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E2VENT Public Workshop in Brussels

We are pleased to invite you to the E2VENT public workshop to be held on 19th April in Brussels from 13:00 to 17:00, which will be organized by one of the project partners, European Aluminium. The...
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ICAE 2018 - VIII International Congress on Architectural Envelops.

Don’t miss this unique event for architects, facade companies, engineers and other professionals from the construction sector. ICAE 2018 is the event designed to better understand the present and future of architectural envelopes and their...
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Sustainable Places 2018

Sustainable Places (SP) annual international conference series for 5 years (2013 – 2017) has brought together each year between 100 and 150 attendees ranging from industrial executives, scientists, researchers, and engineers – from...
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6th International Conference on Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency - New Challenges

6th International Conference on Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency - New Challenges (RESEE2018), 1-2 November 2018, Nicosia CYPRUS   The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), in...
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TightVent Webinar: Ductwork airtightness

TightVent Webinar | Ductwork airtightness: Standardisation’s on- going work and an overview of status and trends in Sweden, Japan, Spain and Portugal   Thursday 25 January 2018, 09:00-10:30 (Brussels time,...
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Which are the structural components that form a green roof?

Green roofs are structurally engineered and generally comprise of six key components as illustrated in the figure bellow. These are:   The uppermost planted layer. Success of any green roof depends on how healthy the...
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Do green roofs have any disadvantage?

In spite of mitigating the urban heat island phenomenon and offering numerous other benefits, green buildings have some potential disadvantages. Although they might be negligible or inconvenient to a particular group of people, these...
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Which are the different types of green roofs?

Green roofs, or living roofs as they are also known, can be classified according to type of usage, construction factors and maintenance requirements, into three different types; extensive, semi-intensive and intensive green roofs.  ...