School of the Future

Publication

Der energieeffiziente Universitätscampus - Pilotprojekte der Forschungsinitiative EnEff:Stadt

In der Initiative EnEff:Stadt werden innovative Forschungsprojekte gefördert, mit dem Ziel, den Energieverbrauch von Stadtquartieren zu verringern. In diesem Rahmen werden, neben der Entwicklung neuer Technologien und Planungsinstrumente,...
Tool

School of the Future Information Tool

The School of the Future Information Tool was created within the EU FP7 project School of the Future (ENER/FP7/260102,) and completed in January 2016.   The internet-based tool provides decision makers and technical staff of public...
News

NIBS offers webinar on "Create & Maintain High Performing Education Facilities"

The Gordian Group in partnership with Sightlines and the National Institute of Building Sciences is organising a webinar to be held on Wednesday 22 June 2016, 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST/ 8:00pm CET. The event will address funding...
Event

Create & Maintain High Performing Education Facilities

Wednesday 22 June 2016, 2:00 pm EST / 11:00 am PST/ 8:00pm (CET)   This webinar will address funding challenges faced in primary and secondary, and higher education in the U.S. Presenters will share resources, case studies and...
News

UK's poorly designed schools spend £150m extra annually on unnecessary operation and maintenance costs

A new report, released by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), finds that poorly designed schools spend upwards of £150 million on unnecessary operation and maintenance costs each year, cause pupils to underperform and...
Publication

Better spaces for learning

This report, published by UK’s Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), highlights the vital importance of school design and how it affects the general health and wellbeing of their users, the children and their teachers; it also...
Publication

Impact of the indoor environment on learning in schools in Europe

This paper, released by the Fraunhofer, Institut für Bauphysik – IBP, reveals that many schools across Europe do not provide an adequate indoor environment for their students; they fail to provide a sufficient outdoor air supply rate and...
Publication

ZEMedS project: Energy results for case studies renovations

This report presents the final results of  ZEMedS (Zero Energy MEDiterranean Schools) project toolkits and case studies. Toolkits are addressed to building designers and policy makers and contain technical and financial resources, whereas...