historic buildings

On 31st of May the second issue of the 3ENCULT newsletter has been published. You can read it online, or download a pdf copy for offline reading.
Post date: 28 Ott 2012
Type: Note

The project 3ENCULT bridges the gap between conservation of historic buildings and climate protection, which is not an antagonism at all: historic buildings will only survive if maintained as living space. Energy efficient retrofit is useful for structural protection as well as for comfort reasons - comfort for users and “comfort” for heritage collections. 3ENCULT will demonstrate the feasibility of “Factor 4” to “Factor 10” reduction in energy demand, depending on the case and the heritage value.  
Post date: 11 Giu 2012
Type: Link

The 3ENCULT project has been awarded on 27 May with the "Premio Innovación AR&PA 2012" at AR&PA 2012 - at the 8th Biennial of Heritage Restoration and Management Fair that took place from 14 to 27 May 2012, in Valladolid, Spain. This award is given to the best innovation project presented at the fair and this year the jury decided to award 3ENCULT for its exemplary actions in boosting links between cultural heritage and society.
Post date: 4 Giu 2012
Type: News

3ENCULT explores the possibilities of this integration. Currently, most EPBD requirements exclude formally listed historic buildings. Evidently, conservation aspects make it less evident to demand energy efficiency targets when historic buildings undergo major renovation. But there are thinkable alternatives which encourage the choice for energy saving measures, without asking for the impossible.
Post date: 4 Giu 2012
Type: News

Schloss Retzhof is a hotel and conference center which had three different construction periods (16th c.,1960, 2009). The three buildings were supplied by a heating network; with a total heating area 4.000 m2.The initial situation: inefficient natural gas boiler, high energy cost. No insulation of building envelope (protection of historic monument). Energy consumption ratio ~ 185 kWh/m2/year. Demolition of boiler house to make room for new guest house.Goals of building owner:
Post date: 21 Dic 2011
Type: Caso

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Post date: 27 Dic 2009
Type: Evento