Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

TightVent Webinar | Ductwork airtightness: Standardisation’s on- going work and an overview of status and trends in Sweden, Japan, Spain and Portugal   Thursday 25 January 2018, 09:00-10:30 (Brussels time, CET)  
Post date: 20 Dec 2017
Type: Event

Green roofs are structurally engineered and generally comprise of six key components as illustrated in the figure bellow. These are:  
Post date: 19 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

In spite of mitigating the urban heat island phenomenon and offering numerous other benefits, green buildings have some potential disadvantages. Although they might be negligible or inconvenient to a particular group of people, these defects should be mentioned.  
Post date: 19 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

Green roofs, or living roofs as they are also known, can be classified according to type of usage, construction factors and maintenance requirements, into three different types; extensive, semi-intensive and intensive green roofs.  
Post date: 19 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

  Tuesday 21 November 2017, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Brussels time (CET)  
Post date: 18 Dec 2017
Type: News

Blokiwood® reinvents the wood frame   With the new targets for reducing carbon emissions in construction and government measures to develop the sector, wood is on the rise. A Savoyard company decided to ´make waves´ in the wood frame model market with its building solution.   Meeting with Joël Menard, founding director of Dom'Innov.   In which sector does Blokiwood® introduce innovation?  
Post date: 15 Dec 2017
Type: News

The  E2VENT WORKSHOP which will be held within the BUDMA - International Construction and Architectural Fair in Poznan, Poland.  
Post date: 15 Dec 2017
Type: Event

by Dimitra Papadaki (NKUA)   The growing field of nanotechnology can be found in healthcare, electronics, cosmetics, information technology, and environmental protection, but also in the building sector. It involves the production of materials and structures (nanomaterials) at a scale of 100 nanometres or less.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2017
Type: News

By Heike Erhorn-Kluttig (Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics)  
Post date: 11 Dec 2017
Type: News

by Christine Marlet (Eurogypsum aisbl)   Europe is the most urbanised continent outside of the Americas, with 73% of the current population living in urban environments; this is expected to rise to 80% by 2050. The largest challenge for the vast majority of European cities is their capacity to adapt to the evolving needs of the inhabitants who face scarcity of housing with the resultant increase in cost of living.  
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
Type: Note