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The building, a residential construction designed by DMDV Arquitectos and built in 2020, represents an exemplary nZEB with that reached also the certification of Passivhaus Plus.  
Post date: 23 Sep 2020
Type: Case

The 2nd newsletter from Cultural-E project is out!   Check the project´s first year results:   Climate and cultural differences in energy use in domestic buildings Local policies and boundary conditions for PEHs How to support the design of Plus Energy Buildings: survey results   Latest updates on the channel:  
Post date: 23 Sep 2020
Type: News

The Low Energy Building Database is a repository of low-energy building information created to support the planning and development of low energy new build and refurbishment with exemplary case studies. This tool was developed following the Retrofit for Future (RfF) programme launched in the UK about ten years ago, when £17m have been allocated by the government for increasing the energy efficiency of the building stock.
Post date: 21 Sep 2020
Type: Tool

Supporting designers in the early stages of designing Plus Energy Buildings is strategic to ensure load reduction while still considering the household practices and enhancing the indoor environmental quality. To achieve this target, it is necessary to make use of effective building energy modeling with a clear view of the simulation results, thus allowing effective communication between the design team and the involved disciplines/stakeholders.  
Post date: 21 Sep 2020
Type: News

Webinaire L'ABC du crédit hypothécaire durable   Vous souhaitez acheter, rénover ou faire construire une habitation durable ? Vous ne savez pas par où commencer ? A quoi faut-il faire attention ? Comment financer ce projet ? Que signifient les termes frais de notaire, assurance solde restant dû, quotité, taux d’endettement, offre de crédit ? Nous vous l’expliquons, étape par étape, dans ce webinaire.   Orateur : Isabelle Huens  
Post date: 21 Sep 2020
Type: Event

European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Technology  will organize the 9th ICSD 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Development, with particular focus on Environmental, Economic and Socio-Cultural Sustainability.   The Conference theme is: "Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education".  
Post date: 13 Sep 2020
Type: Event

The end of August 2020 marks the conclusion of the Horizon 2020 Energy Efficient Data Protocol & Portal (EeDaPP) Project which has delivered – after 30 months of  intense work, data collection, market analysis and consultations – very important results for both the Industry and policymakers:
Post date: 11 Sep 2020
Type: Event

In the district of Statz in Mühlbachl, the local social housing agency implemented a residential project with three energy efficient buildings with 26 apartments and an overall surface of around 1270 m2, that reached the level klimaaktiv gold, the highest one according to the local energy standard.  
Post date: 9 Sep 2020
Type: Case

A thermal bridge ‘free’ design is one of the 5 fundamental principles of Passive House design and construction. But, what even is a thermal bridge? Why are they important? And how do we go about reducing or eliminating them?
Post date: 3 Sep 2020
Type: Link

Looking for something to keep the little ones busy?   Check out this video reading the International Passive House Association made of the children's book "We are Building a Passive Solar House" by Martina Feirer and Alexandra Frankel.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2020
Type: Link