Indoor environment (thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics)

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

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...
Publication

Make homes healthier for people and planet

In conjunction with the World Climate Summit at COP24, the World Green Building Council launches Healthier Homes, Healthier Planet guide.

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...
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...
News

Green Building Councils urge European Commission to recognise unparalleled potential of the built environment sector in delivering a climate neutral Europe

Today, over 20 countries from the World Green Building Council's Europe Network, (WorldGBC Europe) have signed an open letter urging the European Commission to recognise the vital role of the built environment sector in delivering a...