Save the date and come to the next European Forum on Eco-Innovation which will take place on the 23-24 May 2013 in Prague under the title Into clean air… Delivering innovative solutions for mobility, energy and ICT in cities. The event is organised by the European Commission’s Directorate General for the Environment and the Ministry of Environment of the Czech Republic.
The concept of ‘Intelligent Buildings’ quickly gained popularity in South-East Europe, which market has growing potential. It associates with energy saving and exceptional comfortable environment. ‘Smart Buildings’ is the only specialized b2b initiative in Bulgaria with a focus on the integrated building automation and management systems. The event will be held within the SEE Eco Forum, organized by Via Expo. Through the years it has been continuously broadening its scope and as a result the 2013 edition will incorporate several concurrent events covering related topics with direct environmental impact - energy efficiency, renewable energy and waste management. The Exhibition scope includes: Building Information Modeling, Building Management Systems, Heating / Cooling Intelligent Control, Remote Control Systems, Lighting Management Systems, Access Control Systems, Automation Software, Communication Systems, Parking Management Systems, Energy Management Systems, etc. ‘Smart Buildings’ will attract a great number of visitors on a global scale - professionals and entrepreneurs in the construction industry and architecture. Keynote speakers will participate in the parallel comprehensive program. The main sessions will be: Building Automation Systems /BAS/, Building Energy Management Systems /BEMS/, Smart Meters, Building Management Systems /BMS/, Directive on Energy Performance of Buildings Implementation, Passive House & Zero Energy Buildings, Benchmarking of Regulations on Energy Efficiency of Buildings and Energy Storage.
The fourth version of the Colombian Meeting and International Conference on Air Quality and Public Health (CASAP 2013) will be held in the city of Bogota. This fourth edition of the event will be an excellent opportunity to learn the state of the art with regard to the study and control of air pollution, modeling and implementation of public policies, particularly through plenary sessions which will be conducted by national and international experts who are highly respected and recognized. Additionally, there will be several breakout sessions where representatives from universities, research centers, government agencies and consulting firms will show the latest developments on these issues worldwide.
It will keep weeds away; protect the plants by keeping the soil cool; decrease evaporation and reduce soil compaction. Be creative and use materials like: pebbles, bark chippings, gravel, cocoa shells, decorative pine cones, marbles, broken crockery, grass clippings or leaf mould. But avoid mulching too close to the stems to avoid the plant rotting in winter.
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