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The renovation sector is crucial for a sustainable development of the construction market. Buildings account for 40% of the energy consumed today in EU, but annual renovation rates are limited to 0.4/1.2% in Europe. Also, a large share of buildings has more than 40 years and it is not adequately heated, bringing to a low efficiency of the building stock in terms of energy and comfort1.
Post date: 26 Mayo 2020
Type: Noticias

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   -> "will not be able to keep the original plan for Heritage 2020. For the first time since we started this Conference, back in 2008, we are forced to change plans.
Post date: 20 Mayo 2020
Type: Evento

BPIE – The Buildings Performance Institute Europe has published an analysis of the economic opportunity for Europe’s building sector, which could help mitigate economic damage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Post date: 20 Mayo 2020
Type: Noticias

Interoperability in the construction sector is a key issue and researchers, developers and designers have tackled since the introduction of CAD systems. Traditionally, engineers, architects and site operators interact and track their information exchange through paper or digitalized drawings and e-mails. With the introduction of Building Information Modelling (BIM) techniques and tools, operators are using new solutions and methods to keep track and exploit these data.  
Post date: 8 Mayo 2020
Type: Noticias

Bus.Trainers is a European project which aims to develop competencies in energy efficiency and renewable energy systems for trainers of the construction industry, with the aim of transferring these new skills to workers and future workers employees of the sector. This initiative, which involves eleven partners from Spain, Italy, Portugal, Greece and Malta, belongs to the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union.   Purpose  
Post date: 4 Mayo 2020
Type: Enlace

The webinar aims at providing a summary of the essential aspects that should be taken into account when replicating iBRoad across Europe. Deliberate efforts are required to scale up the concept into a widely accepted instrument, to benefit more people while at the same time anchoring renovation policies and programmes to a long-term perspective. During the webinar, we will unpack the challenges and enablers for successful design and implementation, and briefly unfold guiding steps to a feasibility study.
Post date: 15 Abr 2020
Type: Noticias

BPIE - The Buildings Performance Institute Europe, developed a set of recommendations for all stakeholders which could support economic recovery post COVID-19, and trigger a renovation wave and achieve climate-neutrality for Europe’s building stock by 2050: An Action Plan for the Renovation Wave: Collectively achieving sustainable buildings in Europe.  
Post date: 13 Abr 2020
Type: Publication

Enefirst is an H2020-funded project that seeks to provide the EU with a common vision of the principle of E1st and a holistic pathway to achieving it, embedded across our energy system models, impact assessments, funding and infrastructure decisions, and into all energy and climate policies.  
Post date: 30 Mar 2020
Type: Noticias

The Enefirst consortium has launched its first publication, which defines the principle of Efficiency First (E1st) in a way to make it operational. The 2.5-year project, funded under the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme for Research and Innovation, seeks to provide decision makers in Europe with concrete policy recommendations based on quantitative analysis and best practice mapping.
Post date: 30 Mar 2020
Type: Noticias

Municipalities and local authorities are at the frontline of Europe’s energy transition, but often struggle to mobilise the financial resources required for sustainable energy investments.  
Post date: 26 Mar 2020
Type: Noticias