building and construction sector

One-stop-shops (OSS) are easily accessible tools for overcoming market fragmentation on both demand and supply side.   They can offer holistic renovation solutions for building owners, covering evaluation of energy use, advice on interventions and access to finance and contractors.  
Post date: 2 Aug 2019
Type: Event

Homeowner or landlord? To convince people to have energy-saving renovations you need to know what they are really looking for   What would motivate you to renovate your house to make it more energy efficient? The cost? The legal framework? An environmental conscience? It also mostly depends on who you are, and if you actually live in your house or if you rent it.  
Post date: 6 Jul 2019
Type: News

EVENT ​SUMMARY - WHAT ​SHOULD ​YOU ​ATTEND? ​ Day ​One:   The ​Tour ​is ​for ​anybody ​interested ​in ​networking ​and ​taking ​the ​CanBIM ​Project ​Site ​Tour. ​
Post date: 4 Jul 2019
Type: Event

Getting on track to limit global temperature increase to 1.5°C, as was agreed in Paris back in 2015, would not just be good for our climate, but first and foremost for all citizens.   What changes to the European policy framework and new initiatives could be prepared and implemented in the coming years?   This paper on the zero carbon and circular challenge in the built environment puts forward several policy recommendations.
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

“Renovation of buildings is by far the most cost-effective way to tackle the climate problem”, said Roel Vermeiren from the Flemish Energy Agency, speaking at the LIFE Platform meeting on Climate Action and the Building Sector on 17 June.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: News

As examples of this month's BUILD UP topic "New skills for energy efficiency in buildings" you can view the presentations and key findings from a C4EForum 2018 panel session Training of skills for 21st century.   C4E Forums are biannual events on energy efficiency with focus on Central and Eastern Europe context.  
Post date: 10 Jun 2019
Type: Link

The international conference, belonging to the Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) series of conferences, is organized by Politecnico di Milano with four international organizations:   – International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB, cibworld.nl) – International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment (iiSBE, iisbe.org)
Post date: 7 Jun 2019
Type: Event

Equal opportunities for women is one of the main aspects that must be improved in society. The construction industry has traditionally been a male sector, a condition that has been justified, among other issues, by the harsh conditions of work.   However, the evolution of the sector towards greater mechanization makes it possible for men and women to access and execute the same professional tasks in equal rights and opportunities.  
Post date: 6 Jun 2019
Type: Link

The 2019 European Conference on Computing in Construction (2019 EC³) is the premier European Conference for information, communication and technological research, innovation and policy for the Construction Sector as a whole in Europe.
Post date: 21 May 2019
Type: Event

Agenda Sessions focus on the two critical elements of an effective home renovation programme: access to affordable financing and people-centric technical assistance.   Participants can expect to leave with the tools, knowledge and contacts to jump-start home renovation programs in their own territories. Join us in Brussels in June! The event is free of charge.   Join the discussion
Post date: 2 May 2019
Type: Event