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The building was built in 2018 and it hosts 1300 students in food and body-care professions. The floors develop a useful surface around 9,000 m² distributed in two wings flanking a central courtyard:   On the street side, the reception wing, of general and scientific education: The construction integrates the soft natural environmental technologies of the site with the will to be applied pedagogical support and lived of the sobriety for the energy transition.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: Case

Currently, the reliable evaluation of self-consumption and the interaction between the buildings and the grid is becoming crucial for the design. Nevertheless, the calculation approaches widely used allow for monthly and yearly evaluations of the energy demand.   Coping this issue, PVopti is an effective support for retrieving hourly energy demand profiles and photovoltaic production, evaluating the interaction with the grid and the self-consumption rate starting from the annual consumptio  
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Tool

Concept:   C-Track 50 aims to mobilise and guide public authorities at a local and regional level, in order to achieve climate resilience and carbon neutrality by 2050.   Objectives:    1-Enhancing the cooperation between the different levels of governances, both at the vertical and horizontal level, in 11 European countries
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Link

General objectives:   InBetween  project  aims to create more energy efficient lifestyles towards a global process that foreseen assisting Users to IDENTIFY energy wastes, LEARN how they can conserve energy and MOTIVATE them to act.  
Post date: 28 May 2019
Type: Link

BERTIM develops a prefabricated solution which provides the opportunity to renovate improving energy performance, air quality, aesthetics, comfort, and property value at the same time, while ensuring low intrusiveness during renovation works.   The manufacturing of the solution is included in a holistic methodology for the renovation project process, from data collecting to installation.  
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: Link

The project uses comprehensive Green Homes certifications to assess and recognize top performing residential projects incorporating sustainable construction principles.    Evidence from financial and technical modeling have proven that investing in energy efficiency and other green building attributes for homes:
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: Link

The objective of the project is to provide communities with the technology and support to help reduce energy consumption in their homes and to investigate ways in which communities can work towards more sustainable life styles. It is an ongoing three year project with pilot studies in Brussels (Belgium), Amsterdam (Netherlands) and Bergen (Norway).   Aim: “Reduce electricity consumption in households through community participation and technological solutions”:
Post date: 9 May 2019
Type: Link

The Swiss BiPV Competence Centre was created in 2005 within the Institute for Applied Sustainability to the Built Environment (ISAAC).   It aims to combine the competences of the department of Architecture of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) with those of ISAAC offering a new and appropriate approach to photovoltaics for architects.  
Post date: 8 May 2019
Type: Link

The Belgian Building Research Institute is a private research institute founded in 1960 under impulse of the National Federation of Belgian Building Contractors in application of the so-called "De Groote" decree-law of 1947.   This decree-law named after the former Minister of Economic Affairs was specifically aimed at the promotion of applied research in the construction industry, in order to improve its competitiveness.  
Post date: 8 May 2019
Type: Link

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 May 2019
Type: Event