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On the outskirts of Aarhus lies Lisbjerg Bakke, a 4,100m2 hybrid timber building and winner of the 2014 ‘sustainable social housing of the future’ competition.   In a joint venture between the architects and engineers, the full lifecycle of the building has been taken into consideration from the outset, with a flexible design that allows the reconfiguration of the building into new layouts or office space, and building components that can be easily upgraded.  
Post date: 29 Gen 2021
Type: Caso

The European Commission has asked advisors to rework the EU’s green finance taxonomy rules after member states rejected draft implementing guidelines, unhappy about the exclusion of gas as a “transition” activity towards net-zero emissions.   “On Wednesday, 20 January, we requested the Platform on Sustainable Finance to provide further input on the taxonomy framework,” said Aikaterini Apostola, an EU Commission spokesperson.  
Post date: 29 Gen 2021
Type: News

On 25 January 2021, the QualDeEPC project held its EU-level expert workshop: Next-generation Energy Performance Certificates and Deep Renovation to discuss with important EU stakeholders the proposals developed in the Green paper on good practice in EPC assessment, certification, and use.  
Post date: 28 Gen 2021
Type: News

  Concept and objectives:   Global warming is one of the main environmental challenges nowadays and existing inefficiencies in the housing solutions and its manufacturing processes are one of the leading causes of it.   Today the approximate number of houses globally is more than 1.5 billion and steadily growing.  
Post date: 28 Gen 2021
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   Scan4Reco will develop a novel portable, integrated and modular solution for customized and thus cost-effective, automatic digitization and analysis of cultural heritage objects (CHOs), even in situ.  
Post date: 28 Gen 2021
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   "Advanced Manufacturing has been highlighted by the EU as one of the key enablers to support and promotion of business research and innovation in key enabling technologies.   Therefore, a number of objectives, aligned with pursuing the large scale targets, have been set for advanced manufacturing through four pillars: technology, economic, social and environment.  
Post date: 28 Gen 2021
Type: Link

Concept:   The computer-controlled sequential layering of materials to create three-dimensional shapes, otherwise known as 3D printing, was first developed in the 1980s. It is now used in a wide range of applications – from aerospace engineering to dental applications.   3D printing systems have also been developed for the construction industry but there are still many challenges and limitations to overcome such as scalability and working at heights.
Post date: 28 Gen 2021
Type: Link

A vártnál jóval több hazai lakóépületben végeztek energiahatékonysági felújítást az elmúlt öt évben, de ezek a beruházások jellemzően részlegesek voltak, energetikai tervezés nélkül történtek, valószínűleg ezért nem eredményeztek említésre méltó energiamegtakarítást –   mondta a Magyar Energiahatékonysági Intézet (MEHI) igazgatója.  
Post date: 27 Gen 2021
Type: News

The EXCESS project has set out to demonstrate how nearly-zero energy buildings can be successfully transformed into positive energy buildings (PEBs) in four different European Climatic Zones (Nordic, Continental, Mediterranean, and Coastal).  
Post date: 27 Gen 2021
Type: News

The concept of the circular economy promotes a more efficient use of resources and the reduction of waste.   The construction sector is one of the most resource and waste intensive economic activities, generating 30% of all waste in the EU.  
Post date: 27 Gen 2021
Type: Publication