Internal insulation systems

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Building The Future 2020 - Boosting Innovation in the Construction Industry - Online event

On 15 July 2020, the Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR) will co-host the online event “Building the future 2020 – boosting innovation in the construction industry”. Projects developing new construction materials to reduce the carbon...
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The renovation of Doragno Castle - Rovio, Switzerland

The building is used as a residential, and the aim of the renovation has been the conservation of the ancient walls of the medieval castle, considering modern comfort standards with the target of achieving a building ad a high standard of...
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HoHo Vienna: the first city office built of timber in Vienna

HoHo Vienna is one of the tallest wooden buildings in the world and a lighthouse project for sustainable timber construction. Thanks to the level of thermal insulation, resource conservation, energy efficiency and sound insulation, it has...
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ASBP Plastics in Construction Group – Dragons’ Den Event

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   Join us on Thursday 18th June, 14:00-15:30 for an update on our Plastics in Construction Group and...
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BioCore VIP project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No.794680

Development of environmentally-friendly Bio-sources aerogel as the support Core for vacuum insulation panels (VIPs) This Marie Sklodowska Curie Individual Fellowship will bring an outstanding experienced researcher to work in Europe and be...
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AeroArch project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 746992

Fostering Knowledge and Applications of New Aerogel Superinsulation in Architecture and Construction Old, poorly insulated buildings represent a tremendous potential for saving energy in Europe. Aerogel building materials are characterized...
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Rathaus Freiburg – Germany

The university city of Freiburg is home to an innovative city hall that is now the biggest surplus-energy building in Europe. The building boasts outstanding thermal insulation that allows for low-temperature heating and high-temperature...
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OVERVIEW | Insulating historic buildings: approaches and materials

Historic buildings constitute a considerable share of the European building stock. About 35% of the EU's buildings are over 50 years old, with 26.4% dating from before 1945 [1]. Improving the energy performance of historic buildings (i.e....