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ELA calls for General Assembly 2022 in Frankfurt
The European Lift Association (ELA) is holding its General Assembly in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). It will be the first general meeting to be held live after the pandemic-related interruption. Delegates from national associations in the industry and their member companies are expected in the German financial and trade fair centre on 19 and 20 May 2022. The two-day assembly meeting will also address the current challenges of the lift and escalator industry in a conference format "Towards the future in a safe, digital and energy-efficient world".
“Elevate your knowledge” – with the experts of the E2 Forum Frankfurt conference in September
Innovation, digitalisation and sustainability – opportunities for buildings of today and tomorrow: the E2 Forum Frankfurt on 21 and 22 September 2022 will offer the latest knowledge on these topics for decision-makers in the planning, operation and development of elevator and escalator systems from industry, building services engineering and the real estate sector.
First exhibitors at the E2 Forum Frankfurt 2022
With the first renowned exhibitors, the elevator and escalator industry is reporting back at the E2 Forum Frankfurt in September 2022. The industry is in full and reliable operation due to its functional role in building operations.
E2 Forum Frankfurt to launch sales for its 2022 edition
New solutions for reducing the viral load for users of elevators and escalators, innovations for higher energy and material efficiency and for climate-neutral construction and operation of facilities – these are just some of the current topics that move the industry and its partners in building services technology and real estate management. Being able to discuss these and other developments in direct business contact and at conferences – this will be possible again in autumn 2022 at E2 Forum in Frankfurt.
Elevators: adding value and accessibility to buildings
E2 Forum Milano Digital Talk: opportunities for building upgrades
ISH digital 2021: heating industry is ‘green deal ready’
The European Union’s ‘Green Deal’ sets ambitious climate targets. The EU wants, by 2030, to have reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 60 percent compared with 1990 levels. Before the introduction of the Green Deal, the target was a 40 percent reduction. This tightening of targets also has far-reaching consequences for the largest energy consumer in both Germany and Europe – the heating sector.
The show goes on
The past months have been more than challenging. Now, however, it almost feels as though spring is in the air with exhibitors and visitors in Shanghai enjoying a refreshing renewal of personal contacts and boosting business via a wealth of product innovations. With detailed hygiene concepts, the concurrent Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology, Shanghai Smart Home Technology and Parking China opened their doors in the Chinese metropolis between 2 and 4 September. These three events are Asia’s first building-technologies trade fairs to once again welcome visitors in Corona Year Zero.
Time, space and energy for new ground plans
Are we well prepared for the challenges of the future? – The first months of the crisis triggered by the Corona pandemic have shown that we are indeed: Yes, Germany together with most European countries have responded very well to the acute wave – medically, socially, economically, organisationally and also technologically. Interim balance sheets and a look into the future show that this is the case: The question of a "return to normality" can only be answered by "moving forward to a new normal life".
E2 Forum Frankfurt postponed to June 2021
In view of the pandemic-related restrictions on major events, the E2 Forum Frankfurt will be postponed from its 2020 date to 30 June and 1 July 2021. The decision was taken yesterday by the organiser Messe Frankfurt together with its partner VDMA, aiming at providing all market participants with a reliable environment for planning and presence at E2 Forum Frankfurt.
Elevator technology shapes urban life of tomorrow
The planning of new city quarters and the retrofitting of existing multi-storey buildings would be inconceivable without elevators and escalators. Modern elevator and escalator systems bring barrier-free access, energy efficiency, safety and comfort to urban buildings. Around 50 experts from industry, the real estate business and building services engineering will discuss the possible applications under the title "Innovation, digitalisation and sustainability: opportunities for buildings of today and tomorrow" at the E2 Forum Frankfurt. The innovation forum and specialist conference on 23 and 24 September 2020 is the unique platform for this cross-industry expert dialogue.
A shining example – the Light + Building Trend Forum 2020-21
Longing, delight, hope – few factors shape innovative design as much as strong emotions. Most of them have their origins in economic or political circumstances. In addition to this, the influence of ecology has grown exponentially over the last few years. This is reflected in the number of prominent activists all around the globe.
XaaS – What’s that? New business models on the upswing
Products and services in the field of lighting and building-services technology are increasingly being marketed in the form of subscription models. Known as ‘X as a Service’ (XaaS), ‘Light as a Service’ (LaaS), ‘Security as a Service’ and ‘Safety as a Service’, this trend offers benefits for both providers and customers. Digitalisation is not only driving this development but also giving rise to new business models. Light + Building, the leading trade fair for the sector, will put the spotlight on the innovations when it opens its doors in Frankfurt am Main from 8 to 13 March.
BIM: more efficient processes through digitalisation
Building information modeling (BIM), the IT-supported working method, is gaining increasingly in importance. BIM is being increasingly employed particularly in the design of building technology and in the process of maintenance during the operational stage. This ensures more efficient workflows, shorter planning and construction times, and better collaboration between all those involved. Light + Building, the leading international trade fair, will be providing an overview of the BIM process in Frankfurt am Main from 8 to 13 March 2020.
Connectivity offers efficiency, safety, security and convenience of tomorrow’s urban spaces
More and more people are moving into cities. And the growing shortage of space and resources is a huge challenge for municipalities. The smart city – a connected and intelligent conurbation – is a solution to these problems. The use of digital technologies makes cities safer, more efficient and increasingly sustainable. Light + Building 2020, the world’s leading trade fair for the sector in Frankfurt, presents products for the smart city and provides a platform for smart building automation, intelligent energy management and connected safety and security.
