Thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics

As building envelopes and mechanical and electrical equipment become more efficient, the impact of occupants on building energy increases.   Meanwhile trends in teleworking, co-working, and home-sharing mean vastly different occupancy than the standard occupancy schedules.   Finally, global expectations for comfort are increasing, while a variety of new technologies may or may not succeed in meeting this demand.
Post date: 10 Jul 2019
Type: Event

Register to attend this buildingSMART webinar titled "An Introduction to buildingSMART standards" delivered by Mark Baldwin, an Australian architect and BIM subject matter expert.   In this webinar we will give a short introduction to the IFC standard, its structure, its history and future.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Event

Animé en partenariat avec plusieurs plateformes locales du Grand Est, il constitue un guichet unique vous permettant de bénéficier de l’accompagnement personnalisé d’un conseiller en efficacité énergétique indépendant qui suivra votre projet du début à la fin et vous guidera vers une rénovation complète réussie et profitable    Pourquoi choisir Oktave ?   Un accompagnement personnalisé  
Post date: 2 Jul 2019
Type: Link

  Plusieurs entreprises portugaises avaient fait le déplacement pour partager leurs retours d'expériences et pour rencontrer des acteurs belges du secteur de la rénovation.  
Post date: 2 Jul 2019
Type: News

The 2019 SBE Conference in Cardiff will take place in a city centre location over 2 days on the 24th and 25th September 2019. The conference will include a series of key note speaker presentations, break-out sessions, workshops, a climate change round table debate and limited number of ‘on location’ visits demonstrating best practice.  
Post date: 2 Jul 2019
Type: Event

This is the first block of housing certified in Spain built in 2017 under the Passivhaus standard, and therefore has a demand for heating below 15kWh / m2a, and a heating load of 10W / m2.   This implies that a floor of 75m2 will have a heating load of only 750W, so with a hair dryer there would be enough to heat two houses.   To achieve this the following principles have been applied:  
Post date: 1 Jul 2019
Type: Case

Graz University of Technology, together with ETH Zürich, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, is happy to inform you about the upcoming SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT D-A-CH CONFERENCE 2019 – SBE19 Graz, which will take place at Graz University of Technology, Austria from 11 – 14 September 2019.   The conference topics are divided in the categories:  
Post date: 1 Jul 2019
Type: Event

Este prima casă pasivă premium din România și în top 10 din lume, este o casă construită de la buldozer la întrerupător în mai puțin de 7 luni, este o casă cu materiale și tehnologie de rachete spațiale în ea, este automatizată complet și înțesată de sensori, are 14 aplicații care sub o interfață comună o fac integral controlabilă de pe telefon, este o casă care a generat pe Youtube peste 50 de milioane de vizualizări și lista de superlative continuă.  
Post date: 28 Jun 2019
Type: Case

Good IEQ is a cornerstone of ensuring health, comfort, wellbeing and productivity in buildings, while reducing the building stock’s climate impact is essential to the EU’s commitments under the Paris agreement.  
Post date: 28 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Das EU Horizont 2020-Projekt CoNZEBs (Cost reduction of new Nearly Zero‐Energy Buildings) hat eine Broschüre für aktuelle und zukünftige Bewohner von Niedrigstenergiegebäuden entwickelt.   Sie informiert über Erfahrungen, Erwartungen und Zusatznutzen von Niedrigstenergiegebäuden (engl. Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs)) und ist in vier Sprachen erhältlich (Deutsch, Dänisch, Italienisch und Slowenisch).   Broschüre  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Publication