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News

Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency Info Day

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...
Publication

Sustainability tool for assessment, planning, learning, and engaging (STAPLE)

In the construction industry, the popularity of sustainability and its benefits have been on the rise in recent years.   Alas, with various building sustainability assessment schemes on the market, there is still no single general method...
Publication

FACADE 2018 – ADAPTIVE!: Final conference COST TU1403 proceedings

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...
Event

ISOBIO: Building a climate-neutral Europe with natural bio-based construction materials

A new generation of innovators are revolutionising natural bio-based building by developing high performance products ready made for the mass market. To debate policies and initiatives to promote the use of these innovative...
Tool

Prosolis Webtool

Web Tool for Thermal and Daylight Characteristics Comparison of Glazing Complexes
Since these last years, the application of the European Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD) has led to a higher interest in summer comfort issue. In this context, the design of glazing complexes (glazing and solar shading) is a...
Case

Sulgrave Gardens Housing - Passive certified development - London

Sulgrave Gardens is a well-designed scheme with good architectural detail that over time is ageing well. Cartwright Pickard put a lot of resources into the project looking at the detail so that the finished product has got the right materials and...

Sulgrave Gardens comprises 30 family homes in four blocks with a mix of typologies (houses, apartments and maisonettes) and tenures (9 homes for affordable rent, 13 for shared ownership and 8 private houses) in a conservation area in West...
Case

Passive certified Office building "Aeroplis II"

Office building designed to use minimum energy and take what it needs from renewable sources, while offering optimal comfort for occupants – which was delivered in 06/2011

Aeropolis is an urban UFO. Its compact form sits square on street alignment south just to show it does belong there, discretely steps back west liberating a sunny plaza like a breather off the busy boulevard, and humbly aligns its cornice...
Event

The human dimension of building energy performance

The conference will gather researchers, professionals and practitioners from across the world to present and discuss the latest research on this topic.

The human factor affects significantly the actual energy performance over the building life cycle. The incorporation of behavioral insights into the building design and operation is starting to be recognized as a key topic. Research...