This document, released by the Air Tightness Testing & Measurement Association (ATTMA), provides the technical standard to be followed for the testing of dwellings in the UK as set out in Building Regulations and specifying documents around the world.
Post date: 14 Sep 2016
This report, released by the ZERO-PLUS project, examines the market for the construction of highly energy performing buildings by developing an understanding of the following:
Post date: 31 Aug 2016
”Casa Verde Plus” adds to the renewable energy solutions financed in the basic programme ”Casa Verde” investments in increased energy efficiency, thermal insulation, LED lighting, green roofs and ecological materials.
Both ”Casa Verde” and ”Casa Verde Plus” address residential and public buildings.
For more information (in Romanian) please click on the links provided below.
Post date: 11 Aug 2016
This masterclass, organised by the UK Green Building Council, will take place in London, United Kingdom, on 1 November 2016, from 08:30 to 11:30 (GMT).
Through a combination of expert speakers, case study examples and interactive exercises, this masterclass will provide delegates with a deeper understanding of the topic of health, wellbeing and productivity in residential buildings, covering broad principles, design strategies and the ‘value’ case for action.
Post date: 1 Aug 2016
The CCHVAC Conference is held every two years and hosts around 1500 participants.
The CCHVAC Conference sets academic exchanges, showcases new technologies, information dissemination, public meetings four in one show wisdom, expands its influence, enhances the degree of recognition and has an effective platform resources cooperation.
Post date: 27 Jul 2016
The European Commission's 2014 Communication on Resource Efficiency Opportunities in the Building Sector identified the need for a common EU approach to the assessment of the environmental performance of buildings. A study to develop this approach was initiated in 2015 by DG ENV and DG GROW, with the technical support of DG JRC-IPTS.
Post date: 26 Jul 2016
From factors to actors, citizens increasingly in focus at Smart Cities and Communities meeting
One of the key working groups of the European Innovation Partnership is entitled ‘Citizen Focus’. CITyFiED was one site to testify, share and be inspired.
Post date: 12 Jul 2016
The HSB Living Lab is a residential block for student and guest researcher apartments that include flexible living units and multifunctional-shared space. Located at the Johanneberg Science Park district in Gothenbnurg (Sweden), HSB living lab is a showcase for how individuals can lead a sustainable lifestyle in their home. The 33 people residing in HSB live and work there in order to test the innovations and technical solutions equipped in the building.
Post date: 6 Jul 2016
The Horizon 2020 project ZERO-PLUS aims at the development and implementation of a comprehensive, cost-effective system for Net Zero Energy (NZE) settlements. Within this context, ZERO-PLUS has produced the document titled "Effective monitoring protocols to be implemented in the outdoor areas of each settlement and an overall report about technical details and motivation of the selected procedures
It deals with:
Post date: 29 Jun 2016
A full report of the outdoor energy technologies and renewable systems at near zero energy (NZE) settlements including energy and environmental details about innovative solutions to be implemented in common areas (D4.1) | ZERO-PLUS project
This report is one of the deliverables of the ZERO-PLUS project: “Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology”.
It deals with:
Post date: 29 Jun 2016