Improving the energy efficiency of heritage buildings is one of the priorities of the European Commission. Historical buildings play an important role for their cultural value and social identity within the vast real estate heritage. Only by carefully planning the energy refurbishment of these buildings is it possible to improve users’ comfort while preserving the architectural features for which they are protected.
Post date: 7 paź 2019
Historic buildings can be considered the symbol of European cities, towns and villages; entire districts are a unique proof of the European cultural heritage. Currently, about 35% of the EU's buildings are over 50 years old and almost 75% of the building stock is energy inefficient.
Post date: 4 paź 2019
L’evento, nella prima giornata ha approfondito le innovazioni dei sistemi geotermici per il riscaldamento e il raffreddamento sviluppate nell'ambito del progetto H2020 Cheap-GHSP; nella seconda giornata, ha permesso di discutere ed esplorare le potenzialità del protocollo italiano GBC Historic Building, primo sistema di valutazione energetico-ambientale al mondo che può colmar
Post date: 11 cze 2019
Under the main topics of discussion, subjects of preservation and rehabilitation methodologies and technologies, as well the importance of the economic and social impacts of preservation practices are here covered as the main leading guidelines for the conference debate.
Post date: 8 Maj 2019
Les clusters Habitat Sustentável (Portugal) et CAP Construction (Belgique) ont le plaisir de vous inviter ce 27 mai à une après-midi de conférences centrées sur la « Rénovation Durable des Bâtiments dans les Centres Urbains », suivie d’une séance de networking avec des entreprises portugaises actives sur la thématique.
Post date: 2 Maj 2019
The SUSHI project stems from a holistic approach to facing common challenges that have already been identified in historic districts of six cities in five countries: Lisbon (PT), Valletta (MT), Savona (IT), Ptuj (SI), Nicosia (CY), and Sassari (IT). With the idea of sharing, the project will adopt a common structure to identify opportunities for innovation, which will accelerate the learning process and transform historic districts into sustainable and lively districts.
Post date: 25 lut 2019
On the one hand, historic buildings stand for a considerable part of societal energy use and the pressure to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions is increasing. On the other hand, the historic building stock is an important cultural and material resource that we need to manage carefully for the benefit of present and future generations. Thus, we must find ways to balance the needs of building conservation and energy conservation.
Post date: 31 lip 2018
Nowadays resources are running out quickly, it’s necessary to consider how the construction industry influences the environment using different materials and sources during all the building’s life cycle. For this reason, in every transformation phases it’s necessary to consider concepts as sustainability and green buildings. These are diffused from hundreds kind of green assessment tools, developed to measure sustainability goals in building sector and to compare the project with possible best practices or other green buildings.
Post date: 20 lip 2018
As part of the European Research programme, COST (Cooperation in Science and Technology), since 2017 a network of researchers and experts from industry, academic and technological development organisations have been actively addressing the question of what would a paradigm shift in sustainability in the built environment sector look like. A new paradigm calls for a more comprehensive and holistic approach to sustainability, one that focuses less on energy, but rather on actively contributing to the regeneration and improvement of people, society and planet health.
Post date: 29 cze 2018
This paper presents a case study of a sustainable certification of a building renovation. The new LEED® rating system, GBC Historic BuildingTM protocol, proposed by Green Building Council Italy and addressed to Italian historical heritage, was applied to the High School “A. Canova” in Treviso, chosen because it was built before 1945 and it required a restoration work.
Post date: 28 cze 2018