Indoor environment (thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics)

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The EENSULATE project

“Development of innovative lightweight and highly insulating energy efficient components and associated enabling materials for cost-effective retrofitting and new construction of curtain wall facades.”   The EENSULATE...
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ECO-SEE Breakthrough eco-building solutions: launch of new project video

To combat the emerging problem of indoor air quality, the ECO-SEE project has developed a range of eco-building solutions that can deliver healthier, quieter and more energy efficient buildings. These solutions are presented in a new...
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Green Homes & Mortgages: a Toolkit for Residential Investors and Developers

Supporting the creation of Green Homes through a credible, cost-effective certification program represents an opportunity for residential investors & developers to differentiate the quality and environmental performance of their...
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Uncovering the Secrets to Sustainable Urban Renovation and Regeneration

Unpicking the Secrets to Sustainable Urban Renovation and Regeneration   The CITyFiED consortium met in at demonstration site Laguna de Duero, Spain 27 and 28 February 2017 to keep the project on track to...
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Better Energy Warmer Homes – Ireland

The Better Energy Warmer Homes scheme (BEWH) is a scheme administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and aims at funding energy efficiency improvements in the homes of the elderly and vulnerable, making the homes...
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Heat Pumping Technologies in Special Applications and New Markets: vol.35 No 1/2017

Special Applications and New Markets in the new issue of the HPT Magazine   This latest issue of the Heat Pumping Technologies  (HTP) Magazine has Special Applications and New Markets as the topical...
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Methodology Applied to the Evaluation of Natural Ventilation in Residential Building Retrofits

Methodology Applied to the Evaluation of Natural Ventilation in Residential Building Retrofits: A Case Study    This paper, released by the CITyFiED (RepliCable and InnovaTive Future Efficient Districts and cities)...
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Bio-based materials facing the challenges of the construction industry: workshop summary

The use of bio-based materials is often met with scepticism from architects, insurers and contractors in the construction industry, which has led to slow market uptake. This scepticism generally results from a lack of adequate training and...