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BAMB New Business Models

BAMB 2020 is creating new business models to accelerate a circular use of materials, building components and/or building elements. The business models will look into ways to create added value for each stakeholder and the identification of current bottlenecks within this new value chain....

FLOW 3D modeling for Marine, maritime and coastal experts

[caption id="attachment_13535" align="alignleft" width="300"] FLOW 3D modeling[/caption] FLOW 3D webinar For those of you interested in addressing complex coastal and marine applications using CFD, please feel free to check out this webinar on Marine, maritime and coastal applications using FLOW...

WATER TECHNOLOGIES, MODELS AND MORE

CLIMATE CHANGE & WATER all climate related water postsLast winter, more than 15,000 homes and businesses in 8 council areas in the USA were flooded. Let's have a look at flood solutions.Because methods for purification of water are just as different as recipes for favorite dishes, We have...

Business Models and KPIs for Smart Cities

[caption id="attachment_9696" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cities generally do not have a global picture when it comes to the improvements made available by the Internet of Things. The role of a supplier is to smoothly translate the city’s needs into smart solutions, with adapted...

INDUSTRY: MODELS FOR DECISION MAKERS

[caption id="attachment_1338" align="alignleft" width="108"] BetterWorldSolutions gives great concepts a boost[/caption] Industry: models for decision makers. Every now and then, we start a discussion on a subject that involve people. We get our reactions from all over the world, because it...

LESSONS LEARNED FROM SMART GRID PROJECTS, STUDIES & MODELS

[caption id="attachment_9358" align="alignleft" width="300"] Smart Grids, Mini Grids, the future is now[/caption] In this dossier, you will find Smart Grid Case Studies from all over the world. Why? Because we can stop climate change if we learn from each other. Take a look at the best...

How does Natural Resources Conservation fit into to delivery of the SD model to the masses?

[caption id="attachment_4405" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sustainable solutions involve all: people, planet, profit.[/caption] Would applying 8 sustainability criteria as summarizes in three pillars look something like this for housing?  UN Agencies have promoted at the Rio+20 summit areas...

Unlimited WavePower: Promising Mini Model

This WavePower Generator mini-model is the first to use the whole elliptic way of movement of the waves. And by that takes the full advantage of the wave energy in order to produce electricity. Fully patented, the most efficient device for producing electricity from wave's energy. The wave...

Computer models can help coastal managers making better decisions

  [caption id="attachment_1927" align="alignleft" width="300"] Coastal erosion costs Florida 105 million in 5 year[/caption] A computer model can help coastal managers better understand the long-term effects of major storms, sea-level rise and beach restoration activities and possibly...

Aquifer Model Management

[caption id="attachment_10750" align="alignleft" width="300"] A successful groundwater management requires precise information on groundwater quantity and quality, its renewability and the hydrogeological structure of the underground.[/caption] The importance of an Aquifer. The available...

What’s Next for Cape Town and Beyond?

[caption id="attachment_15652" align="alignleft" width="350"] Severe drought threatens to run taps dry in Cape Town[/caption] How did Cape Town deal with its "Day Zero" water crisis and what can we learn?  Intense drought in South Africa’s Western Cape Province has led the world-renowned city...

Paris invests in 1000 Electric Buses

[caption id="attachment_15647" align="alignleft" width="300"] Heuliez, Bolloré, Irizar, Solaris, Yutong and BYD are suppliers of the Paris e-buses[/caption] 1000 Electric Buses will be ordered to spearhead Paris goal Of 100% Zero Emissions Public Transportation. Paris aims to restrict motor...

Roadmap towards a climate neutral industry Netherlands

[caption id="attachment_15506" align="alignleft" width="300"] SDR partners in an overview. Click to increase the picture[/caption] A roadmap was developed to ensure a climate neutral industry. International companies in the Netherlands and Belgium will collaborate in order to achieve the Paris...

Doel van SLIMCirculair

Het doel van SLIMCirculair is om een impuls te geven aan bouwen met circulaire en biobased materialen door jong professionals al in een vroeg stadium kennis te laten maken met de eindeloze mogelijkheden hiervan. Omdat de biobased sector volwassen wordt en vanuit het maatschappelijk belang om de...

CleanSeas already signed by 40+ countries

[caption id="attachment_14916" align="alignleft" width="300"] Each year, at least 8 million tons of plastics leak into the ocean — which is equivalent to dumping the contents of one garbage truck into the ocean every minute.[/caption] Today New Zealand has joined the United Nations-led CleanSeas...

Urbanization is progressing faster: City challenges

[caption id="attachment_14908" align="alignleft" width="300"] Greater Shanghai could in theory contain more than 170 million inhabitants by 2020.[/caption] The urbanization is going on. By 2030, two-third of the population will live in megacities or even gigacities. Most of these urban areas...

LG home battery

[caption id="attachment_14881" align="alignleft" width="300"] Customers can now enhance the benefits of their residential solar systems by using our batteries to maximize consumption of solar energy, and to use the batteries as a dependable source of energy during grid...

Floating solar park North Sea

[caption id="attachment_14796" align="alignleft" width="229"] Floating solar park North Sea[/caption] A consortium of six Dutch organizations parties is developing an unique project: the world's first floating solar park at sea. The 'solar ísland' should be a solution for locations where land...

Project: FUSION Scotland

[caption id="attachment_14783" align="alignleft" width="300"] SP Energy Networks is part of the ScottishPower Group of companies. They provide power on behalf of supply companies through a network of cables and power lines which they own and maintain.[/caption] SP Energy Networks in the UK is...

Vakmensen moeten massaal worden bijgeschoold

[caption id="attachment_14751" align="alignleft" width="300"] Duizenden vakmensen in de installatiebranche moeten worden bijgeschoold[/caption] Zo'n 70.000 vakmensen in de bouw zullen moeten worden bijgeschoold volgens de Bouwagenda. En daarvan komt een groot deel voor rekening van de...

Circulair Bouwen uitdagend en noodzakelijk

[caption id="attachment_10179" align="alignleft" width="300"] Het Grace Farms Building is een prachtig voorbeeld van een gebouw dat zoveel mogelijk is opgebouwd met circulaire materialen[/caption] Circulair Bouwen is niet alleen uitdagend, het is ook noodzakelijk omdat we wereldwijd onze...

Planning en Wedstrijddetails SLIMCirculair Challenge

Planning en wedstrijddetails vind je hieronder. Planning op hoofdlijnen De wedstrijd gaat van start aan het begin van het schooljaar 2018 – 2019. Aan het einde van het schooljaar presenteren de studententeams hun ontwerp in 3D. Een professionele jury kiest vervolgens het winnend...

SLIMCirculair

Laat zien dat het kan In de nationale ontwerpwedstrijd SLIMCirculair strijden multidisciplinaire studententeams om het meest CO2-vriendelijke,spraakmakende, vernieuwende, duurzaam en circulair ontwerp. Je werkt samen in een kernteam van 4 tot 6 studenten, ondersteund door een heel team van studenten...

India is trending, boosting EV, batteries, PV …

[caption id="attachment_14250" align="alignleft" width="350"] India is trending, boosting Electric Vehicles, the Lithium-ion battery industry, Solar Power and even assigned 100 smart cities[/caption] India is changing fast. Since a few years, the country invests huge amounts of money in solar PV...

Revolutionary Bluerise technology: energy from the ocean

[caption id="attachment_14230" align="alignleft" width="300"] Let's give this guys support and donate[/caption] Bluerise has developed new technology to produce energy from the ocean in the tropics. This can provide renewable energy to large areas. And where wind and solar power always...