Very low energy buildings

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With its Efficiency House Plus initiative, the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community is giving new impulses to research and development in the field of energy-efficient building. At the same time, the principles of economy, technological freedom, simplification and the voluntary aspect of measures continue to apply. Furthermore, the Efficiency House Plus building standard allows a high level of design freedom. This brochure provides information on the results achieved so far.  
Post date: 18 Mag 2020
Type: Publication

In its 2018 landmark report, Global Warming of 1.5°C, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned of a catastrophic climate breakdown if global average temperatures rose by 2°C. Negative consequences for our communities and planet would be long-lasting and, in some cases, irreversible. Recent events in countries like Australia have shown us a glimpse of the future and that the worst, if we do not act now, is yet to come.   
Post date: 13 Mag 2020
Type: News

Sustainable energy Positive & zero cARbon CommunitieS Project description   An inclusive process for the urban sustainable energy transition to smart cities  
Post date: 12 Mag 2020
Type: Link

Press conference by Webcast (GoToMeeting) - Two appointments only!   Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 11am and 7pm CEST   Join the Passive House Institute’s founder Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Feist and gain insight into the global building industry today and what it could be tomorrow: Sustainable, comfortable and healthy. Prof. Feist will discuss Passive House, the role of science and ethics in construction and the future of the industry post-COVID 19.  
Post date: 12 Mag 2020
Type: Evento

The construction sector is essential for an economic recovery after the COVID-19 crisis. It can rapidly create large amounts of jobs and involves far-reaching value chains of small and large businesses. In 2015, the sector accounted for 11-13% of global GDP. It is indeed a major employer: 7% of total global employment or 220 million jobs depend on it. Globally, USD 4.5 trillion were spent on construction and renovation of buildings in 2018.  
Post date: 11 Mag 2020
Type: News

klimaaktiv bronze*   New apartment building completed in 2020. The entire residential complex is planned to be barrier-free. It is the new construction of a residential complex as passive house construction with 12 barrier-free or adaptable apartments, 4 of which are intended as serviceable apartments. There are also 13 underground parking spaces and 5 outdoor parking spaces.  
Post date: 7 Mag 2020
Type: Caso

The 10 houses of Hem are the first homes rehabilitated in France to zero energy and any form of consumption guaranteed for 25 years. Energiesprong is an initiative initiated in the Netherlands in 2013. Vilogia tested in France the first prototypes of this approach on 10 houses built in 1950 in Hem near Lille. Vilogia aims to rehabilitate 500 homes over 5 years using the same method. The Energiesprong method is as follows: using the current technological tools (digital and industrial method) to rehabilitate a dwelling in 3 weeks.  
Post date: 7 Mag 2020
Type: Caso

Disruptive polyurethane foams with improved passive fire protection to increase energy efficiency & safety in buildings, houses and transport. PUR for improved thermal insulation  
Post date: 7 Mag 2020
Type: Link

This free webinar series showcases a range of services, technologies and materials that can assist in creating high quality, energy efficient, green homes. The series will run on Wednesdays at 1pm for four weeks. See schedule below:   13/05/20 – Air Source Heat Pumps & nZEB Compliance – Ian Killock &  Niall Duffy, Daikin
Post date: 7 Mag 2020
Type: Evento

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Slovenia, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), describing among other things:  
Post date: 6 Mag 2020
Type: Publication