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The aim of the ZERO-PLUS (Acronym of "Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology") research project is to search for buildings design for new highly energy performing buildings.
Post date: 31 Aug 2017
Type: Case

This document, released by International Solar Energy Society (ISES), includes the proceedings of the 11th ISES EuroSun Conference, which was held on 11-14 October, 2016 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.   Contents include:  
Post date: 30 Aug 2017
Type: Publication

This guide, released by the Passivhaus Institute, is intended to supplement a technical document “Criteria for the Passivhaus EnerPHit and PHI Low Energy Standards”. The new guidance addresses the importance of certification, what the compliance process entails, and the benefits it brings to successful low energy building projects.  
Post date: 29 Aug 2017
Type: Publication

The performance of Passivhaus in new construction: Post occupancy evaluation of certified Passivhaus dwellings in the UK: Early Results    This paper published by the Passivhaus Trust, the UK Passive House Organisation, analyses the performance of a number of certified Passivhaus dwellings in the UK. The research is focused on certified new-build Passivhaus homes, both single dwellings and multi residential.  
Post date: 29 Aug 2017
Type: Publication

Smart interoperable electronic active valve, control eco-system and service to achieve superior building efficiency and user awareness     The business project relates to the development of an innovative product-service offer that intends to revolutionise the hydronic market.  
Post date: 25 Aug 2017
Type: Link

By Isabelle Maurizi (PRACSIS)  
Post date: 23 Aug 2017
Type: News

  By François Durier (CETIAT, France)     Certified characteristics of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) appliances are useful for product selection and users’ information needs. They also contribute to a fair competition between manufacturers. Certification of the energy performance parameters makes available trustworthy input data for the energy performance calculation of buildings.     What is certification?  
Post date: 23 Aug 2017
Type: News

We are now in the third week of the #h2020Buildings campaign on Twitter, highlighting some European funded projects related to heating and cooling; namely  
Post date: 18 Aug 2017
Type: Note

The project Next-Buildings (Next Zero Energy Buildings at lowest Cost by using Competitive Sustainable Technology), funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, is about the demonstration of very low energy buildings. In all demonstrations, the ambition is net zero carbon/energy or better (active or plus-energy house).
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The Horizon 2020 funded project GAIA (Green Awareness In Action) aims to promote positive behavioural changes within communities regarding energy consumption/awareness.  
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Link