Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

The Oxygen Office Building project, ideally located in the city of Brussels between the Royal Park and the Squares District, and between the Arts-Loi and Maelbeek metro stations, aimed the construction of a new low footprint office building replacing one that had become obsolete.   Thanks to a staggering of the roofs, the new building joins the different reference heights of neighboring buildings. The roof also serves of support for a green roof as well as for a high yield photovoltaic production (112m² - 22.5 kWp).
Post date: 5 Mär 2019
Type: Fall

Bolzano Training School is oriented to European professionals, researchers, PhD and master students from the construction and Facilities Management sector with the goal of providing them with the tools to include restorative concepts in their daily work. The aim is to bridge the gap between current common construction practice and the new sustainable construction process.  
Post date: 5 Mär 2019
Type: Ereignis

Of the current EU building stock, 80% was built before the 90's, while 40% are pre-60's and a considerable amount being even older and classified as cultural patrimony, thus requiring preservation techniques if we want to maintain this cultural heritage for our future generations. Upgrading the existing EU buildings and the cultural heritage ones is becoming increasingly important due to:  
Post date: 4 Mär 2019
Type: Publication

https://passivehouseplus.ie/magazine/insight/phpp-9-designph   The energy balance and planning tool for efficient buildings and refurbishments The PHPP is an easy to use planning tool for energy efficiency for the use of architects and planning experts. The reliability of the calculation results and ease of use of this planning tool has already been experienced by several thousand users.  
Post date: 27 Feb 2019
Type: Tool

Construction industry stakeholders and policy makers gathered on 29 January in Brussels to discuss the potential of natural bio-based materials to help Europe meet its climate obligations.   The event was organised by the Horizon 2020 project ISOBIO, which hopes its innovations will be a game changer for bio-based construction.  
Post date: 21 Feb 2019
Type: News

Project name: Rannaliiva Location: Vöru/Estonia, Liiva 26a Owner: Apartment association “Rannaliiva” Built in: late '80s   Construction characteristics: Facade/external wall: Clay brick and light blocks; (U value [W/m2.K]): U=0,8 W/m2.K
Post date: 20 Feb 2019
Type: Fall

Long-term building renovation strategies will be key to supporting the decarbonisation of the EU building stock while National Energy and Climate Plans (NECPs) outline measures contributing to reaching these targets. What does this mean for research and innovation in the building renovation sector? Will this new framework be able to mobilise investments to drive innovation in urban retrofit, smart technologies and skills?  
Post date: 18 Feb 2019
Type: Ereignis

The 10th and 11th PROGRAMME includes KEYNOTE SPEAKERS in Plenary Sessions and specialist paper sessions in Pioneering WORKSHOPS.   We invite ABSTRACTS and REGISTRATIONS from researchers, civic and governments bodies, construction organisations and industries affected by extreme temperatures to share, compare and build on experiences and explore emerging solutions and opportunities.  
Post date: 15 Feb 2019
Type: Ereignis

Reports from professional associations, background information on ISO 9972 with its specific national annexes, and lectures on measurement in practice, on ventilation, sealing and bonding as well as on leakages in the building envelope, presented by experts plus discussion rounds and a trade fair held in parallel with the conference - these are key attractions that mark the 11th International Buildair
Post date: 13 Feb 2019
Type: News

E=0 project will support the development of home makeovers to net zero energy levels in FR, NL, UK and LUX.  
Post date: 13 Feb 2019
Type: Link