ATLANTA – Recognising the amount of energy used by the residential building sector, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) are revising their residential energy standard with a goal of making it 50 percent more efficient than the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code, which serves as the industry benchmark.
Post date: 17 Nov 2016
The challenge of shape and form: understanding the benefits of efficient design (NF72)
Post date: 26 Oct 2016
The application of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is widely recognised as a solution to the efficient management of a project’s information over its entire life cycle.
Post date: 10 Oct 2016
Tactical Intelligence to Transform Building Design and Construction - SmartMarket Report
This SmartMarket report suggests that the US is poised for wider adoption of building practices that prioritise the physical, mental and social wellbeing of tenants and occupants.
Post date: 16 Sep 2016
Το Ελληνικό Ινστιτούτο Παθητικού Κτιρίου (ΕΙΠΑΚ) οργανώνει στην Αθήνα το 11ο Σεμινάριο καθώς και ένα Διαγωνισμό Πιστοποίησης Σχεδιαστών Παθητικών Κτιρίων, από 23 Σεπτεμβρίου έως 2 Οκτωβρίου 2016. Δικαίωμα συμμετοχής στο σεμινάριο και την εξέταση έχουν συγκεκριμένες ειδικότητες.
Post date: 13 Sep 2016
British Columbia, California, Florida and Regina Teams Top Winners in ASHRAE Student Design Competitions
ATLANTA, 31 August 2016 – Students from eight countries put their engineering skills to the test to design and select systems for a government building in China, as well as for a competition requiring them to “think globally, act locally.” Both competitions are held by ASHRAE.
Post date: 8 Sep 2016
47th International Congress and Exhibition on Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning
Post date: 2 Sep 2016
Within this report QUANTUM project investigated the existing quality gaps as well as their reasons and summarised existing guidelines, laws and services for quality management within construction projects in Europe.
Post date: 17 Aug 2016
In Laguna de Duero, Valladolid, Europe’s largest retrofit site is a massive undertaking designed to deliver significant energy savings and substantial reductions in CO2 emissions and improve comfort.
Post date: 12 Jul 2016
Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) is a green building certification system for emerging markets. EDGE, an innovation of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) -a member of the World Bank Group- makes it faster, easier and more affordable than ever before to build and brand green in 125 emerging markets.
Post date: 4 Jul 2016