Environmental issues related to buildings

The Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) Green Building Symposium is known for green progress in Polish property industry, and an energetic platform for ideas, collaboration, partnership and learning. It is where the principles and passions of the green building community are galvanised and grow.  
Post date: 26 Sep 2017
Type: Event

AIVC Ventilation Information Paper #37: Impact of Energy Policies on Building and Ductwork Airtightness  
Post date: 25 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

The Young Energy Researchers Conference is part of the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED). Linked to the main topics of the WSED18, the conference has 2 tracks, one for biomass and one for energy efficiency.   The 2 best contributions are honoured with the awards "Best Young Energy Researcher: Energy Efficiency" and "Best Young Energy Researcher: Biomass". The researchers receive 1,000 Euro each as prize money.  
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Type: Event

SAVE-THE-DATE! Stakeholder Workshop during European Vocational Skills Week 2017, 23 November 2017.   Construction industry professionals and VET practitioners please SAVE-THE-DATE for the Stakeholder Workshop that will take stock of the European BUILD UP Skills initiative and debate the way forward!  
Post date: 21 Sep 2017
Type: Event

The Independent AirTightness Testing Scheme (iATS) is a scheme created for companies (including sole traders and partnerships) that carry out air tightness testing activities and to provide reassurance to clients that the work is carried out to a high degree of quality and integrity.   iATS is authorised to operate as a Competent Persons Scheme (CPS) for air tightness testing, effective from 18 April 2015.   If you would like more information about the scheme, please click on the link provided below.
Post date: 19 Sep 2017
Type: Link

By Roberta d’Angiolella and Marine Faber– BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe)   
Post date: 19 Sep 2017
Type: News

"Low carbon energy transition? Together it is possible"     This two-day event, which will take place on 19 and 20 October 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic, gives energy stakeholders from government, research, NGOs and business from more than 10 countries of Central and Eastern Europe the opportunity to collaborate towards sustainability.  
Post date: 11 Sep 2017
Type: Event

How to use excess heat from the electricity generation of remote biogas power stations? Can the excess heat contribute to the climate protection? The German Ministry of the Environment is supporting a pilot project in the rural district Landsberg am Lech that develops a mobile heat supply system based on excess heat. The heat of the biogas power stations is distributed in a flexible way to different users, including a retirement home and a high school. Due to the distance between the station and possible users, a heating network would be uneconomical.
Post date: 8 Sep 2017
Type: News

This issue of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre’s (AIVC) newsletter provides links and information on newly released AIVC publications and major upcoming AIVC events. Moreover, this issue outlines completed and on-going AIVC projects from 2011 to 2017 and redirects to more detailed information available on the AIVC website. Last but not least, Dr. Andy Persily presents significant advance in the fields of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and ventilation, with a new approach for estimating C02 generation rates from building occupants.   Contents include:  
Post date: 8 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

ACEEE is now accepting abstracts for the 2018 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, "Making Efficiency Easy and Enticing" to be held at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, California.
Post date: 7 Sep 2017
Type: News