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

SOLCER House: Wale´s first low-cost positive energy house
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SOLCER House: Wale´s first low-cost positive energy house

Experts from the Welsh School of Architecture (Cardiff University) have designed and built Wales’ first low-cost energy positive house. The "Smart Operation for a Low Carbon Energy Region" (SOLCER) House is capable of exporting more energy to the...
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37th AIVC - 18th ASHRAE - IAQ 2016 joint Conference (AIVC focus)

IAQ 2016 conference: Defining Indoor Air Quality: Policy, Standards and Best Practices Conference   UPDATE (28 July 2016): Announcement of keynote speakers, technical programme preview and early bird registration deadline   This...
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Wege zum Effizienzhaus Plus - Grundlagen und Beispiele für energieerzeugende Gebäude

In Deutschland hat energiesparendes Bauen eine lange Tradition. Seit mehr als 30 Jahren wird am Gebäude der Zukunft geforscht, das klimaneutral bewohnt werden kann. Das Effizienzhaus Plus ist nicht an eine bestimmte Technologie gebunden,...
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Energy Poverty Handbook

Energy poverty is a serious concern in our societies while more and more people realize that it should be a social right. As a follow-up to the European Parliament Initiative Report on the antipoverty target in the light of increasing...
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Renew School: Sustainable school building renovation - school's financial signpost

This document, released in the framework of the RENEW SCHOOL project, presents results from the analysis of 14 renovated schools and kindergartens as practice best examples from the project’s partner countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark,...
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Renew School: Sustainable school building renovation - school's technical signpost

The technical signpost, released in the framework of the RENEW SCHOOL project, is the collection of the best performing technological solutions that can be applied in school buildings and kindergartens, which use timber façade and undergo...
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Renew School Brochure

RENEW SCHOOL project aims at retrofitting a large number of school buildings to Nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) standard. The Project assignment is to motivate and to give municipalities, school owners, companies as well as end-users...
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Renew School: Lessons learned from frontrunner buildings

Eighteen case studies with high energy performance have been collected from all European project partner countries of the IEE project RENEW SCHOOL. For choosing the right buildings as frontrunners, the project consortium set some...
News

New Open Data Set from CURIT (Regional Cadastre of Heating Systems of Lombardy Region)

A new Open Data Set from the Regional Cadastre of Heating Systems (CURIT) operating in the territory of Lombardy Region is now available at this url You may find data and informations about more than 2 Millions of heating systems...
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AIVC 2017 | Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings

38th AIVC - 6th TightVent & 4th venticool Conference, 2017 | Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings   The need to reduce the energy demand of buildings is reflected in the legislation and policies of many countries...