Thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics

The webinar aims at answering the following questions :””How AdoRES can trigger – at a Financial standpoint – the Deep Renovation of Buildings towards NZEBs?”.   During the webinar, the Financial tools developed in the framework of ABRACADABRA project and the feasibility of case studies all over Europe will be presented in order to demonstrate that the “ABRACADABRA way” can be a pillar of the EU to support energy transition.  
Post date: 17 Jan 2019
Type: News

To debate policies and initiatives to promote the use of these innovative materials to decarbonise construction the ISOBIO project partners invite policy makers, industry, civil society groups and all interested stakeholders to an event on 29 January in Brussels.   
Post date: 15 Jan 2019
Type: Event

The concept of energy sufficiency is gaining increasing attention as a potentially promising approach to mitigating climate change. However, there is no single agreed definition of energy sufficiency. Some authors consider energy sufficiency to be a particular level of energy service consumption that is consistent with human well-being and environmental limits.
Post date: 14 Jan 2019
Type: Publication

The construction of the Aulario for the School of Industrial Engineering of the University of Valladolid presents an extraordinary casuistry from several points of view: it recovers a well-known space of the traditional culture of the university, it has been projected as a building of almost null energy, and it recovers and improves the previous experience of the University of Valladolid in the realisation of sustainable building in all its aspects (cultural, economic, environmental, and social).
Post date: 14 Jan 2019
Type: Case

Now more than ever, you need to be sure you’re getting the maximum return from every euro and minute available to you. By putting all the products, people and knowledge you need in one place, FM Ireland offers the best possible return on your investment. So if you only have the time and budget to attend one event this year, make it this one.   The complete event for those involved in managing, maintaining and operating facilities of all kinds.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: Event

Ecobuild is one of the worldwide largest events for ecological design, sustainable construction and enviromental protection. Exhibitors represent the complete spectrum of sustainable construction products, for new build and refurbishment, residential and commercial projects. The best-known names in the sector continue to choose Ecobuild as their most important marketing platform seeking out and highlighting the continuing opportunities for sustainable construction.
Post date: 9 Jan 2019
Type: Event

CONSTRUCTION – RENOVATION – REDEVELOPMENT– EFFICIENCY   These are the watchwords in the construction industry today.   The goal is to move from energy-hungry buildings to ones that actually produce energy thanks to intelligent use of solar panels and geothermal systems. Passive homes featuring insulation materials and technologies with the capacity to minimize heat loss and wasted energy.  
Post date: 8 Jan 2019
Type: Event

Why not plan ahead and get informed on Energy Efficiency funding opportunities for 2019? With €112M available in the Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency Call 2019, with deadline in September 2019, there are opportunities to fund market uptake and coordination & support projects.  
Post date: 19 Dec 2018
Type: News

On 26th and 27th November 2018, the Competence Centre Building Envelope of Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts once again hosted the international conference FACADE 2018 at the KKL Lucerne. This year’s event has been also the closing conference of the COST Action TU1403 “Adaptive Facades Network”, which was initiated by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts four years ago.
Post date: 19 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

On 12th December the World Green Building Council launched a new guide to creating healthier homes that in turn, are healthier for the planet. The guide takes a combination of the latest research into air quality, thermal and acoustic comfort and lighting and translates it into simple, low-cost and practical strategies to make the home environment healthier for both people and planet.
Post date: 18 Dec 2018
Type: Publication