What is Facility Management?
Who manages one of your organization’s largest assets with one of the largest operating budgets? Your facility manager.
Facility management (FM) is a profession that encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure functionality, comfort, safety and efficiency of the built environment by integrating people, place, process and technology.
Post date: 17 juil 2020
Last year the main focus was on improving the energy performance of buildings. Reducing the use of fossil fuels and the direct and indirect CO₂ emission of buildings caused by heating, cooling and ventilating and at the same time improving or safeguarding the indoor environmental quality.
Post date: 16 juil 2020
While the Covid-19 pandemic is still ongoing and the analysis of its impact will require time, the European institutions are discussing the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) and the EU Recover Plan, notably the overall financial size of the package and its funding priorities.
Post date: 1 juil 2020
On 17th June the European Commission hosted the 8th annual meeting of the High-Level Tripartite Strategic Forum of Construction 2020, a 2012 Strategy by the EC to boost the competitiveness of the European construction sector. The meeting gathered online 100 persons from different departments of the EC, national competent ministries and construction sector’s stakeholders.
Post date: 1 juil 2020
Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.
Quantum Leap | Costa Rica
Sep 2 - 4, 2020 San Jose, Costa Rica
Post date: 29 juin 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that people spend approximately 90% of their time indoors in residential and non-residential buildings and that 26 million European children are living in unhealthy homes. With the objective of safeguarding the wellbeing of EU citizens by delivering improvements in Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ), the Informal IEQ Gathering of eight European industry associations is proud to present its Healthy Buildings for All Manifesto.
Post date: 22 juin 2020
Next Tuesday 23rd June from 14:30 – 15:45 and as part of the EUSEW policy conference, DG-ENER is organising a session on “Boosting the European Green Deal renovation wave - a centrepiece of the Green Deal and an engine for recovery – How the Renovation Wave can help in the recovery process and ensure the EU can achieve its climate and energy objectives”.
Post date: 19 juin 2020
2030 Palette is a database of sustainable design principles, strategies and resources easily accessible for supporting new projects and renovations.
Why the 2030 Palette?
Post date: 12 juin 2020
On 29 May 2020 in the framework of its digital General Assembly, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) presented its 2019 Annual Report & 2020 Outlook, summarising the organisation‘s activities for the previous year and plans for the future.
Post date: 10 juin 2020
FAçade bio-CArbon based anti UV coating to prevent DEterioration of wooden buildings
Dressing buildings in new anti-UV skins
Post date: 3 juin 2020