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The theme of the 2019 UP STRAW YEARBOOK is ’the straw experience to learn in’. It aims to inform and inspire you about the application of straw as a building material in schools and educational buildings. The article we highlight today comes from Belgium. Interview of the Assistant Director of Notre-Dame du Bon Secours College in Binche, the first school in Belgium to be insulated using straw, and built in 2017.   How did you come up with the idea of using straw in construction?
Post date: 26 Bře 2020
Type: Novinky

Straw building techniques that use straw bales will, inevitably, give a minimal wall thickness related to the bale size.  In the sports hall renovation project at Tilburg, with 1 000 m² wall, this could lead to higher costs and performance than required.  
Post date: 26 Bře 2020
Type: Novinky

OVERVIEW   Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) has existed for a number of years, but in many European Countries it is still not commonly used. What kind of business model innovations will drive uptake of service and performance based contracts? How can the EPC business model be made more attractive to all the parties involved?  
Post date: 25 Bře 2020
Type: Event

Check the link to watch the full interview!   Back in January 2020, during Klimahouse 2020 in Bolzano (Italy), we had the opportunity to interview Carlo Battisti, European Executive Director at International Living Future Institute and Chair of COST Action Restore. The interview, held at NOI Techpark, focused on COST Restore and the role of the International Living Future Institute.  
Post date: 24 Bře 2020
Type: Odkaz

Due to the current situation, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.  
Post date: 24 Bře 2020
Type: Event

Due to the current situation, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.
Post date: 24 Bře 2020
Type: Event

The Green Deal was a big deal at the European Energy Efficiency Conference in Wels/Austria from 4 - 6 March 2020. The event was a great success with 400 experts from 50 countries taking part. The conference focused on and how to make the energy transition happen and achieve climate neutrality in Europe and globally.   
Post date: 24 Bře 2020
Type: Novinky

Every month, Build Up works to offer informative webinars on cutting-edge topics to bring international experts closer to the public. In line with the Topic of the month, we look for current, relevant and innovative topics for users always related to efficient energy in buildings.   Next BUILD UP webinars are:  
Post date: 23 Bře 2020
Type: Novinky

Transparent Solar Panel Technology for Energy Autonomous Greenhouses and Glass Buildings The Technology   PanePowerSW is a uniquely transparent (up to 70%) solar panel glass that generates clean energy through PV technology lowering the energy costs, and, more importantly allowing the light to shine through greenhouses and commercial buildings windows.  
Post date: 23 Bře 2020
Type: Odkaz

INSULAE will contribute to the Clean Energy for EU Islands Initiative by providing an Investment Planning Tool (IPT) able to create action plans for the islands to generate their own sustainable and low-cost energy.  
Post date: 23 Bře 2020
Type: Odkaz