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People spend up to 90% of their lives indoors, so it is perhaps not surprising that the quality of the environment created has a significant impact on their health and well-being. What is perhaps even more surprising is that the indoor air quality of some buildings, including modern low energy buildings, has been shown to be poorer than urban outdoor air quality.  
Post date: 20 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

Geothermal energy is limitless, ubiquitous and free at the point of use. When combined with the very high energy efficiency of TABS and application range of hybrid systems, it offers huge potential to meet heating and cooling needs in Europe, and reduce CO2 emissions.  
Post date: 17 Mar 2017
Type: Link

A range of breakthrough eco-building solutions which tackle the emerging problem of indoor air quality have been presented by the ECO-SEE project at the Ecobuild construction fair in London.   The solutions include novel insulation, coating and panel products which improve air quality by passively regulating humidity, capturing VOCs, and removing indoor organic pollutants through photocatalysis. External and internal wall panels have also been developed, in addition to design tools to support end users.
Post date: 16 Mar 2017
Type: News

38,5% of energy savings in CUBE 2020? It's possible.   The building Quai Vendeuvre won the grand prize of the energy savings contest CUBE 2020 in 2016. While the 3rd edition of the contest just started, let’s ask the IFPEB’s director Cedric Borel about the score of the second edition’s winner, who made 38,5% of energy savings within a year!  You said 38,5%, really? How is that possible?   Marguerite Dornier: You said 38,5%, right? It’s huge, isn’t it?  
Post date: 8 Feb 2017
Type: News

Guichet Unique des Aides au Logement : a single place offering assistance in all financial aids for dwellings in Luxembourg     Un nouveau guichet unique a vu le jour dans le cadre du paquet « Klimabank an nohaltegt Wunnen ».  
Post date: 2 Feb 2017
Type: News

BUILD UP is pleased to announce that our webportal is now available in selected European languages. Users can now browse and read many content items in Croatian, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, and Spanish. To do so, please select from the drop-down menu at the top of the homepage and enjoy the full BUILD UP experience!  
Post date: 25 Jan 2017
Type: News

BUILD UP is pleased to announce that our webportal is now available in selected European languages. Users can now browse and read content in English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Croatian and Polish. To do so, please select from the drop-down menu at the top of the homepage and enjoy the full BUILD UP experience!  
Post date: 20 Jan 2017
Type: News

15 Climate Stars given to cities and regions in 7 countries   On 6 October 2016, in Lower Austria’s Grafenegg Castle, 15 municipalities, regions and associations of local authorities from seven European countries were awarded with a Climate Star for their outstanding climate action initiatives. The local projects cover a wide range of topics, from energy and mobility to food systems and sustainable procurement up to climate justice and climate change adaptation.  
Post date: 20 Oct 2016
Type: News

The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE 2017) will celebrate its 25th edition in Stockholm from 12th to 15th June 2017. On behalf of the EUBCE Scientific Committee it is a great pleasure to invite you to be part of this event and to share your latest achievements, findings and innovations with the scientific and industrial communities.
Post date: 15 Sep 2016
Type: News

  Objectives of school retrofit: - Energy performance comparable to that of a new construction - maximum day light - optimal air quality - sustainable materials - short construction phase   Proposed solutions:
Post date: 19 Jul 2016
Type: Case