In the construction industry, the popularity of sustainability and its benefits have been on the rise in recent years.
Post date: 19 Dec 2018
Energy efficiency is "an energy source in its own right". By 2030 more energy will be saved than the amount of oil-based energy then, thus energy efficiency is expected to actually become the “first fuel”.
Post date: 18 Dec 2018
The growth of global urban population drives unprecedented construction, resulting in embodied carbon emissions from new buildings alone to excess of 100 gigatons by 2060. If all construction activity, including infrastructure and renovations, are included, the global construction activity carbon until 2060 is set to exceed 230 gigatons, unless carbon intensity is drastically cut.
Post date: 12 Dec 2018
This series of bi-weekly webinars is intended to bring you up to speed with what nZEB means for the residential sector. Sign up for a single webinar or for the series and find out all you need to know without leaving your desk. Ask questions of the experts wherever you are.
Session 1 – Introduction to nZEB Residential – Thursday 4 October | 1pm – 2pm
Presenter: Emmanuel Bourdin, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and Orla Coyle, SEAI
Post date: 21 Nov 2018
Οι διήμερες εκδηλώσεις της PASSIEXPO για το Παθητικό Κτίριο θα περιλαμβάνουν :
Τρία Εξειδικευμένα Εργαστήρια (ΠΑΡΑΣΚΕΥΗ 02/11/2018 4.00μμ το απόγευμα)
Air tightness Masterclass Workshop: Για πρώτη φορά στην Ελλάδα θα διεξαχθεί εξειδικευμένο σεμινάριο για την αεροστεγανότητα των κτιρίων και τον έλεγχο αυτής. Οι συμετέχοντες θα ζουν ζωντανά πως τοποθετούμε αεροστεγανά ενα κούφωμα , πως εξασφαλίζουμε στεγανά συστήματα σωληνώσεων, πως κάνουμε ενα τέστ υποπίεσης κτιρίου. Το εργαστήριο διεξάγεται με την υποστήριξη της SIGA SWISS
Post date: 17 Oct 2018
The International Living Future Institute is hosting a series of Living Building Challenge Workshops and events across the continent aiming to share and teach:
Post date: 24 Sep 2018
The World Green Building Council's report Doing Right by Planet and People: The Business Case for Health and Wellbeing in Green Building urges companies to make green improvements by highlighting the tangible economic benefits of green building and showcasing improved occupant satisfaction when companies implement new health, wellbeing and productivity features in existing green structures.
Post date: 29 Aug 2018
There are currently hundreds of sustainability certifications for the built environment and the number is set to rise as the focus on certifying buildings continues to increase. This book provides a global overview of sustainable building certifications and an in-depth description, analysis and comparison of ten certification schemes based on their focus and strategic relevance to stakeholders in the built environment.
Post date: 29 Aug 2018
This article from the REHVA Journal (June 2017) describes the Chinese market for indoor air quality sensors. It also provides information about the certification programme RESET a healthy building standard for indoor air quality created in 2011 in China and relying on continuous monitoring data. RESET monitoring standards are key to identifying the difference between good and poor IAQ sensors.
Post date: 4 Dec 2017
The Residential Energy Services Network or RESNET is a not-for-profit, membership corporation that is governed by a board of 20 (who are elected by membership).
RESNET is a recognised national standards-making body for building energy efficiency rating and certification systems in the United States involving:
Post date: 19 Sep 2017