EcoBuild 2015

Between the 3rd and 5th of March 2015, EcoBuild held their annual event at ExCel London. EcoBuild UK 2015 is the UK’s leading trade event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment.
EcoBuild showcases the future of design, construction and the built environment. This event demonstrates, with 1,300 exhibitors and practical installations inside the arena, the latest developments in sustainable construction. The event also offered more than 100 free seminars with over 600 highly regarded speakers in attendance.
The EcoBuild provided the perfect platform to showcase the developments of the RESSEEPE project to the industry and other potential stakeholders who may have limited knowledge about the project. With Coventry University (CU) already exhibiting at the event, an invitation was sent to Exergy (EXE) to accompany CU and help disseminate the RESSEEPE projects current progress which was duly accepted.
During the event, Coventry University had set up several demonstration and presentation times at the exhibition space to provide visitors, guests and other exhibitors an insight into the RESSEEPE project and the purpose of the FP7 project.
The presentation consisted of the introduction of the project by showing the official RESSEEPE project video followed by a more in depth look at the demo sites involved as well as the different innovative technologies being implemented. Several attendees at the event showed their interest in the project and requested additional information.
To read the full story, follow the link: EcoBuild 2015

BCIC 2015

The Bio-Composites in Construction international conference will be held on May 21st & 22nd 2015 at the Society of Chemical Industry in London. The conference will bring together both academics and industrialists from around the world to report and discuss the latest developments on topics incorporating the entire bio-composite value chain – from raw materials to finished products, from science to commercial realisation. The event is supported as part of the EU project, INNOBITE and is free for all participants.
Visit the site: www.bcic2015.com
BCIC welcomes potential interested speakers from both academia and industry to review the conference topics and submit an abstract for consideration (closing date for abstracts is Monday, March 9th 2015).
View the topics here
Registration for attendees will open at a later date but you can register your interest to receive notification of registration opening.

The solar bridge at London’s Blackfriars station is finally complete

The bridge, jointly built by Solarcentury and England’s Network Rail,  has been spruced up with as many as 4,400 photovoltaic panels.
The bridge, jointly built by Solarcentury and England’s Network Rail,  has been spruced up with as many as 4,400 photovoltaic panels.
The Blackfriars stations is already an eco hub, with electric trains the main ingredient there. The new solar bridge took around five years for completion.
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