The building sector is the single largest energy consumer in Europe. Within its 2030 climate and energy framework, the EU has committed to improving the energy performance of buildings.
Since three quarters of today’s buildings will still exist in 2050, the key to a low carbon building stock is to renovate.
Post date: 8 Dec 2020
The internet contains vast amounts of data and information, written and audiovisual, and in many different languages. There is a growing need to take advantage of this largely untapped resource.
The EU-funded SELMA project will address the ingestion and monitoring of large amounts of data.
Post date: 2 Dec 2020
Passive House Days Canada are back and Online with Virtual Tours!
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Passive House Days 2020
The 17th Annual International Passive House Days, organized by the International Passive House Association and its international Affiliates, will take place November 6-8, 2020.
Post date: 30 Oct 2020
COVID-19: SDU is closely keeping updated on the potential effects that COVID-19 (Corona virus) has on OB-20 and Annex 79. SDU reserves all rights to move the events completely online in case it is not possible to conduct them in Odense, Denmark.
Dates of the events: 23rd - 25th September 2020
Post date: 16 Jul 2020
The Building Energy Exchange (BE-Ex) connects New York City’s real estate and design communities to energy and lighting efficiency solutions through education, exhibitions, technology demonstrations, and research.
Post date: 2 Jul 2020
Interoperable Solutions Connecting Smart Homes, Buildings and Grids
InterConnect gathers 50 European entities to develop and demonstrate advanced solutions for connecting and converging digital homes and buildings with the electricity sector.
The project places the foundation for the future of smart energy management solutions by seven connected large-scale test-sites in Portugal, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Greece and France.
Post date: 6 Apr 2020
BIM is a key part of the fourth revolution (digitalisation) of the AEC industry (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) and an enabling tool for a cleaner and more sustainable build environment.
This has been recognised by the European commission, and several H2020 funded projects, including BIMcert, are focusing in providing training frameworks and support in order to upskill the industry.
Post date: 20 Jan 2020
Post date: 16 Jan 2020
buildingSMART is the worldwide industry body driving the digital transformation of the built asset industry. buildingSMART is committed to delivering improvement by the creation and adoption of open, international standards and solutions for infrastructure and buildings. buildingSMART is the community for visionaries working to transform the design, construction, operation and maintenance of built assets. buildingSMART is an open, neutral and international not-for-profit organization.
Post date: 14 Jan 2020
Under the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), all EU countries have established independent energy performance certification systems supported by independent mechanisms of control and verification. However, current practices and tools of energy performance assessment and certification applied across Europe face a number of challenges.
Post date: 20 Nov 2019