In many EU countries multi-family dwellings represent the dominant residential solution. But structural renovations to cut emissions and save energy may be a real challenge in such contexts, if the communities are not properly involved in the process
Watch the video here: http://www.buildheat.eu/building-energy-efficient-communities/
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
The first release of the THERMOS tool has been developed within the EU H2020 project THERMOS (October 2016 – June 2020). It is a free, open-source software that offers local authorities address-level data for the optimised expansion of an existing system, the planning of an entirely new system, or assessing the performance of specific networks or non-networked solutions via direct comparison.
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Scenia (phase II) is a new built collective residential complex, with 26 exclusive homes and garage with a total of 13,576 m2 located in one of the best areas of Zaragoza, Valdespartera-Montecanal with common garden area, pool and paddle court.
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Among the STUNNING case studies, we find the Torrelago district, which is an apartment block built between 1977-1981.
Torrelago district involves 31 private multi-property residential buildings (1488 dwellings) that were constructed in the 1970s–1980s, more than 140,000 m2 and 4000 residents involved.
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Over the past few years a new trend has been spreading in Europe. The concept of smart cities has gained momentum in connection with the sustainable development of urban areas and, hence, the life quality of their inhabitants.
By means of using digital technologies as a vector to increase the efficiency of a large number of urban functions and services, several solutions are being developed and tested in the fields of Energy Efficiency, Mobility and ICT.
Post date: 13 Jun 2019
This session will bring together experiences from four Horizon 2020 projects ( BIMplement , BIMCert , BIMeet , NetUBIEP ) working with BIM as a training tool and developing qualification frameworks in order to deliver a high quality performing built result.
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Municipal staff in Valladolid, Spain, are going electric in their daily work. With a fleet of 13 e-cars, the municipality is leading by example in adopting a more ecological behaviour thanks to EU-funded project REMOURBAN.
Post date: 24 Mayo 2019
The EC3 Industry Day will kick off the 2019 European Conference on Computing in Construction, taking place from 10 to 12 July in Crete, Greece.
Post date: 21 Mayo 2019
This yearly publication presents the progress of a portfolio of 174 European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. 110 projects have been co-funded within the EeB PPP under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) from 2010 to 2013 and 64 projects under the Horizon 2020 Programme (H2020) between 2014 and 2018.
Post date: 20 Mayo 2019
The digitisation of the EU’s construction industry is an oft-overlooked area of technological development, both politically and socially. EURACTIV.com has interviewed Milena Feustel to shine a light on the sector and explore the direction the digital construction is going in across Europe.
As co-chair of the EU BIM Task Group, Milena Feustel gave her views, among other issues, on:
Post date: 15 Mayo 2019