Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

The 7th edition of EeB PPP Project Review has been published. Every year, this publication presents the progress of a portfolio of European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. The 2018 edition presents 110 projects co-funded within the EeB PPP under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) from 2010 to 2013 and 58 projects co-funded under Horizon 2020 programme between 2014 and 2017. 
Post date: 18 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The annual report of 2017 of the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme presents an overview of progress made by the EBC Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects. It is consisting of three parts: the Chair's Statement, Project progress reports and practical background information. It also includes a summary of the latest outcomes of the Programme intended for policy and decision makers.   Highlights include:  
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme newsletter contains updates on ongoing and forthcoming research projects, and features new publications and website information, as well as topical articles of a general nature. It is intended for those active in fields relating to operational energy saving for buildings and communities.  
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The building sector is the largest energy-consuming sector in Europe. As retrofitting works are often unaffordable for people who own apartments in old blocks, the EU has had to step in   Spain is known as a land of sun and heat. But even here there are regions that have to face icy winter temperatures. In Valladolid, in the north of the country, many of the almost 300,000 inhabitants are in poorly isolated buildings built in the 1960s.  
Post date: 13 Jun 2018
Type: News

// Description The Docks de Ris district is located in the town of Ris-Orangis in Essonne, about 20 km south of Paris. Ris-Orangis has a population of 27,535 and belongs to the Évry Center Essonne (CAECE) agglomeration community, which comprises six municipalities and 116,676 inhabitants (INSEE 2011).   Located at the edge of natural and urban areas, Ris-Orangis is predominantly urban but has large green areas . Ris-Orangis is at the heart of one of the priority sites to boost the regional development strategy.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2018
Type: Case

This Webinar, organised by the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) and in collaboration with the BUILD UP team, is focused on teaching you all about Level(s), the new EU tool that provides a common EU approach to the assessment of environmental performance in the built environment.   The audience is aimed specifically at architects and all professionals in the building environment, who are interested in sustainable construction. There will be an explanation on how you can participate in future testing of Level(s).  
Post date: 6 Jun 2018
Type: News

DWC 2018 - 2018 West China (Chongqing) Exhibition on doors, windows and curtains Date: 27th-29th September, 2018     Venue: Chongqing International Expo Center, China Address: No. 66 of Yuelai Avenue, Yubei District, Chongqing City
Post date: 4 Jun 2018
Type: Event

The use of natural materials is growing rapidly in Argentina and other South American countries. Technical progress and policy implementation seem to go hand in hand  
Post date: 31 May 2018
Type: News

ABOUT THE EVENT: Electricity has driven the digital era, and heat has been essential to prepare food, to warm us in winter and to run and develop our industries. But all these processes that our modern societies and economies are built on also owe a lot to another decisive service: cooling.
Post date: 30 May 2018
Type: Event

One of the main objectives of 4RinEU is to improve the energy performances of existing buildings through the renovation of their envelope. Therefore, within the project, a new concept of façade is being developed, namely a timber prefabricated multifunctional façade. These façade elements do not replace the existing façade, but they are added externally to the existing façade to increase its performances.
Post date: 28 May 2018
Type: News