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The report demonstrates the urgent need to increase the pace and scale of investment into the energy efficiency and resilience of UK residential buildings and sets out a portfolio of financial solutions to catalyse take-up on a national scale, with the potential to contribute substantially to a post-Covid-19 green and inclusive economic recovery.  
Post date: 4 Jun 2020
Type: Publication

Linked Data technologies have been developed in order to connect concepts in a structured way, enhancing machine readability and enabling many features like semantic queries. The potential of such technologies is wide in many fields, in particular in the construction sector, which could benefit in many ways by their application.
Post date: 3 Jun 2020
Type: Noticias

Inclusive Design Rating (IDR) Toolkit. The design and assessment tool for tailoring environments for everyone Building better architecture for older citizens  
Post date: 1 Jun 2020
Type: Enlace

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   The 5th International (virtual) Conference on Energy, Environment and Economics (ICEEE2020) will be held in Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Lothians EH14 4AS, UK, 18-20 August 2020.    
Post date: 28 Mayo 2020
Type: Evento

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

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

Circular Built Environment Design - Applying the Circular Economy to the Design of Social Housing
Post date: 14 Mayo 2020
Type: Enlace

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

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   Join us on Thursday 18th June, 14:00-15:30 for an update on our Plastics in Construction Group and Dragon's Den pitch event.   Programme  
Post date: 5 Mayo 2020
Type: Evento

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Wales, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), describing among other things:  
Post date: 5 Mayo 2020
Type: Publication