Internal insulation systems

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The EENSULATE project

“Development of innovative lightweight and highly insulating energy efficient components and associated enabling materials for cost-effective retrofitting and new construction of curtain wall facades.”   The EENSULATE...
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Uncovering the Secrets to Sustainable Urban Renovation and Regeneration

Unpicking the Secrets to Sustainable Urban Renovation and Regeneration   The CITyFiED consortium met in at demonstration site Laguna de Duero, Spain 27 and 28 February 2017 to keep the project on track to...
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Bio-based materials facing the challenges of the construction industry: workshop summary

The use of bio-based materials is often met with scepticism from architects, insurers and contractors in the construction industry, which has led to slow market uptake. This scepticism generally results from a lack of adequate training and...
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ISOBIO mid-term project meeting: demonstrating the benefits of bio-based materials for the construction sector

On the way to demonstrating the benefits of bio-based materials for the construction sector   ISOBIO aims to develop new bio-based insulation panels and renders, and to scale them for mainstream adoption by the...
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ECO-SEE workshop | Energy efficient building materials for improved indoor air quality

  The ECO-SEE workshop on "Energy efficient building materials for improved indoor air quality" will take place on 8 March 2017 from 10.30 to 12:30 in London, United Kingdom, as part of the EcoBuild exhibition.   The workshop will...
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Fitting hot and cold climates into the “envelope”

The “energy eater” European building stock is aiming for a greener future. Researchers are testing an “envelope” system combining active and passive technologies, fitted over the existing façade, to make buildings more efficient. But will...
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When indoor air is more polluted than outdoor air

“Besides the contaminants we find outside, we also have indoor contaminants. There are pollutants typical of homes such as dust, spores, moulds, and those produced by human activities like cooking and house-cleaning, that contribute to the...
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QUALICHeCK Webinar | Interesting and innovative approaches for improved building envelope performance

Tuesday 24 January 2017, 10:00 am Brussels time (CET)     The energy challenges for the building stock require ambitious but feasible approaches to secure their performance, including the performance of the...