Thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics

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On 15 July 2020, the Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR) will co-host the online event “Building the future 2020 – boosting innovation in the construction industry”. Projects developing new construction materials to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings and fostering a circular economy will show how this industry can become more sustainable. The event also concludes the EU project INNOVIP.  
Post date: 10 Jul 2020
Type: Event

With the aim of a Europe-wide comparability of acquired skills, a competence database has been developed. This database provides a basis for the mutual recognition of skills of professionals throughout Europe.
Post date: 3 Jul 2020
Type: News

How to set-up a One-Stop-Shop for home energy renovation:  The 08 July 2020 from 11:00 until 12:30:    This webinar will focus on the conclusions of the INNOVATE project and give practical recommendations on how to set up a One-Stop-Shop.   About this Event
Post date: 1 Jul 2020
Type: Event

Join us on Monday, July 13 at 9pm CEST for the next instalment in our biweekly series of iPHA Community Meet Ups!  
Post date: 1 Jul 2020
Type: Event

Dwellings provide not just a living space, but act as a pandemic shelter, a workplace, an impromptu school, a gym, a playground and more.  Katja Maununaho, Sini Saarimaa, Jyrki Tarpio and Sofie Pelsmakers (Tampere University) critique current apartment design and contemplate how apartments can be designed to be adaptable and respond better to many existing and new needs.   
Post date: 29 Jun 2020
Type: News

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.       Quantum Leap | Costa Rica   Sep 2 - 4, 2020 San Jose, Costa Rica  
Post date: 29 Jun 2020
Type: Event

SPHERE’s ultimate goal is the Improvement and optimisation of buildings’ energy design, construction, performance, and management, reducing construction costs and their environmental impact while increasing overall energy performance. SPHERE project will integrate two planes of research, innovation and improvement:  
Post date: 26 Jun 2020
Type: Link

Webinar 9: The perception of sound and heat pumps   Date: 2.09.2020Time: 10:10 – 11:22 am CEST   Speakers (TBC):
Post date: 26 Jun 2020
Type: Event

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Free   Whole House Deep Retrofit – AECB Expert Advisor Robert Prewett   Robert Prewett – Architect specialising in low energy fabric first design for new build and retrofit. Passivhaus certified designer.  
Post date: 22 Jun 2020
Type: Event

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that people spend approximately 90% of their time indoors in residential and non-residential buildings and that 26 million European children are living in unhealthy homes. With the objective of safeguarding the wellbeing of EU citizens by delivering improvements in Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ), the Informal IEQ Gathering of eight European industry associations is proud to present its Healthy Buildings for All Manifesto.   
Post date: 22 Jun 2020
Type: Publication