BREEAM Event: Sustainable Construction For Professionals

 EnergyVille – a collaboration between the Flemish research partners KU Leuven, VITO, imec and UHasselt in the field of sustainable energy and intelligent energy systems – is organizing a BREEAM Learning Day for professionals about sustainable building.

Topics such as sustainable energy management, materials, mobility and waste management will all be covered. Click here for more information

Practical details:

5 February 2020
09:30 – 16:00


EnergyVille, Thor Park
3600 GENK, Belgium


  • 9.30 Reception
  • 10.00 Welcome by Gerrit-Jan Schaeffer
  • 10.15 EnergyVille: Advanced Sustainability in High-Tech Research Centre by Birgit Vandevelde, researcher and engineer-architect at EnergyVille/VITO
  • 11.00 Sustainable construction: step by step by Dries Haesendonck, BREEAM advising engineer at Daidalos
  • 11.30 Sustainable construction through the eyes of the architect by Ruud Smeelen, architect at Atelier Kempe Thill
  • 12.00 Lunch 
  • 13.00 Best practices: difference between a regular construction site and a BREEAM construction site  by Frédérique Demeer, project manager division new construction at KU Leuven
  • 13.45 The role of buildings in the energy system of the future by Han Vandevyvere, researcher and engineer-architect at EnergyVille/VITO
  • 14.30 Coffee Break 
  • 15.15 Guided tour through the EnergyVille research facilities