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Three clusters (environment, digitalisation and resilience) have also been created, and the aim is to design a roadmap with milestones and concrete actions that will help a green and digital transition for the construction ecosystem, which will have a direct impact on companies in the sector.   More information here
Post date: 1 Feb 2023
Type: Link

How will you do it? MODERATE seeks to connect stakeholders in the construction sector with data providers, eventually developing data analytics services that can be transformed into accessible knowledge for end-users.  
Post date: 1 Feb 2023
Type: Link

These data encompass various aspects of the built environment, such as how people and businesses interact with buildings, how the energy data obtained is analysed or the construction details of the building in question.  
Post date: 1 Feb 2023
Type: Link

The 2022 REPowerEU[1] plan considers the electrification of the heating and cooling sector as one of the strategic pathways towards reducing natural gas imports. Reversible heat pumps can cover the space heating, space cooling, and domestic hot water needs of buildings without local pollutant emissions and can exploit renewable heat from air, water and ground. They have the potential to become one of the main enabling technologies, and not only in mild climates.
Post date: 31 Jan 2023
Type: News

The SmartBuilt4EU project has set up four task forces investigating issues related to smart buildings: their objective is to identify the remaining challenges and barriers to smart building deployment, and the associated research and innovation gaps that should be addressed in the near future.   
Post date: 27 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

The event will take place in-person in Brussels and we warmly welcome people to join us in the L42 Building. For those who can't attend in-person will have the opportunity to follow the event online. Just register for an online ticket and you will receive the link to the livestream before the event by email.  
Post date: 27 Jan 2023
Type: Event

Moderated by Aranzazu Galán, Senior Researcher at Université Libre de Bruxelles and BUILD UP's Editorial Board Member, the webinar presented two projects that explore technological solutions for heating/cooling coupled with renewables (SunHorizon and HAPPENING) and two projects that explore aspects of energy/thermal energy storage (
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: News

The Army Museum and Autoworld in Brussels' Parc du Cinquantenaire will be renovated by 2030 in the occasion of Belgium´s 200th anniversary. The process will make the building more energy efficient by renovating the building envelope: facades, roof and windows.  
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: News

A small family-owned company near Vicenza (Italy) have produced roofing tiles which hide a very unique particular: they contain solar photovoltaic cells. The tiles are made to look intentionally like traditional terra-cotta and could be easily installed in heritage cities like Vicenza.   
Post date: 25 Jan 2023
Type: News

European Builders Confederation (EBC), European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) and European Federation of Building and Woodworkers (EFBWW) are organising the final high-level event of the Erasmus+ Construction Blueprint for Skills project
Post date: 24 Jan 2023
Type: Event