School of the Future

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School of the Future as lighthouse project at WSED 2015

The School of the Future project was invited by the organisers of the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED 2015) to present their initiative as an exemplary EU project on energy efficient building renovation during the...
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New promotional scheme for ¨plus energy¨ buildings in the educational sector has been announced in Germany

A new scheme for educational buildings that promotes the transition to plus energy buildings was announced by the German Federal Building Minister, Barbara Hendricks, at the inaugural speech of "BAU 2015" in Munich. This programme will...
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School of the Future retrofit guideline "Improved indoor environmental quality"

The 7th Framework Programme (FP7) project “School of the Future” (www.school-of-the-future.eu) published a retrofit guideline with a focus on improved indoor environmental quality. The guideline deals with thermal indoor climate, indoor...
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Childcare center "People & Baby"

 This private childcare center of 30 cradles was built for the People & Baby company at a location owned by the "System U" company in Vendargues. This 437m² building is a modular wood construction of high performance and low...
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“DANTE ALIGHIERI” middle school gym renovation

This renovation project of an existing gymnasium is located in the Mediterranean climate and was constructed through careful design based on a sustainable bioclimatic study of the site.  It is marked by simple construction of dry assembly...
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Retrofitting showcase on a Belgian high-school

A show case performed in Liege, Belgium, demonstrates how to turn a high school into an energy efficient and comfortable learning environment. Energy consumption in the non-residential sector, such as public and industrial buildings, is...
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International Societies form Indoor Environmental Quality – Global Alliance (IEQ-GA)

 A newly formed alliance seeks to serve as a global source for information, guidance and knowledge on indoor environmental quality. A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was...
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venticool newsletter issue #04 - June 2014

With the increasing weight of energy performance regulations on market uptake in the building sector, bridging the gap between scientific and regulatory approaches on ventilative cooling is crucial. As you will learn through this...