School of the Future

Publication

School of the Future retrofit guideline: "Building construction elements"

This guideline, released by the “School of the Future” project, focusses on building construction elements. The publication deals with the building envelope covering an overview of insulation materials, examples of roof and facade...
Tool

School of the Future: Simple to use calculation tool for the energy assessment of school buildings - ASCOT Light

The calculation tool ASCOT - Assessment tool for additional construction cost in sustainable building renovation – was originally developed for dwellings. The purpose of the ASCOT tool is to assist the user in evaluating and thereby...
Publication

Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (nZEB) Status Report in Mediterranean countries

This report is a deliverable of the Zero Energy MEDiterranean Schools (ZEMedS) project, which focuses on renovating schools from EU regions on the Mediterranean coast. The document presents the current situation in 4 Mediterranean...
Case

Student housing: Marne La Vallée

This is the reconversion of an old farmhouse with the objective of installing the student housing for Paris Est Marne-La-Vallée. The main buildings have been preserved except for the East wing as the original condition did not allow for...
Publication

Towards an identification of European indoor environments’ impact on health and performance - homes and schools.

This white paper, released by the Fraunhofer, Institut für Bauphysik – IBP, pinpoints key findings from a large literature screening of the impact of European indoor environments on health and performance in homes and schools. According to...
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Schulgebäude im Langzeitmonitoring (BINE Projektinfo 09/2015)

Die Gebhard-Müller-Schule in Biberach hat durch ein wissenschaftliches Intensivmonitoring und resultierende Anpassungen im Betrieb der Gebäudetechnik den Primärenergieverbrauch um 30% senken können. In einer zweiten Stufe wurde nun ein...
Publication

Adaptive Thermal Comfort: Foundations and Analysis

This book covers all aspects of Adaptive Thermal Comfort; it is the second part of a three volume set. The first part of the current volume discusses the development of the adaptive approach to thermal comfort since the 1960s. It presents...
Case

High school Colbert de Lorient - Buildings B and C

Educational buildings dating from 1959. A thermal renovation was undertaken by implementing a prefabricated wooden panel frame for external insulation. The insulation, rainscreen, joinery and part of the external coating were assembled...