Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

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Buildings account for around 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions in the European Union.   Curtains walls, associated with modern architecture and large office building stock, are often criticized for their limited insulation properties. Existing buildings, including historical ones, are responsible for up to 60% energy losses through the envelope.  
Post date: 10 Feb 2021
Type: News

Join the team from the International Passive House Association for their series: iPHA Q&A with PHI!   Once a month, iPHA sits 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: 10 Feb 2021
Type: Event

The SmartBuilt4EU project launches its first workshop to identify barriers, challenges and opportunities to support the take up of smart buildings in Europe.   This session will introduce the four task forces that will each address a specific theme (see below) and will kick off their respective activity.  
Post date: 10 Feb 2021
Type: Event

Brinova Arena Karlskrona is a multi functional venue suitable for both larger events and smaller sports activities. It is built to PHI Low Energy Standard and was completed in 2019.   Parties involved:  
Post date: 9 Feb 2021
Type: Case

Bâtiment et énergie / Séminaires et formations / Séminaires, colloques, visites de site / Séminaires à venir / Projets Low-Tech: inspiration   Vendredi 26 mars 2021 · 9H-16H30 en visioconférence avec traduction simultanée.   Programme:  
Post date: 8 Feb 2021
Type: Event

The multi-family house from the turn of the century was saved from demolition and extensively renovated. 6 apartments were set up with the latest technology and low energy consumption. The usable building fabric was carefully renovated and new elements added accordingly.   The comprehensive renovation enables comfort standards from the new building in the guise of an old building:  
Post date: 3 Feb 2021
Type: Case

Concept and objectives:   To reach the COP21 goal of nearly-zero energy, zero emission buildings MBLabs Labs strives to unleash the innovation potential of the SMEs of the Construction sector by lowering the entry barriers to test innovative solutions in a network of testing facilities in RTOs and Living Labs in 13 countries, most EU member states (ES, FR, BE, IT, DE, TR, UK, LU, PL, SE, HU, AT, IE) allowing a direct feedback from the end-users during the final development stages.
Post date: 3 Feb 2021
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   At Fundación Laboral de la Construcción, they have worked since 1992 to provide companies and employees alike the resources to be more professional, secure, qualified and with a more successful future ahead.   The sector is increasingly more united and connected, and works closer with society and the rest of sectors than ever before, to face the challenges of new times.  
Post date: 3 Feb 2021
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   The building integrated photovoltaics sector can benefit from innovations in construction and solar energy alike, even moreso when the two are in sync.   In the PVadapt project, combined innovations in modular construction and modular photovoltaics will lead to the creation of an adaptable and multifunctional BIPV system of substantially lower cost than conventional solutions.  
Post date: 3 Feb 2021
Type: Link

WHY ATTEND?   As digitalization drives sweeping changes across the construction sector leading to new ‘informed’ ways of working Building Information Modelling (BIM) will enable all workers in the industry to be part of this change.   WHO SHOULD ATTEND?  
Post date: 2 Feb 2021
Type: Event