Adapting to the current situation, we have implemented a rigorous protocol of specific health and safety measures to return with all the guarantees. Consult all the details and the necessary conditions that we will have to establish for the celebration of the events.
Post date: 27 Aug 2020
Apple has released a 10-year roadmap to ensure that every device it produces has a net-zero climate impact by 2030, as part of its plans to become carbon neutral.
The company announced today its commitment to achieving a net-zero carbon footprint across its product life cycles and manufacturing supply chains in 10 years' time. Apple said its global corporate operations are already carbon neutral but plans for its entire business, including all of its devices, to have a net-zero climate impact by 2030.
Post date: 30 Jul 2020
It seems that every week brings the release of a new smart device or system for buildings. Often, the benefit of the new technology is related to energy in order to reduce consumption, trim demand, or cut carbon emissions. Since HVAC and lighting systems are the biggest energy users in buildings, it’s no surprise that there is a wealth of smart technology promising gains in energy performance.
Post date: 28 Jul 2020
29 SEPT - 1 OCT – BARCELONA, CCIB
Considering the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.
Health & Safety Measures
REBUILD: Building a new era
Post date: 17 Jul 2020
Following the tradition of IEA Annex 79, we organize the 6th International Symposium on Occupant Behaviour Research with Digital Technologies. Presentations include invited speeches and proposed speeches.
Topics (not limited to):
Post date: 15 Jul 2020
The Commission has launched the first call for proposals under the Innovation Fund, one of the world's largest programmes for the demonstration of innovative low-carbon technologies, financed by revenues from the auction of emission allowances from the EU's Emissions Trading System. The Innovation Fund will finance breakthrough technologies for renewable energy, energy-intensive industries, energy storage, and carbon capture, use and storage.
Post date: 8 Jul 2020
Researchers at ETH Zurich have created a machine that controls the setting rate of concrete to offer a "seamless transition between casting and 3D printing" so that structures can be made that use less material.
The system called Fast Complexity combines two existing technologies for creating concrete forms – 3D printing concrete and casting into formwork.
Post date: 2 Jul 2020
What the call aims to do
The Green Deal call will mobilise research and innovation to foster a just and sustainable societal transition aiming at ‘leaving nobody behind’. Projects are expected to deliver tangible and visible results relatively quickly and show how research and innovation can provide concrete solutions for the Green Deal main priorities.
This is why the call will support:
Post date: 4 Jun 2020
Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.
Activer les innovations du bâtiment et du territoire pour un futur desirable
Mercredi 2 septembre :
Plénière d’ouverture : NOUVEAUX IMAGINAIRES
Post date: 29 May 2020
With its Efficiency House Plus initiative, the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community is giving new impulses to research and development in the field of energy-efficient building. At the same time, the principles of economy, technological freedom, simplification and the voluntary aspect of measures continue to apply. Furthermore, the Efficiency House Plus building standard allows a high level of design freedom. This brochure provides information on the results achieved so far.
Post date: 18 May 2020