Ventilated Claddings

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E2VENT Workshop - "Think green, think Smart Façade"

The  E2VENT WORKSHOP which will be held within the BUDMA - International Construction and Architectural Fair in Poznan, Poland.   What is E2VENT? It is a European research project under H2020 programme,...
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3 priorities to tap into the energy saving potential of modern windows

The building glass façade and window industry represented by European Aluminium, EuroWindoor, ES-SO and Glass for Europe come together to call for a modernised EPBD to unleash the energy savings potential of high performing windows.  ...
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New E2VENT project video

The European project E2VENT is almost at mid-point. A new, clear and understandable 3 minute video summarizing the project is now available.   As we know, the European Union seeks to increase the share of energy efficient buildings,...
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Advanced Building Skins Conference 2016

International platform for architects, engineers, scientists and the building industry The 11th version of the Conference on Advanced Building Skins will take place on 10-11 October 2016 in Bern, Switzerland. The aim of...
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Energy Efficient Ventilated Facades for Optimal Adaptability and Heat Exchange enabling novel NZEB architectural concepts for the refurbishment of existing buildings (E2VENT)

E2VENT is a 42 month project (2015-2018) with the main objective of the development of energy efficient ventilated façades for the refurbishment of existing residential multi-story buildings: a modular adaptable system embedding heat...
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L'Office 64 de l‘Habitat

The housing association, l'office 64 de l' habitat has built new company headquarters in Bayonne in southern France. The fact that the building is an ecological example is proudly present for visitors to see. The low entrance building in...
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H2 Office in Duisburg: aluminium clad building goes for the Gold DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council) certification

The H2 Office lies like a moored sports catamaran in Duisburg Inner Harbor. The building's bond with nature is just as cutting-edge because the lustrous ventilated cladding made with aluminium composite material as well as the aluminium...
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From passive to active: face lifting façades for building retrofit

The biggest current innovation in façade design stems from a modular façade with smart materials that act as an active skin to make old buildings energy efficient. Today, newly built houses are designed to be as energy efficient as...