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By 2050 around 80% of the world's population will be living in urban areas. Currently, they occupy 3% of the Earth's surface but produce around 72% of greenhouse gases.   Growing urbanization along with climate change will have a serious impact on our life in cities in terms of air quality, warmer temperatures and higher flood risk. But solutions to reducing the environmental impact and improving people's quality of life has been found in nature.  
Post date: 24 lis 2020
Type: Aktualności

Wednesday 9 December 2020, 14:00-15:45 CET   The current development in building energy efficiency towards nZEB buildings represents a number of new challenges to design and construction.   One of these major challenges is the increased need for cooling in these highly insulated and airtight buildings, which is not only present in the summer period but also in the shoulder seasons and in offices even in midwinter.  
Post date: 23 lis 2020
Type: Termin

The concept of zero energy settlements is relatively new as, until recently, the focus of EU policy was mainly on the building scale. These days, in view of the ambitious 2050 full decarbonisation target, the revival of the ‘neighborhood’ concept and the need to reduce the initial and operational costs the benefits from designing at the settlement level have been put in the spotlight.   
Post date: 20 lis 2020
Type: Aktualności

We hope this newsletter finds you healthy and well during these unprecedented times.    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, TightVent continues to operate and adjust its communication, networking and awareness raising activities in the field of building & ductwork airtightness.   As usually, this edition rounds up our latest work & achievements followed by our partners product news.   
Post date: 19 lis 2020
Type: Aktualności

The building renovation sector has been moving towards the trend of using prefabricated renovation kits as an approach to effectively target the needs of any given project, and the design of kit-solutions that are able to respond to a range of requirements.  
Post date: 19 lis 2020
Type: Aktualności

The TripleA-reno Combined Labelling Scheme is the first such scheme developed especially for the renovation of dwellings, covering energy performance, indoor environmental quality, and well-being indicators.   
Post date: 18 lis 2020
Type: Tool

In the first webinar of TABEDE, we introduced you to demand response and how to implement a DR system, with or without a Building Management System, thanks to the TABEDE BMS-Extender solution.  
Post date: 17 lis 2020
Type: Termin

Join the team from the International Passive House Association for their new series:   iPHA Q&A with PHI!   Once a month, iPHA will sit down with experts from different departments at the Passive House Institute to hear about the work they do, what they offer and how you can make the most of those offerings!  
Post date: 16 lis 2020
Type: Termin

Around 50 million households in the European Union are estimated to be living in energy poverty – or energy vulnerability, unable to afford the energy needed to adequately heat or cool their homes. This is caused by a combination of factors including high energy costs, low household incomes and energy inefficient buildings, and can have severe impacts on health and wellbeing.  
Post date: 16 lis 2020
Type: Aktualności

The AIVC board decided in their last (online) meeting of September 2020 to start a project to collect, discuss and disseminate information about COVID-19 in relation to ventilation and airtightness.   A working group was created to define and carry out the project, with the title ‘Ventilation, airtightness and COVID-19’.   
Post date: 13 lis 2020
Type: Publication