproducible solutions.   The main focus was the energy efficiency. We followed the PassiveHouse standard path, which is the leading international low energy building standard with more than 85,000 buildingsaround the globe in all climate zones, to deliver ahigh level of comfort with very low energy consumption.  
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: Case

Climats chauds : de quoi parle-t-on ?   La zone climatique chaude considérée dans le cadre de ce dossier correspond peu ou prou aux régions du monde dont le climat est, au sens de la classification de Köppen, un climat soit équatorial, soit de mousson, soit de savane, soit désertique chaud, soit semi-aride chaud.   Ce choix de périmètre tient en premier lieu au fait que les régions chaudes concentrent une importante part de la population mondiale :
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: News

Description générale:   Situé sur un ancien site de Belgacom, devenu terrain en friche, le bâtiment dédié au durable s'élèvera sur deux étages le long de la rue Dieudonné Lefèvre. Au rez-de-chaussée, les ateliers (sur 5.000 m2) ; et à l'étage, les espaces liés aux incubateurs d'entreprises (sur 2.500 m2).   
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: Case