Topical session in CLIMA-2016: High indoor environmental quality and energy efficient ventilation in renovated school buildings
The topical session, titled “High indoor environmental quality and energy efficient ventilation in renovated school buildings: winning concepts and examples”, will be held during the next CLIMA world congress in Aalborg, on the 25th of May.
Post date: 22 Mar 2016
On 17 March 2016, the Passive House Institute (PHI) announced the winners of the Component Award 2016 for ventilation solutions in residential buildings. The approaches for building retrofits selected by an independent jury are not only characterised by a high level of energy efficiency, but also by their economic viability.
Post date: 21 Mar 2016
This guide, released by the Passivehaus UK, is intended for the design team and contractors; it serves as an aid to understanding the key principles involved in achieving the airtightness performance required to meet the Passivhaus standard. The document also describes how to ensure that the building is correctly air pressure tested for compliance with Passivhaus certification (n50) pressure test requirements.
Post date: 24 Feb 2016
On Wednesday 17 February, 2016 Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council adopted its county development plan for 2016-2022, including a motion passed by the majority that all new buildings must be built to the passive house standard or equivalent.
Post date: 23 Feb 2016
The passive house at the Lac de Vouglans is a residential dwelling for 4 habitants.
Total living surface (usable floor area UFA): 150 m2.Building envelope:
Post date: 29 Jan 2016
This reference manual, aims to help readers understand the Passive House activity across the New York State region (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut). The document presents multifamily and commercial Passive House Institute (PHI) certified and inspired new builds and retrofits, either completed, under construction, or in design.
Post date: 25 Jan 2016
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Post date: 9 Dec 2015
This guide, released by the New York Passive House (NYPH) in cooperation with the Passive House Academy, provides 8 clear steps most useful in meeting Passive House performance goals, 7 important reasons for international passive house standard certification, and a brief outline of the certification protocol. In particular, contents include:
Post date: 3 Dec 2015
To accommodate the growing number of students attending the St. Leonard School built in 1964, the school was expanded and modernized. In 2010, the site has also incorporated a kindergarten, an after-school club and a public library.
Post date: 2 Dec 2015