Buildings

The smart building, still seeking its voice

Voice assistants, increasingly used in the home, have not found their way into the work environment. Not yet. To do...

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How statistics and dynamic thermal simulation support green building

Winner of the VINCI Energies challenge at the VivaTech 2019 conference, Helios Exchange aims to be the leading integrated platform...

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Cegelec 3S involves students in security-related innovation

Cegelec 3S has tapped into Caen’s academic ecosystem to help drive innovation. Together with students, the VINCI Energies business unit has...

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“Third places drive business innovation”

Since the French government announced measures in favour of third places in June 2019, what kind of an approach have...

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The next step in smart building development after BIM? BOS!

Next-generation buildings feature more and more digital applications, but struggle to make them communicate with each other. That’s where BOS...

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Fire safety standards successfully challenged

In Belgium, Cegelec Fire Solutions and its partners have performed tests on burning cars that will serve to adapt car...

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The energy performance of the building is bound up with that of the city

New local-level energy generation and consumption practices give the building and its end users an active role in a dialogue...

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