building and construction sector

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Buildings are one of the main causes of the emission of greenhouse gases in the world; in Europe, for example, they are responsible for more than 30% of emissions, or about 900 million tons of CO2 per year. Heating and air conditioning are mainly responsible for greenhouse gas emissions in buildings.  
Post date: 23 Mar 2020
Type: Publication

The Latvian GDP grew by 4.8% during 2018, the highest GDP growth rate since 2010. The growth was driven by consumer spending and strong investment levels supported by EU fund inflows.  
Post date: 23 Mar 2020
Type: Publication

The volume index of production in the narrow construction sector increased marginally, by 2.3% over the 2015-2018 period. The production in building construction increased slightly by 1.1%, while civil engineering construction experienced a higher growth of 6.1% over the same period.  
Post date: 23 Mar 2020
Type: Publication

Green Integrated Structural Elements for Retrofitting and New Construction of Buildings The Need  
Post date: 20 Mar 2020
Type: Link

The aim of this document is to inform and support actors along the construction value chain, this document provides principles for circular design of buildings. Behind these principles lie a vast amount of knowledge and information. The document is aligned with the launch of Level(s), a voluntary reporting framework to improve the sustainability of buildings.
Post date: 19 Mar 2020
Type: Publication

Paul McCormack, Project coordinator, tells us more about how the project is supporting the implementation of BIM and driving digital transformation across the EU construction supply chain.   Could you describe the project and its objectives?  
Post date: 17 Mar 2020
Type: News

The European Construction Sector Observatory depicts Romania as being behind the implementation of the 2010/31/EU Directive and the Nearly Zero Energy Bulding (NZEB) concept. Nonetheless, after 31st December 2018, all new buildings occupied and owned by public authorities should be NZEB. This requirement will be applicable to all new buildings as from 2021.  
Post date: 17 Mar 2020
Type: Publication

BIMcert provides an easily accessible portal for training the vast middle tier of construction industry supply chain professionals of all profiles. The framework and materials supporting the portal is aimed at improving workers’ BIM, sustainable construction and energy efficiency skills, thus leading to better collaborative working that guarantees energy efficient, sustainable buildings and increased quality throughout the entire construction supply chain.  
Post date: 16 Mar 2020
Type: Tool

Europe’s #1 destination for dissemination of research, collaboration, networking and the creation of market opportunities.    Join us for the 8th edition of Sustainable Places!28 - 30 October 2020 / Aix-les-Bains, France  
Post date: 13 Mar 2020
Type: News

As the largest building, construction and design event in the country, Kuwait Building Show is your gateway to one of the GCC’s emerging markets. We attract over 2,000+ decision makers for companies who are looking to find partners in the region and 4,000+ consumers for clients who would like to sell their products at the show.  
Post date: 12 Mar 2020
Type: Event