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Liveable & fit for the future. People as the centre of sustainable construction

We spend up to 90 percent of our time in buildings. This should already be a sufficient argument to make sure that buildings are not only understood as functional places to reside, but also as an environment, with people as the central focus....

ALDREN - Methodology note on linking the EVCS to financial valuation

As proposed in the initial roadmap and Grant Agreement, three stages were carried out to organise work: a state of the art to identify standards and existing initiatives to be used in the ALDREN protocol, the definition of the working framework to...

Enhancing Turkey’s policy framework for energy efficiency of buildings

Turkey’s building sector’s energy demand is growing rapidly, at a rate of 4.4% on average, effectively rendering it the one sector with the largest energy consumption among all end-use sectors, representing around one third of the country’s total...

Webinar: Accelerating integrated energy systems for a climate-neutral EU - 9 October

EURACTIV invites you to this Stakeholder Workshop to discuss the path towards the integration of the EU’s energy sectors. Questions will include:   - How can sector coupling help achieve the EU climate goals?   - How can renewables be used most...

The Templater tool

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,...

Bexel Consulting Applied Integrated BIM Approach for Large Hotel and Resort Project

Bexel Consulting is a high-tech, construction and engineering consultancy company. They designed, built, and constructed the Sensatori and Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts.   This beachfront resort, placed on the east coast of Dominican Republic,...

DG Energy News September 2019

The newsletter from DG Energy of the European Commission is now available.   Top stories: - Renewables boost competitiveness of EU industry - Establishing a smart readiness indicator for buildings   Other news:...

European Responsible Housing Awards 2019 Handbook

This third edition of the Responsible Housing Awards saw a record-breaking number of 87 submissions (an increase of 29% compared to 2016) across five categories from 16 countries.   The jury members had a tough decision at hand but in the end...

Interim Report July 2019 of the 2nd technical support study on the Smart Readiness Indicator for buildings

A greater uptake of smart technologies is expected to lead to significant, cost-effective energy savings, while also helping to improve indoor comfort in a manner that enables the building to adjust to the needs of the user.   Smart buildings have...

Premio Sostenibilità 2019

Il PREMIO SOSTENIBILITÀ 2019 giunge quest’anno alla ottava edizione e coinvolge tutto il territorio nazionale.   Il Premio, organizzato da AESS in collaborazione con la Rivista Azero | Edicom Edizioni per il Premio del Pubblico, si...