The European Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Association (EAACA) elected a new president as its 57th general meeting. Outgoing president Jos Cox has long been the face of this Association, having held the position for the past 18 years. During his tenure, he placed special emphasis on the continuing successful development of the industry in Europe. The […]
EAACA has launched new website around their campaign ‘Urban Transformation’. The Urban Transformation Campaign is EAACA’s commitment to transforming urban spaces by tackling key challenges, such as climate change, progressive urbanisation, low quality post-war housing, ageing societies, environmental degradation and digitalisation. Campaign The aims of this campaign are: 1. Building a communications platform to speak […]
The European Green Deal aims to integrate climate and environmental action across all policy areas and simultaneously spur growth for Europe’s economy, turning sustainability into a competitive advantage. Despite the profound change that the construction sector will have to undergo to comply with these objectives, we believe that the Green Deal will help transform our […]
The European Commission is currently reviewing the implementation of the Construction Products Directive EU 305/2011 (CPR) on national level. Representing more than 100 production sites for construction materials in Europe, the European Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Association (EAACA) would like to contribute to the discussion by highlighting four concrete recommendations for improving the Directive and addressing […]
Cities are a focal point for our economies and societies at large, because of on-going urbanisation, the trend towards knowledge intensive economies as well as their growing share of resource consumption and emissions. We, as responsible actors in the urban area, need to find smart solutions to: improve citizens‘ quality of life increase the competitiveness […]
To fulfil the commitments on CO2 emission-reduction and to prove that nearly zero energy buildings can be built by conventional building envelope the European Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC) industry has collected the main points that can serve as a guide for designing buildings that answer the latest energy performance requirements. The solutions which AAC materials […]
Lightweight-Construction materials improve earthquake Resistance in Buildings: In 2016, a series of devastating earthquakes in Italy led to the harrowing loss of life. This tragedy was partially the result of the buildings and infrastructure being severely damaged in the process. Following such a shocking event, one of the most prominent questions which arises is what […]
From the 4th to the 6th of September 2018 in Potsdam, Germany will be held the 6th International Conference on Autoclaved Aerated Concrete announced by the Verband Bauen in Weiß e.V. (VBiW) and the Bundesverband Porenbetonindustrie e.V. (BVP). For registration, conference topics, details regarding the conference and abstract submission, please visit the following website: www.6icaac.com.