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E-learning for building professionals

The building sector presents a considerable unexploited potential for cost-effective energy savings. Nearly Zero-Energy Building (NZEB) standards have become a mandatory requirement in Europe for new construction from 2020, however increasing the rate, depth...
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OVERVIEW | Integrated kits for building renovation

The building renovation sector has been moving towards the trend of using prefabricated renovation kits as an approach to effectively target the needs of any given project, and the design of kit-solutions that are able to respond to a range of requirements...

Hőkomfortot mérő bábuval kutatják az ideális épülethőmérsékletet a PTE-n

Az idei évben a Pécsi Tudományegyetemen (PTE) több beszerzés valósult meg Emberi Erőforrás Fejlesztési Operatív Programok keretében, melyek közül a közvélemény számára az egyik legérdekesebb minden bizonnyal a PTE Műszaki és Informatikai...

E-learning for building professionals

The building sector presents a considerable unexploited potential for cost-effective energy savings. Nearly Zero-Energy Building (NZEB) standards have become a mandatory requirement in Europe for new construction from 2020, however...

The crest of the Renovation Wave: A toolkit to decarbonise the European building stock

For Europe to reach its carbon-neutral goal by 2050, we will need to decarbonise the building sector and with millions of buildings to be renovated, retrofit technologies are going to play a crucial role in achieving this target.    The...

OVERVIEW | Integrated kits for building renovation

The building renovation sector has been moving towards the trend of using prefabricated renovation kits as an approach to effectively target the needs of any given project, and the design of kit-solutions that are able to respond to a...

Proposed Centre for Climate Action and Sustainability at Myross House, West Cork, Ireland

Introduction Green Skibbereen CLG has made a proposal to Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (MSH) to form a partnership for the development of a Climate Action Centre based at Myross Wood House and Grounds, currently in the ownership of the...

How does BIM help Contractors Achieve Improved Project Outcomes?

General and specialty contractors are buying into BIM based on the potential benefits it offers. Similar to any other construction technology, BIM has gained significant traction. The use of cloud-based software and mobile devices has...

OVERVIEW | De-risking energy efficiency investments for the EU building stock

Increasing the energy performance of the EU building stock is key for the EU to achieve its climate and energy goals. However, annually only around 0.2% to 0.3% of buildings across Europe are undergoing deep renovation (aiming at achieving...

OVERVIEW | A holistic approach for the energy renovation of the residential built environment in the Mediterranean area: the HAPPEN project

Introduction: the MedZEB approach The development of the retrofitting market is a significant challenge throughout Europe. This challenge faces particular conditions in the Mediterranean region due e.g. to its environmental and climatic...