Building professionals

In general terms, the Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the allocation of unique identifiers (such as IP addresses) to physical objects. Those identifiers enable objects to connect to a network allowing the transfer of data to and from those entities. These objects can potentially be anything: people, animals, vehicles, plants, appliances, building components, etc., and they are often described as smart objects, for example, a smart meter, a smart phone, a smart home, etc.  
Post date: 16 Jan 2020
Type: News

Did you add energy goals to your New Year’s resolutions list? Why not start 2020 off by sharing them at the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW)?    EUSEW 2020 will be an extremely special week-long event, running from 22 to 26 June 2020, and we do not want you to miss out!  
Post date: 16 Jan 2020
Type: News

DOKVAST developed a sustainable and high-quality distribution centre for Rhenus Contract Logistics at the industrial area Het Laar in Tilburg. The distribution centre, named “The Tube”, consists of three linked compartments with mezzanine floors at two levels that are suitable for Value Added Services (VAS) and/or (future) expansion of the office.   With an overall score of 99.4% on all individual sustainability categories New Logic III delivers an exceptionally high performance.  
Post date: 15 Jan 2020
Type: Case

BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE TOGETHER   Advanced designs of new homes are starting to feature mechanical systems that bring outdoor air into the home.   Some of these designs include energy-efficient heat recovery ventilators (also known as air-to-air heat exchangers).  
Post date: 14 Jan 2020
Type: Event

buildingSMART is the worldwide industry body driving the digital transformation of the built asset industry. buildingSMART is committed to delivering improvement by the creation and adoption of open, international standards and solutions for infrastructure and buildings. buildingSMART is the community for visionaries working to transform the design, construction, operation and maintenance of built assets. buildingSMART is an open, neutral and international not-for-profit organization.  
Post date: 14 Jan 2020
Type: Link

The INSTITUTE FOR EUROPEAN ENERGY AND CLIMATE POLICY (IEECP) is a non-for-profit research organisation that brings together some of Europe’s leading interdisciplinary experts on climate change, energy efficiency and renewable energy policy.   Our members are well renowned experts in the fields of climate change, energy efficiency, and renewable energy policy. IEECP carries out detailed studies and top quality research projects in these policy fields.
Post date: 14 Jan 2020
Type: Link

The EU Energy Efficiency Directive requires Member States to submit long-term strategies for mobilising investment in the renovation of building stock within their National Energy Efficiency Plans. Recent changes to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) require the adoption of long-term renovation strategies as part of the National Energy and Climate Plans. The amended EPBD shows a clearer path towards achieving low- and zero-emission building stock in the EU by 2050, underpinned by national roadmaps and public and private investment.  
Post date: 14 Jan 2020
Type: News

This prestigious title is awarded annually to a European city that is a leader in sustainable development, including environmental, social and economic considerations. The title includes a €350,000 prize to further bolster exceptional sustainability efforts. Only 12 cities have been awarded this title, ten of which are ICLEI Members.   For the past year, ICLEI Member Oslo (Norway) held the title of 2019 European Green Capital. On 10-11 January 2020, they officially handed this honour over to Lisbon.  
Post date: 14 Jan 2020
Type: News

The Bauen & Energie is the leading platform for trends in building, energy efficiency, smart home, spa and wellness in Lower Austria, Vienna, Burgenland and neighbouring countries.   On 35,000 m² our 500 exhibitors meet an audience with purchasing power and our trade visitors appreciate the exhibition as an ideal place for networking and exchange within the industry.  
Post date: 13 Jan 2020
Type: Event

Climamed 2020 will be hosted by Ordem dos Engenheiros, and will have as its motto “Towards Climate-Neutral Mediterranean Buildings and Cities”, intending to represent a meaningful contribution to the solution of the problems posed to humanity by Climate Changes. Papers related to the various topics that are related to the challenge of providing well-being to people in buildings in a sustainable way and in a scenario where resilience and adaptation will surely be required are very much welcome to the congress.  
Post date: 13 Jan 2020
Type: News