Historic buildings constitute a considerable share of the European building stock. About 35% of the EU's buildings are over 50 years old, with 26.4% dating from before 1945 . Improving the energy performance of historic buildings (i.e. buildings built before 1945) improves the internal comfort conditions while reducing the energy demand and therefore reduces the risk of fuel poverty.
Post date: 19 feb 2020
The farmhouse was built in 1646 in log construction and was home of the painter Angelika Kaufmann. The living part of the house has been restored in 2008 and the affiliated barn was rebuild in 2013. The traditional renovation of the front building was done in the same architectural style as the existing.
Post date: 19 feb 2020
Innovative multi-functional Vacuum-Insulation-Panels (VIPs) for use in the building sector
INNOVIP Consortium will reinvent the top-of-the-line insulating material vacuum-insulation-panels (VIP) by improving their thermal performance over the entire lifetime by at least 25 % and making VIPs adjustable, mountable and machineable.
Post date: 12 feb 2020
Onze wereld ‘as built’ vandaag en morgen is steeds in evolutie. Het zoeken naar een evenwicht in de 4 basiselementen van het leven, “aarde-water-vuur-lucht”, heeft de mensheid steeds doen overleven. De isolatielaag als onderdeel van het beschermd volume moet de bewoner/gebruiker in een harmonieus en aangenaam evenwicht brengen met de 4 bovenstaande natuurelementen.
Post date: 10 dec 2019
Held under the sponsored of Samsung , and officially opened by Erbil Governor- Mr. NAWZAD HADI and Iraq Minister Of Commerce - Mr. KHEIR ALLAH HASAN BABAKER. Previous edition show has seen great attention from exhibitors and visitors from across the globe. For four days, the bests of the industry came together under one roof for mutual benefit and growth.
Post date: 30 jan 2019
Today whoever decides to invest in biobased buildings is a pioneer in the construction sector, as it is still a niche market. But latest research about industrial hemp materials have developed products that may be more competitive
Post date: 24 dec 2018
December 5 is UN World Soil Day. The building industry has thus been called to account for its role in the massive use of mineral raw materials and environmental pollution. One solution comes from the bio-construction sector which draws on unlimited sources of natural materials such as hemp, which is a recyclable carbon sequestrator. But how comfortable is it to live in a hemp house?
Post date: 4 dec 2018
The originality of the Sustainable Bio & Waste Resources project for Construction (SB&WRC) in the framework of the European Interreg Territorial Cooperation Program France (Channel) England lies notably in its method: designing prototypes of building materials based on existing common agricultural waste and co-products that are widely available and underutilized (in the area) within the defined perimeter. In this, the project is directly rooted in the geographic area and in a logic of cross-border cooperation.
Post date: 18 okt 2018
The use of natural materials is growing rapidly in Argentina and other South American countries. Technical progress and policy implementation seem to go hand in hand
Post date: 31 mei 2018
VIPA International is organizing a conference entitled ‘More space and saving energy with Vacuum Insulation Panels’. This event (free of charge) will take place on Thursday morning, 27 September 2018, in Vienna, Austria.
Post date: 28 mei 2018