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BASF – Life Cycle Costing Methodology
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Integrated Life Cycle Assessment of Concrete Structures Concrete is the most used man-made material. The production of concrete in the industrialized world annually amounts to 1.5-3 tons per capita. Concrete is used in the construction of buildings, bridges, dams, roads, tunnels; basically, every contemporary construction contains concrete. Due to its...
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Predictive Maintenance + CMMS 👉 Operating Costs ⬇
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PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE is one of the formats of PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE. The objective of this format is to decide the right moment to act just when it is really necessary, neither before nor after. This way, we will achieve a lower maintenance expense minimizing the operating costs of the buildings. But...
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Digital Asset Register and the Value of Digital Asset Register in a Digital Twin Proposition
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Needs of the Asset Owner For Public Asset Owners it is a legal demand to be aware of the current state of all assets. This, in order to be able to allocate budgets or to guarantee the safety of the built environment. To register all necessary information, throughout the assets’...
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Opportunity Assessment for Renovation Processes Using Digital Twin
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The challenge of renovations in Europe is perhaps the biggest challenge for the AECO sector. Because the existing building stock is changing too slowly, the European Commission just launched its Renovation Wave Strategy. This strategy aims to boost the sector to transform existing buildings in using less energy on the path to climate-neutrality,...
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Last Week We Held SPHERE’s 4th General Assembly!
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From November 9th to 11th, partners gathered virtually for the 4th global meeting of the SPHERE project. The event was full of discussions and workshops concentrating on the SPHERE tools, user interfaces, blockchain and predictive maintenance algorithms and workflows that are helping shape our Digital-Twin platform. The agenda for the...
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Digital Twins to Boost the Performance of the NeroZero Houses
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Early this month, on the morning of October 5th, 2020, the first brick of the NeroZero houses was unveiled by council members Annette Groot and Monique Stam-de Nijs of the municipality of Heerhugowaard, in the province of North Holland of the Netherlands. These NeroZero homes respond to the need for...
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SPHERE project at the Congress of Advanced Architecture and Construction 4.0 REBUILD
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On September 30 in Barcelona, within the Congress of Advanced Architecture and Construction 4.0 REBUILD, took place a specialized forum focused on Digital Twin, where the coordinator of the SPHERE project, Eduard Loscos from IDP Engineering, made a presentation along with other experts in the field, such as Fernando Morales...
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Webinar on BIM and Three-dimensional Scannings of Buildings
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On the 21st of September 2020, as part of the internal training activities, R2M presented an interesting webinar entitled: "Three-dimensional scanning of building spaces and geometries and SCAN-to-BIM: solutions and expertise on field". The contents of the talk referred to the capability to provide three-dimensional scannings of the spaces and...
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(Online) General Assembly and Project Review
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This week has been a very busy one for our project: on Monday, 25th of May 2020, and Tuesday 26th we had the general assembly, and on May 27th, we had the project review by the EC. Both events had to be carried out in the digital domain due to...
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