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


Escaping energy poverty: the support coming from EU

Across the EU, 50 million families are living in energy poverty. Some lack access to affordable energy, whereas others occupy old, draughty buildings that cannot be easily heated. Many are living without lighting, appliances, heating and...

CPAS Vanpe “Very Low Energy” Heritage / Office Building Renovation - Brussels

CPAS (public centre for social welfare) Vanpe, Project goes deep in energy-efficiency renovation and Art-Deco heritage conservation.
Location:  Rue Vanpé 50, 1190 Forest, BrusselsClient:   Forest CPASConstruction Budget: 1471 €/m² - excl.VATGross Area: 1017 m²   The project embraces the thorough...

BAINS DE LAEKEN - Swimming pools complex Low-Energy Renovation - Brussels

High-Efficiency Low-Energy Renovation of a large 1970's Sports Public Equipment

Programme: Sports Equipment   /  Location: Rue du champ de l'Eglise 73 - 1020 Brussels Client: City of Brussels Refurbishment Budget: (technical installations + energy envelope):  € 3,49 M excl.VAT Area: 6088 m² net / 8778 m² brut   The “...

Procuring energy saving building technologies for residential buildings

ATC Turin (ATC) is a public agency providing social housing in the Italian province of Turin. It has been improving the environmental and energy performance of its properties since 1996.   ATC was a partner of the Public Administration...

Energy benchmarking in educational buildings through cluster analysis of energy retrofitting

A large part of the stock of Italian educational buildings have undertaken energy retrofit interventions, thanks to European funds allocated by complex technical-administrative calls. In these projects, the suggested retrofit...

SPACE International Conference 2019 on Sustainable Architecture, Planning and Urban Design

SPACE '19 Sustainable AP&UD

International Conference 2019 on Sustainable Architecture, Planning and Urban Design will be held in London between 3rd and 5th May

The conference is meant as an ideal platform to discuss the recent advances and research results in the fields of Sustainable Architecture, Planning and Urban Design and all related areas such as engineering, education, interior...

European Energy Poverty Index (EEP I)

The European Energy Poverty Index (EEPI) is a composite indicator which scores and ranks Member States’ progress in alleviating domestic and transport energy poverty as well as their nexus. The EEPI is composed of two sub-...

Tracking progress in the delivery on the right to energy services for all is crucial for making Europe’s energy transition a just transition. The European Energy Poverty Index (EEPI) allows, for the first time, assessing...

European Commission launches EPBD art. 19a feasibility study

The European Commission has launched a feasibility study to clarify the need, possibilities and timeline for the potential introduction of EU provisions in relation to:   a) the inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems b) an optional...