‘Power for Mobility’ special show presents electrical infrastructure solutions
The efficient use of resources and energy not only avoids unnecessary CO2 emissions. It is also an essential prerequisite for maintaining our standard of living. At the same time, e-mobility can make an important contribution to the reduction of CO2 emissions and is thus a key to achieving climate goals. According to calculations by the National Platform for Electrical Mobility, the number of electrical vehicles in Germany is expected to rise to between 7 and 10.5 million by 2030.
BUILTWORLD Contest selects 25 finalists at Light + Building 2020
The 25 most innovative companies in the field of construction and building technologies (ConTech) have been named and are practically on their way to participate in the finals and exhibition at Light + Building in March 2020. The renowned international jury of the Construction Innovation Contest at the end of October selected the startups and innovation companies out of 50 applicants. Their business ideas and solutions are considered to have the potential to revolutionise the construction and real estate industries.
Messe Frankfurt partners with Builtworld for the ‘built world’ of the future
The future of buildings is digital! In the face of demands for CO2 neutral economies and buildings that take into account the requirements of the climate, buildings too will need to be digitalised. As organisers of leading trade fairs for modern building services technology, Messe Frankfurt will now be offering experts from the building planning, construction and realty sectors another structure for the dissemination of innovation, contacts and new business, offering an exclusive opportunity for industry and the building services engineering trades to join up with the innovative new field of ‘Property Technology’ – including start-ups, project developers and investors in the real-estate business.
World market leaders meet with global demand for security technology at Light + Building
Security installations are becoming increasingly important – right across the world. To achieve adequate levels of security, individuals, institutions and buildings must constantly meet new standards. And, in 2020, Light + Building will be making ‘Connected Security’ a central focus of the trade fair. The Intersec Building platform, a congress format and a special-interest guide will provide discussion, information and orientation.
Degree of connectivity in real estate determines residential rankings of tomorrow
Location, location, location. You may have heard this mantra when it comes to the value of real estate. The popular credo will come to new honours in the age of digitalisation of our regions, cities and neighbourhoods. And what's more, the popularity scales and rankings of German residential cities are being reopened. Those who already want to enjoy the advantages of smartified living and working environments in Germany may not only find what they are looking for in the metropolitan cities of Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Cologne.
20 years of Light + Building: Fascinating and pioneering work on lighting and connected building technology
Achieve more as a team, be the first to explore new worlds and relive the fascination of new discoveries. Lighting and connected building-services technology create visionary networks. Light + Building brings them to life – 2020 in its twentieth year.
ISH 2019: proportion of international visitors climbs to record level
ISH, the world’s leading trade fair for HVAC + Water, once again gave an impressive demonstration of its importance for German and international visitors and exhibitors. Achieving the climate targets is only possible by interconnecting systems and trades. With innumerable solutions, the global meeting place generated a plethora of fresh and future-oriented impulses.
The importance of air at ISH: good air quality pays off
People spend more than 80 percent of their time in closed rooms – at home, in the workplace, fitness studio, cinema, restaurant or other institutions. In all these places, good quality air is important for health and well-being. What, however, makes indoor air quality good? What does it depend on? And how can it be guaranteed?
ISH underscores the importance of European energy policy with the new Partner Country for 2019
France is the Partner Country of ISH 2019. With this commitment, the world’s leading trade fair for HVAC + Water is responding to urgent international challenges with innovative building-services technology at the same time as underscoring the importance of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
Successful start for the dialogue between the elevator & escalator industry and the building-services sector
Participants in the first E2 Forum Frankfurt have taken a decisive step forward to the future of vertical and horizontal conveyance in buildings and urban areas: around 420 experts from the elevator and escalator industry, as well as planners, installation specialists and operators of modern buildings and infrastructures, gave top marks to the two-day conference and accompanying exhibition.
E2 Forum Frankfurt: Premiere of concepts for elevators and escalators in the building of the future
Every single day an area the size of Manhattan is built on. The number of high-rise buildings at least 200 meters high has multiplied since the turn of the millennium: The global trend towards urbanisation is shifting the vertical-horizontal transport of people and goods by elevators and escalators into the focus of planners, builders and operators of modern buildings. The E2 Forum Frankfurt takes up these challenges with a conference and exhibition on 18 and 19 September in Frankfurt on the Main.
Safe and sound: ‘Intersec Building’ puts the spotlight on safety and security technology at Light + Building
Intelligent systems are an integral part of modern buildings – as is protecting them. Surveillance, access control and data protection are equally vital. Thus, safety and security are gaining rapidly in importance for all suppliers and users.
Architecture and mobility of the future
The high-rise is making a comeback and driving the demand for elevators and escalators to new heights. New technologies in building and elevator technology are available to make buildings and districts fit for the future. The E2 Forum Frankfurt brings together experts from development and industry with architectural and technical planners and constructors on these topics at a conference and accompanying exhibition - on 18 and 19 September 2018 in Frankfurt. Participation in the conference is recognised as a training measure by chambers of architects in six German federal states.
Interview with Renato Turri: Architecture and mobility of the future
The high-rise is making a comeback and driving the demand for elevators and escalators to new heights. New technologies in building and elevator technology are available to make buildings and districts fit for the future.
IEE Expo 2018: A successful step towards taking vertical transportation to new heights
Expected to grow over 50% in the next four years the industry will reach USD 175 billion by 2021