Very low energy buildings

PROF/TRAC is a 3-year EU funded project targeting technical experts, architects, engineers and building managers involved in nZEB design, construction and management by developing a European training and qualification scheme as part of a life-long learning process for continuous development and up-skilling of professionals.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2017
Type: News

  This third issue of the MEnS project Newsletter provides news and insights on the project´s activities and links to learn more about MEnS training courses.   The MEnS project designs and implements high-level educational and training programmes for building professionals in 10 EU countries, encouraging the participation of women and unemployed professionals.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2017
Type: News

From 10– 12 November 2017, the International Passive House Days, organised by the International Passive House Association (iPHA) and its international Affiliates, will take place for the 14th year in a row. Passive House building owners can share their experiences and show what Passive House is all about by participating with their own Passive House home, office, or even construction site.   
Post date: 23 Feb 2017
Type: Event

  Sustainable renovation models for smarter cities     EU-GUGLE (European cities serving as Green Urban Gate towards Leadership in sustainable Energy), funded under the EU 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Innovation, aims to demonstrate the feasibility of nearly-zero energy building renovation models in view of triggering large-scale, Europe-wide replication in smart cities and communities by 2020.  
Post date: 22 Feb 2017
Type: Link

This workshop, which will be held on 26-27 June 2017 at the Technical Chamber of Corfu, on Corfu island, Greece, aims to discuss important aspects of Nearly-zero Energy Buildings: technologies, business models, policies, financing, definitions and best practice examples from South European countries' other EU supported projects.   The discussion among the event’s speakers and audience could lead to a municipal and regional policy to enhance the transition towards sustainable tourism and city development to accommodate potential visitors, through nZEB and ZEB approaches.
Post date: 22 Feb 2017
Type: Event

On 27 April 2017, just one day before the Passive House Conference 2017, experts from at least three Smart City projects will hold a joint workshop in Vienna, Austria, to share results and experiences on smart and sustainable refurbishment solutions for apartment buildings, with a particular focus on social housing.  
Post date: 22 Feb 2017
Type: Event

The final programme for the AIVC workshop: “Is ventilation the answer to indoor air quality control in buildings? Do we need performance-based approaches?" to be held in Brussels, Belgium on 14-15 March, 2017 is now available.  
Post date: 22 Feb 2017
Type: News

Accelerating Market Transformation for High-Performance Building Enclosures - State of market, policy developments, and lessons learned from the Passive House movement  
Post date: 21 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

Ni får härmed tillfälle att yttra er över föreslagna ändringar i Boverkets byggregler m.m. med tillhörande konsekvensutredningar. Boverket önskar synpunkter på förslagen med tillhörande konsekvensutredningar senast fredagen den 24 februari 2017.   Regeringen beslutade den 8 december om en ändring i plan- och byggförordningen, PBF. Ändringen medför att det övergripande ramverket för nära-nollenergibyggnader är definierat.  
Post date: 21 Feb 2017
Type: News

Energiškai efektyvių pastatų Lietuvoje daugės ir ateityje, nes pagal teisės aktų reikalavimus nuo 2016 metų lapkričio 1 d. visų naujai statomų pastatų energinio naudingumo klasė turi būti ne žemesnė kaip A.   Iš viso per 2016 m. buvo užregistruota ir paskelbta 34597 pastatų energinio naudingumo sertifikatai, iš kurių 15777 yra pastatų energinio naudingumo sertifikatai išduoti atliekant skaičiavimus, o 18820 yra tipiniai butų sertifikatai, kurie išduodami neatliekant skaičiavimų, priskiriant butui žemiausią energinio naudingumo klasę.  
Post date: 20 Feb 2017
Type: News