buildingSMART International is pleased to announce the registration for the International Standards Summit in Oslo is now open. The summit brings together the global community to develop solutions and standards. This summit is being hosted by buildingSMART Norway at the Thon Hotel, Lillestrøm. Don't miss out on an exciting program of keynotes, roundtables, working sessions and much more.   Date: 23-26 March 2020
Post date: 13 Dec 2019
Type: Event

The Government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a “Future Homes Standard” for England, to be operable from 2025. There are to be proposed interim measures applicable from 2020. The aim is to ensure that new build homes in England will be future-proofed, with low carbon heating and world-leading levels of energy efficiency.  
Post date: 10 Dec 2019
Type: News

New York City has introduced a bill that will rank and grade large buildings according to energy efficiency.   
Post date: 4 Dec 2019
Type: News

Towards a new generation of user-centred Energy Performance Assessment and Certification; facilitated and empowered by the EPB Center The main aim of U-CERT is to introduce a next generation of user centred certification schemes to value buildings in a holistic and cost-effective manner. This aims to:  
Post date: 6 Nov 2019
Type: Link

Wir befassen uns mit der Schlüsseltechnologie Cloud und Common Data Environment (CDE) für das digitale Planen, Bauen und Betreiben, diskutieren ausführlich über den Stand der Dinge des BIM-Stufenplans der Bundesregierung und werfen im dritten Forum zur digitalen Transformation einen Blick über unsere Branche hinaus, um detailierte Einblicke zu erhalten, welche Chancen im digitalen Wandel stecken und wie die digitale Rendite gehoben werden kann.  
Post date: 23 Sep 2019
Type: Event

Don’t miss out on the buildingSMART International Summit – you will Learn how the industry is moving towards a digital future Network with industry experts Participate in the development of standards Learn about future trends Be part of the international friendship club Register today!  
Post date: 13 Sep 2019
Type: Event

The Templater tool is been conceived by BRE in order to facilitate the implementation of BIM data standards across the asset lifecycle.   This is achieved by providing a free to list opportunity for manufacturers and a free to access for Designers, Constructors, Owners, Operators and Maintainers.  
Post date: 6 Sep 2019
Type: Tool

The Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH) aims to encourage landlords to improve the energy efficiency of social housing in Scotland.   This supports the Scottish Government's vision of warm, high quality, affordable, low carbon homes and a housing sector that helps to establish a successful low carbon economy across Scotland.  
Post date: 25 Jul 2019
Type: Publication

Using 3D modelling software, layering it with data, and working very closely with all partners in construction and engineering projects is critical if European companies are to survive in the challenging and rapidly changing market.   Building information modelling (BIM) is a digital information management approach. It means a more efficient use of resources, more effective communications and therefore collaboration within the partnership, greater flexibility and improved long-term planning.
Post date: 24 Jul 2019
Type: Publication

Concept   The EeMAP is a market-led initiative focussed on the design and delivery of an “energy efficient mortgage”, which is intended to incentivise and channel private capital into energy efficiency investments.   The underlying methodology (explained below) will incentivise the acquisition of energy efficient properties or the improvement of the energy efficiency of existing properties by way of preferential financing conditions linked to the mortgage.
Post date: 15 Jul 2019
Type: Link