Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) and the Federal Chamber of German Architects (BAK) organise a panel discussion which will take place on Thursday 22 June 2017 (09.00 - 10.30) in Brussels, Belgium, within the framework of the EUSEW 2017 Policy Conference.  
Post date: 23 May 2017
Type: Event

Study Tour on June 20 - Towards NZEB: Visit Brussels Exemplary Buildings   Within the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017 (EUSEW),  Brussels Environment invites you to visit two exemplary buildings in the Brussels-Capital Region on Tuesday 20 June.   Programme (bilingual English-French)  
Post date: 22 May 2017
Type: Event

Die Energietage 2017 in Berlin sind vorüber – über 300 Referent*innen und tausende Veranstaltungsteilnehmer diskutierten in 50 Einzelkongressen drei Tage lang die Energiewende in Deutschland.   Veranstaltungsmaterialien und Hintergründe finden Sie ab sofort auf der Webseite des Berliner Energietage-Managements:  
Post date: 19 May 2017
Type: News

  This technical memorandum released by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) provides a domestic overheating risk assessment methodology. It can be applied to dwellings, care homes and student residences. The methodology is intended for use by designers in order to influence building design for the better. It could be used at the planning stage to assess risk, as well as at later stages of design.   Contents include: Introduction  
Post date: 17 May 2017
Type: Publication

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has recently published TM59: Design methodology for the assessment of overheating risk in homes. This webinar accompanies this publication and will explain the methodology and present a real-life project case study of the application.   The event will provide:  
Post date: 17 May 2017
Type: Event

This guide for window installers was produced by six professional organisations that are members of the French Building Federation (FFB) and representatives of the design, manufacture and installation of windows. Its objective is to provide window installers with assistance in the prescription of ventilation air inlets on window frames during window changing operations in an existing building, so that the installation complies with the requirements of the regulations.
Post date: 16 May 2017
Type: Publication

3rd Webinar - Training in Smart and Zero Energy Buildings by Cyprus Institute & nZEB Case studies organised by Cyprus University of Technology   In the first session hosted by Cyprus University of Technology, a case study of energy efficiency refurbishment towards Near Zero Energy Houses was presented including various refurbishment measures such as:
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: News

This interactive web-tool, released in the framework of the EU project RENEW SCHOOL was launched to guide decision makers to well-informed decisions for school buildings and renovation options The main decisions to make include:  
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: Tool

Renew School: Sustainable school building renovation promoting timber prefabrication, indoor environment quality and active use of renewables  
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: Publication

Renew School: Sustainable school buildings in Europe with prefabricated timber elements - Examples and experiences   This best-practice brochure, released in the framework of the EU project RENEW SCHOOL presents an overview of innovative school renovation projects realised throughout Europe. It aims at showing that major changes in school architecture are becoming visible and inspire national projects to sustainability and energy efficiency.  
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: Publication