Ventilative cooling

Event

ACHIEVE BETTER BUILDINGS! Passive House Conference Heidelberg 2019

Solu­tions and pro­spects

* sus­tain­able
* prac­tic­al
* in­spired

 

Two days of in­spir­ing lec­tures, hands-on work­shops, an ac­com­pa­ny­ing ex­hib­i­tion and extensive net­work­ing op­por...

To­geth­er with part­ners from Heidel­berg and the sur­round­ing area, PHI & iPHA propose a var­ied and di­verse pro­gramme for you. Look for­ward to lec­tures and work­shops on cur­rent top­ics such...
Publication

Behaviour change for energy efficiency: a policy brief from the Policy Learning Platform on Low-carbon economy

Whilst major investments are being made into new technologies and materials for improving energy efficiency, there are a number of human-related factors that also need to be addressed. Strategies...

Behavioural issues need to be considered in all aspects of the energy transition, from improving awareness of the benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energies, to making sure that technologies are easy to use, and that financial...
News

Climate change: trees to the rescue

Bringing nature back into cities can help fight global warming.   Fighting climate change is the challenge of the century. The last UN Environment Emissions Gap Report warned that, in order to ensure global warming stays below 2°C,...
Publication

Make homes healthier for people and planet

In conjunction with the World Climate Summit at COP24, the World Green Building Council launches Healthier Homes, Healthier Planet guide.

On 12th December the World Green Building Council launched a new guide to creating healthier homes that in turn, are healthier for the planet. The guide takes a combination of the latest research into air quality, thermal and...
Tool

Prosolis Webtool

Web Tool for Thermal and Daylight Characteristics Comparison of Glazing Complexes
Since these last years, the application of the European Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD) has led to a higher interest in summer comfort issue. In this context, the design of glazing complexes (glazing and solar shading) is a...
Event

MEGACLIMA NIGERIA EXPO 2019

MEGACLIMA NIGERIA EXPO 2018 event attracted 86 exhibitors , representing companies from 17 countries Belgium, China, Eqypt, Ghana, India , Kuwait, Lebanon , Nigeria, S. Africa , Turkey, U....
Publication

TightVent Europe newsletter issue #15 - November 2018

The 2018 joint AIVC – TightVent – venticool conference Smart Ventilation for buildings in Juan-Les-Pins, France, proved highly successful with more than 200 participants from 27 countries attending the event and confirming once again the...
Publication

Application of IoT and Machine Learning techniques for the assessment of thermal comfort perception

Abstract:   Thermal comfort is traditionally assessed by using the PMV index defined according to the EN ISO 7730:2005 where the user passively interacts with the surrounding environment considering a physic-based model...