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We hope this newsletter finds you healthy and well during these unprecedented times.    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, TightVent continues to operate and adjust its communication, networking and awareness raising activities in the field of building & ductwork airtightness.   As usually, this edition rounds up our latest work & achievements followed by our partners product news.   
Post date: 19 Nov 2020
Type: News

The H2020 project 4RinEU, coordinated by Eurac Research, aims to define technologies, methodologies and business models to increase the uptake of deep renovation in the European building stock.  
Post date: 19 Nov 2020
Type: Case

According to recent estimates, the construction sector accounts for 40% of the energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. Decarbonising the building stock has therefore become one of the strategic priorities of the European Union and is among the main pillars of the European Green Deal.  
Post date: 10 Nov 2020
Type: Event

The house was built after the 1st world war as notary's villa in the former periphery of Tolmin where richer buildings were located.   The house expresses the characteristics of secession and is listed in the Register of Slovene cultural heritage.   Firstly served as a single family house, after the 2nd world war it was used for State security administration. Later it was rearranged to a four apartment building.
Post date: 10 Nov 2020
Type: Case

The Horizon 2020 project BIM4Ren investigates its use and potential in renovation projects, through easy-to-use tools, to achieve the EU energy targets for the European building stock.   
Post date: 5 Nov 2020
Type: Event

Date: 27 - 28 November 2020 Time: 2 consecutive days Location: NSBRC, Lydiard Fields, Great Western Way, Swindon SN5 8UB Cost: Free to attend, booking essential   The Passivhaus standard is designed to deliver comfort, quality and lower running costs, in any type of building.  
Post date: 5 Nov 2020
Type: Event

  Watch the installation process of the EnDurCrete elements at the Krk Bridge demonstration site HERE!
Post date: 4 Nov 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Residential heating energy accounts for more than 30 percent of energy use in most countries of Europe and Central Asia, and even more than 40 percent in the Balkans. Previous construction and heating methods did not focus on saving energy and the environment.   As a result, a highly inefficient energy use intensifies the impact of escalating energy prices on low-income households.
Post date: 3 Nov 2020
Type: Link

The construction is an office building originally in masonry whose renovation has been designed by atelier d’architecture Rivat as architectural firm (Architecte associé: atelier des vergers).   The renovation has been completed in 2017 and it is located in the Rhône-Alpes region, and precisely in the suburbs of the town of Saint Etienne, near the hill of Villebeouf in a wooded area.  
Post date: 2 Nov 2020
Type: Case

Energy Saving Tools is a web page that includes a set of tools for introducing energy saving actions in our daily life. It is possible to receive tips for energy efficiency in the field of building performances, electrical appliances, use of renewables and mobility.   In particular, for improving the energy performance of the building, the tool requests a set of basic information, in order to understand the current situation:
Post date: 2 Nov 2020
Type: Tool