School of the Future

Case

Vacuum insulation panel (VIP) technology helps turn ‘70s secondary school into state of the art passive house

To renovate the secondary school of Freilassing in Bavaria following the passive house requirements, the architects decided to use Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs) to save as much space as possible.The ultra-thin and high performing VIPs...
Publication

Lüften in Schulen

Obwohl das Thema "gute Luftqualität in Schulen" eine hohe Bedeutung bei der Modernisierung und dem Neubau von Schulgebäuden hat, besteht eine große Unsicherheit bei der Entscheidung über die vorzusehende Lüftungstechnologie. Die BINE-...
Case

REEFLEX: International student residential hall

 REEFLEX is an international student residence that combines residential living as well as hotel accommodation. This unique concept meets the housing needs for students who require a short or medium stay (a few nights or months) such as...
Publication

School plug into the sun (BINE Informationsdienst basisEnergie 6)

This four-page BINE information paper presents the possibilities of introducing solar electricity to pupils by installing photovoltaic (PV) panels on the roof of schools. With its scheme “Sonne in der Schule” – “Solar Energy in Schools”-...
Tool

Breathing Buildings design tool

This tool calculates initial estimates of the openings and the e-stack equipment required to naturally ventilate a building (office or school) successfully. It is intended to be used by architects and engineers at the early stages of...
News

5 Schulen gewinnen den "Deutschen Klimapreis"

Aus über 100 Bewerbungen wurden die Gewinner des Deutschen Klimapreises der Allianz Umweltstiftung 2015 ermittelt. Unter den Bewerbungen befanden sich Energiesparmaßnahmen an Schulgebäuden, die Ausbildung von Energiedetektiven oder...
Event

CLIMA 2016

The 12th REHVA World Congress CLIMA 2016 will focus on building and Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system performance in practice in relation to fulfilment of the intended design, ability to fulfil the needs of the...
Case

How to program energy efficiency improvement of public real estate – a case of a small municipality

The initiative has been conducted within Alterenergy, a Strategic Project funded within the cross-border Cooperation Programme IPA-Adriatic 2007-2013.It regards Agnone, a municipality in Molise Region (...