building and construction sector

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Concept and objectives:   Thermal insulation of construction and building elements has become the most important measure to enhance energy savings in new and existing building stock. Stricter regulations (such as 2019/2021 EU Buildings Directive) have led to the use of huge thicknesses of standard insulation, almost always EPS and XPS.   An efficient use of a porous cementitious system as a thermal insulation material depends mainly on its air content.
Post date: 10 Mar 2021
Type: Link

  Around 400 million tons of construction and demolition waste, excluding excavation materials, are yearly generated and then mostly landfilled in EU.   On the other hand, concrete is the most widely used material in building, with a growing trend towards prefabrication.  
Post date: 9 Mar 2021
Type: News

We are happy to share our 4th newsletter of EnDurCrete project.    In this edition you can take a look to Casting of EnDurCrete elements, Deployment of EnDurCrete elements at the demonstration sites for further testing and monitoring. Check out the photos and videos from the deployment process of the four demonstration sites   Read the newsletter HERE!  
Post date: 8 Mar 2021
Type: News

Smartness of buildings: a key enabler towards a climate-neutral EU The European Green Deal, is a decisive step towards the ambitious target of achieving Europe’s climate neutrality by 2050.  
Post date: 8 Mar 2021
Type: News

  The ICARO team is delighted to invite you to its Closing Event which will take place online on Friday 12 March from 10am to 1pm CET.   The event is organised in relation to our Erasmus+ project ICARO, which aims to develop a new European qualification of ‘Construction Site Technician’.  
Post date: 3 Mar 2021
Type: Event

ASHVIN team has released the 1st version of its IoT platform, which will serve as the backbone of key project activities.    ASHVIN IoT platform (AIP) is a modern, scalable and secure IoT platform which can be deployed in cloud or on premise. It is meant to be run on Linux machines, but can be also deployed on Mac and Windows machines natively.
Post date: 24 Feb 2021
Type: News

This chapter of the Energy Efficiency 2020 report by IEA focuses on Buildings.   A complex interplay of factors will determine how the Covid-19 crisis influences energy intensity in the buildings sector in the coming years.   In the short term, three trends are visible:  
Post date: 11 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

This report is the first output of the GlobalABC “adaptation” working group, launched at COP24 in Katowice.   During the Global- ABC meeting in Rabat in October 2018, the representatives of the Kingdom of Morocco and GlobalABC members expressed their mutual wish to see the challenges of climate change adaptation and the benefits of initiatives in the real-estate, building, and construction sector be put in the spotlight, as up until now they have not been given due attention.
Post date: 11 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

The SmartBuilt4EU project launches its first workshop to identify barriers, challenges and opportunities to support the take up of smart buildings in Europe.   This session will introduce the four task forces that will each address a specific theme (see below) and will kick off their respective activity.  
Post date: 10 Feb 2021
Type: Event

  Zaproszenie na spotkanie  w trybie online, które odbędzie się  11 lutego 2021 r.  
Post date: 8 Feb 2021
Type: Event