building and construction sector

Today the European Commission unveiled the long-awaited “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package, an extensive set of legislative proposals revising key directives for the housing sector on energy efficiency and renewables.If the European Union is to continue as the frontrunner in climate change talks, this package will be fundamental.  
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
Type: Note

BAU is the World's Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems in the construction industry. It is where future-oriented manufacturers come together with an audience of interested professionals. Their primary interests include the latest techniques, materials and applications that can be put to use in actual practice. This is where visitors experience the future of building in person.  
Post date: 29 Nov 2016
Type: Event

The 9th BUILD UP Skills EU exchange meeting will take place on 6-7 December 2016 in Athens, Greece. As usual, this meeting is open for BUILD UP Skills project coordinators and partners involved in the BUILD UP Skills Pillar I, completed and ongoing BUILD UP Skills Pillar II, and ongoing Horizon2020 construction skills projects.  
Post date: 23 Nov 2016
Type: Event

Building America: Stump the Building Chump -- Joe Lstiburek  
Post date: 24 Oct 2016
Type: Event

Tactical Intelligence to Transform Building Design and Construction - SmartMarket Report   This SmartMarket report suggests that the US is poised for wider adoption of building practices that prioritise the physical, mental and social wellbeing of tenants and occupants.  
Post date: 16 Sep 2016
Type: Publication

Green Buildings aus Sicht der Politik und der Bau- und Wohnungswirtschaft Betriebserfahrungen und Perspektiven von Bestandsquartieren Konzepte, Auslegung und Ergebnisse von neuen Quartieren Unterschiedliche Technologien zur Effizienzsteigerung im Baubereich sowie zur Wärme- und Stromversorgung Praxisberichte sowie Möglichkeit zur Besichtigung des Aktiv-Stadthauses in Frankfurt
Post date: 12 Sep 2016
Type: Event

This article by ASM – Market Research and Analysis Centre provides data on the EU construction industry in the first quarter of 2016 compared with the first quarter of 2015.  
Post date: 27 Jul 2016
Type: Publication

BRINGING THE BUILDINGS SECTOR TOGETHER TO DELIVER A RENOVATION REVOLUTION   The 2-days Leaders’ Summit, organised in the context of the BUILD UPON project, will take place in Madrid, Spain, on 20-21 September 2016, focusing on how to co-design and implement long-term national renovation strategies to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings.   Summit participants will:  
Post date: 8 Jul 2016
Type: Event

On 13 June 2016, the representatives of three European construction sector associations (the Construction Products Europe - CPE, the European Builders Confederation - EBC, and the European Construction Industry Federation -  FIEC) joined Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to co-sign the Joint Initiative on Standardisation.  
Post date: 23 Jun 2016
Type: News

This report by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) aims at kick-starting a wider debate into productivity in the United Kingdom, looking not just narrowly at construction’s own productivity, but how the built environment supports productivity growth in the country as a whole.  
Post date: 1 Jun 2016
Type: Publication