Building construction

deals with eco-innovative improvements in regards to construction and insulation materials, interior fitting and construction equipment etc..

Innovation: European Business And Biodiversity Campaign

Last update: 05.09.2013
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The Campaign consisted of a wide range of awareness raising and information actions. In total about 200 events and presentations have been realized and more than 500.000 people were reached by approaching the private sector and stakeholders: 1. Biodiversity Advocates from the private sector promoting business and biodiversity via taster [...]

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Innovation: Transforming the retrofitting construction sector - Evaluation of Collaboration Models

Last update: 03.09.2013
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This report summarises the experiences made and lessons learned within the seven E2ReBuild projects in view of collaboration and action chains. Impacts and conclusions concerning the design and construction process, the communication management, the participation, the claim and time management, the work-flow on-site, the Health & Safety management, the relationship [...]

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Innovation: E2ReBuild Building Demonstrations

Last update: 03.09.2013
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The aim is to reduce the energy use in the demonstration buildings to 30-50 kWh/m2a for heating, ventilation and hot water, by introducing innovative and sustainable renovation solutions. These solutions focus on industrial manufacturing methods for e.g., facade elements and standardised retrofit measures that allow a high replication potential. That [...]

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Innovation: Industrialised energy efficient retrofitting of resident buildings in cold climates

Last update: 03.09.2013
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- Innovation in planning and design The aim is to provide concepts and solutions for the retrofitting process based on industrialised construction systems – from prefabrication technologies, optimised digital workflow and survey to off-site production and on-site assembly. • Develop holistic retrofit strategies with high added value and high replication [...]

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Innovation: Building modernisation - Guidelines to Preliminaries/Survey

Last update: 03.09.2013
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A complete condition analysis of the existing building structure as well as building materials is a key factor in building modernisation and of great importance to create as much knowledge as possible in the early stage of the project. A checklist exemplifies different tasks and points out the responsibility of [...]

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Innovation: New Building Materials By Eco-Sustainable Recycling Of Industrial Wastes

Last update: 14.07.2013
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Expected results: The project will adapt an existing pilot unit to demonstrate the viability of recycling wastes into high added value products; this new innovation will be disseminated across the EU to encourage its widespread use. In addition, the project will: 1. Reduce the amount of waste going to landfill; [...]

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Innovation: Thermal and Acoustic Insulating Material from Finished Leather Waste

Last update: 11.07.2013
Pre-Demo
- Introduce into the market an innovative environmental friendly insulating material and set up the industrial methodology required for the efficient processing of leather waste materials and their reintegration in productive chain. - Reduction of environmental impact of tannery and leather goods industries, using tons of waste diverted from landfills. [...]

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Innovation: EU-based Production and Exploitation of Alternative Rubber and Latex Sources; EU-PEARLS

Last update: 05.07.2013
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Dissemination: A project website has been constructed ( http://www.eu-pearls.eu/UK/ ) and updates have been prepared of the scientific state of the art and IP positions, desktop studies Biorefining co-products of guayule and Russian dandelion and Production of natural rubber from new crops in Europe: a socioeconomic evaluation have been issued [...]

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