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> Investing into Energy-Efficiency Projects: Why and How?


Investing into Energy-Efficiency Projects: Why and How? November 6, 2014 in Brussels 09.30-15.30 Organized by EBC Annex 61: Development of Business Models and Technical Concepts for Deep Energy Retrofits Higher energy efficiency in the built environment is key to reach Europe’s goals for energy security, climate change and economic growth. Indeed, buildings provide the second […]

> SOLEN seminar


On August 25th 2014 and 11th September LOCI (B³-Retro Tool) and LEMA (ULg) organise a seminar on results and tools developed within the SOLEN research (SOlutions for Low Energy Neighbourhoods).   Le projet de recherche SOLEN aborde la question de l’évaluation énergétique des logements et des quartiers wallons existants. L’originalité principale de la recherche est […]

> MESB presentation at the IERE Energy@Home workshop


From 3 till 6 June 2014, MESB has participated at the workshop on ‘Energy at home’  organized  in Brussels by Laborelec, with GDF SUEZ DRI (The Research and Innovation Department) and IERE (International Electric Research Exchange). This workshop on “Energy at home” focused on the new technologies, envisioned developments and gained experience related to energy use, energy […]

> Stockage d’énergie : défis et avançées technologiques


On May 19th 2014 Lab’InSight organises “Stockage d’énergie : défis et avançées technologiques”. Vous êtes concerné(e) par le stockage d’énergie et vous souhaitez : Etre informé(e) sur les dernières innovations et équipements ? Déployer de nouvelles solutions ? Bénéficier des conseils d’experts sur une problématique ? Développer des compétences de votre personnel ? Nous vous […]

> Conférence Regards croisés sur l’écosystème urbain


On May 16th 2014 Aristide ATHANASSIADIS (B³-RetroTool) and Sabine BARLES (Univ. Paris 1, UMR Géographie-Cités) give a conference “Regards croisés sur l’écosystème urbain”.   40 ans après les travaux de l’ « école de Bruxelles » initiés par P. Duvigneaud, le métabolisme urbain, les caractéristiques écosystémiques des villes… sont aujourd’hui étudiés par des chercheurs issus […]

> Lecture and workshop RetroCo with Franz GRAF

Monument or Resource

On December 12th, 2013 Swiss architect and professor Franz Graf gives a lecture “Monument or resource” on the ‘Intervention strategies for the Housing Complex of Lignon, Geneva, 1963-1971’. Invitation lecture “Monument or resource?” Practical: WHEN: Thursday 12 december 2013, 18:00 WHERE: Auditorium P. Janssens (K-blok, 2de verdieping) Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussel ENTRANCE: FREE, […]

> Website online

The Brussels Retrofit XL website is launched during the summer 2013 and provides information on the research platform and its activities. A description of each project and partner team is available and the website will be updated with new results and publications over time. Ideas and suggestions are welcome! Please use the contact form.

> Workshop Socio-economic issues Brussels retrofit market

On September 16th, 2013, the IRHiS team organizes our second platform workshop: “Evaluation of the Brussels retrofit market: state-of-the-art and main barriers and success factors”. It will take place at the ULB-CEESE department. The workshop will give a global perspective on the Brussels retrofit market, focusing on: the general context of the region (demography, age […]

> LCA workshop


The LC-Build team organised an LCA workshop for the involved and interested partners of the platform on Tuesday March 5th, 2013 at the offices of BBRI in Brussels. In this workshop, the basics of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and its relevance to the construction sector were presented. After a general introduction by the platform coordinator […]