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Superinsulating materials: State of the art applications and long term performance

The term ‘superinsulation’ refers to materials and technologies providing dramatically reduced heat transfer across the building envelope. This BUILD UP Web Seminar covers the main principles of superinsulation, reviews current materials...

Energy-efficient retrofitting of residential buildings: A holistic approach is required

Building new homes to meet the demanding energy efficiency regulations in Europe is essential, but the benefits will accrue slowly as it will take several decades before such houses form a significant proportion of the stock. The major...

Building and ductwork airtightness: Legislative drivers, new concerns and new approaches

The implementation of the EPBD recast puts increasing pressure on the market to achieve better building and ductwork airtightness: for most European climates and countries, good airtightness levels are necessary to achieve nearly zero-...