Smart buildings

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The construction phase digital twin model (COGITO) is a project that started in November 2020 with funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.   
Post date: 12 Apr 2021
Type: Publication

PROJECT SUMMARY   NWE faces a great challenge to shift towards a low carbon economy by 2050. Municipalities play a pivotal role, as they account for 70% of the NWE energy consumption and CO2 emission. Especially, standard public street lighting accounts for ~30% of municipalities‘ total electricity consumption. Advances in intelligent lighting systems offers the opportunity to significantly increase energy efficiency, thereby reducing the carbon footprint.  
Post date: 8 Apr 2021
Type: Link

We are happy to share our new project leaflet!   The general concept of the project with locations of demonstration sites and project partners can be found there!   Download a leaflet  HERE!
Post date: 7 Apr 2021
Type: News

BauZ! 2021: Info   BauZ! was held as a virtual event!  Presentations will be accessible for delegates as rebroadcast for 14 days, until April 9.   Bundle-Action conference proceedings (.as pdf) together with the link to the lectures (until April 9): EUR 90,– Printed conference proceedings: EUR 22,– / Conference proceedings (.as pdf): EUR 20,–   Orders to
Post date: 2 Apr 2021
Type: News

Horizon2020 project procuRE: Pre-commercial Procurement of Breakthrough Solutions for 100% Renewable Energy Supply in Buildings is starting the Open Market Consultation.
Post date: 1 Apr 2021
Type: News

The March 2021 issue of the AIVC newsletter has just been released. Specific contents include:
Post date: 31 Mar 2021
Type: News

Wednesday 21 April 2021, 09:00-10:30 CET   The Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC) in collaboration with IEA EBC Annex 86 are organizing a workshop consisting of a series of four webinars on:  
Post date: 30 Mar 2021
Type: Event

ENTROPY regards an energy-aware IT ecosystem aiming to support energy efficiency in the buildings sector through behavioral change of the occupants with regards to their daily energy consumption patterns. The main distinguishing characteristic of ENTROPY is that it exploits the advantages provided by a set of novel ICT technologies for enabling the design, development and provision of personalized energy management and awareness services in smart buildings.
Post date: 29 Mar 2021
Type: Tool

70+ NATIONS EXPLORE THE FUTURE OF BUILDING   The INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CONFERENCE takes place online on 23 and 24 March 2021.NOTE: Due to COVID-19 this event will be held virtually.  
Post date: 17 Mar 2021
Type: Event

  Concept:   Construction and demolition waste (CDW) constitutes the largest volume of all solid wastes. As such, it poses not only an economic burden but also a threat to the environment.   Made up of a mix of materials generated during the construction and demolition of buildings or structures, the recycling of CDW remains a challenge.  
Post date: 12 Mar 2021
Type: Link