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Make your building the star!    Shoot a video of your Passive House project and share it with the world!   Find all the video entries on YouTube: International Mid-year Passive House Open days  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: Event

The dates for the International Passive House Open Days are set! Take part from November 6-8 for your chance to experience the comfort of Passive House buildings for yourself!  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: Event

2020 Pas­si­ve Hou­se Award: In­ter­na­tion­al ar­chi­tec­tur­al com­pet­i­tion for highly en­ergy ef­fi­cient build­ings.  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: Event

'Build­ing the fu­ture - sus­tain­ably' is the slo­gan of the up­com­ing 24th annual In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce in Ger­many´s cap­it­al Ber­lin this coming September 20-21, 2020  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: Event

The International Passive House Association Blog is filled with entries related to highly energy efficient buildings. Topics include summer comfort, the first Passive House hospital, energy efficient high rises, integrating renewable energy sources into highly energy efficient buildings and much more! We encourage you to get involved by providing us with your feedback, content suggestions or simply joining the discussion and commenting on our posts.
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: Link

Cultural Heritage in Action is one of the actions of the European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage  of the European Commission. It is a peer-learning programme that will allow over 100 local and regional policy makers to exchange knowledge on cultural heritage, with a focus on participatory governance, adaptive reuse and quality of interventions.  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: News

Sustainable construction focuses on creating structures that are built and operate efficiently. Sustainable construction is needed to reserve the limited amount of resources we have on earth. It becomes more imperative to produce sustainable construction solutions, as the population continues to grow. Preserving the planet is the most important benefit of sustainable construction, but there are also other benefits like building cost reduction and increased worker productivity. Below mentioned is a list of 7 benefits associated with sustainable construction.
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: News

The STARDUST project supported the 2019 edition of the Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions Conference in Bolzano. During the event, STARDUST partners from Eurac Research gave two presentations on the STARDUST smart urban interventions being implemented in Trento  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: News

Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum ended its second day on 19 March on a high note as a record of more than 600 participants awaited the launch of the EU City Facility (EUCF).  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: News

Against the background of climate change and increasing environmental awareness, new build construction is booming in some regions, while others face the challenge of retrofitting whole districts. In short: there has never been a better time to future-proof our building stock. The recent 23rd annual International Passive House Conference in Gaobeidian, China not only highlighted the international applicability of the Passive House standard, but also the enormous opportunity it presents to reduce CO2 emissions in the building sector.  
Post date: 26 Feb 2020
Type: Publication