The building sector is the single largest energy consumer in the EU and it has been observed that 75% of the EU’s buildings are energy inefficient. A modernised and refurbished building stock therefore has a key role to play in the transition to a smarter, renewable-intensive and decarbonised energy system, and in the longer term to a climate-neutral economy.
Post date: 11 Feb 2020
The ZERO-PLUS project has developed a set of innovative solutions that could form the basis of a commercial service supporting the design, construction, commissioning and monitoring of Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZES). Together, these solutions form the ZERO-PLUS concept. The Project’s concept is summarized in the business case brochure with the following sections:
Post date: 6 Feb 2020
Conference Objective and Philosophical Framework
The International Conference on Sustainable Development is organized by the European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with CIT University.
The 8th ICSD 2020 is inspired from the critical challenge of human, environmental, and economic sustainability concerning the present and future generations in a global-scale context.
Post date: 6 Feb 2020
Brand new info material for ZERO-PLUS has been prepared recently, highlighting the concept of the residential settlements of the future. The info material consists of a Roll Up banner, a poster and a brochure and includes topics such as the ZERO-PLUS approach, the main objectives of the programme, the presentation of the Case Studies, as well as the innovative techniques used.
Post date: 3 Feb 2020
On 9th March 2020 Eurac research is hosting a workshop at NOI Techpark (Bolzano) within the FESR project INTEGRIDS funded by ERDF/ EFRE/ FESR EU Program of Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen, under the grant n. FESR1042.
Post date: 31 Jan 2020
BIM4EEB is a European funded project that aims to develop a BIM-based toolkit for energy-efficient building renovation. The project has just completed the first year of activities in full steam. Along the year, project partners have run surveys, interviews, conducted researches and are now strongly engaged in the development of the BIM4EEB platform and the Building Information Modelling (BIM) toolkit.
Post date: 29 Jan 2020
The project BIPV meets History
aims at creating new business perspectives for the building-integrated photovoltaics (BiPV) industry in the renovation of historic buildings in the transnational area between Italy and Switzerland. This project will meet the requirements of local, national and European policies while respecting the heritage and landscape values of the territory.
Post date: 21 Jan 2020
The concern for climate change and environmental challenges is rising.
We receive information, data and images about natural phenomenon caused by climate change on a daily basis.
Those events often recall us to a very direct call to action.
Post date: 15 Jan 2020
EcoHouse è una nuova manifestazione che propone materiali e tecnologie per l’efficienza energetica.
EcoHouse si affianca alla 12° edizione di Progetto Fuoco, che con più di 750 espositori e oltre 75.000 visitatori, è il più importante appuntamento mondiale per il settore del riscaldamento a biomassa.
Post date: 10 Jan 2020
Build a fully recycled house? Yes, you can with RE4 prefabricated building elements incorporating up to 100% of construction demolition waste! RE4 is a H2020 project which after 4 years has developed and tested on three demo sites in Europe and one demo in Taiwan, an energy efficient prefabricated elements for building refurbishment and construction, including an innovative mobile robotic sorting system.
Post date: 7 Jan 2020