Ventilative cooling

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Indoor air quality, thermal comfort and daylight

This report about indoor air quality (IAQ), thermal comfort and daylight requirements in selected Member States addresses a range of topics of increasing importance for European buildings and their inhabitants. The aim of the report is to...
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venticool newsletter issue #13 - December 2018

New standardization projects relevant to ventilative cooling applications have officially been initiated under Technical Committees (TC) in the European Committee for Standardization (CEN/TC 156) and the International Organization for...
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AIVC March 2019 Newsletter

This issue of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre’s (AIVC) newsletter provides an overview of the centre’s latest achievements and initiatives i.e. information on past and future events, new publications, feedback on on-going AIVC...
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Design of a ventilation system coupled with a Horizontal Air-Ground Heat Exchanger

Energy consumption in new buildings can be reduced at the design stage.   This study optimizes the ventilation system design of a new residential building located in a warm climate (Southern Italy). Different system options of horizontal...
Évènement

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...
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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...
Actualité

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,...
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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...