Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

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1st Nordic Conference on Zero Emission and Plus Energy Buildings

The conference presents state-of-the art research and practical solutions that pave the way towards a low carbon built environment, with a focus on Nordic countries.

The Challenge It is now widely known that the construction sector has a key role in contributing to the mitigation of global greenhouse gas emissions. In Europe, the construction and use of buildings are responsible for 42% of our final...
News

Restoring a Latvian treasure: the New Castle of Sigulda

An ERDF-funded project is reconstructing the New Sigulda Castle Complex in Latvia to restore its beauty while simultaneously saving energy and reducing carbon dioxide emissions.

The project is restoring what was once known as one of the most magnificent Writer’s Palaces in Europe, a unique example of national romanticism in Latvia. A total budget of over EUR 5 million has been made available for the work, of which...
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Climate Emergency: Mainstreaming Passivhaus by 2030 #UKPHC19

Join the UK Passivhaus Conference in Manchester this October to discover how to successfully industrialise the Standard and deliver Passivhaus for the mass market.

View the programme   The wider industry is waking up to the benefits of energy efficient buildings and many policies are beginning to point to Passivhaus (or equivalent!) But are we capable of propelling Passivhaus as the new norm for the...
Publication

Research Brief: Multiple benefits as a driver of energy-efficient building renovation

An increased energy performance of buildings not only reduces energy costs and CO2 emissions, but creates jobs, increases the comfort and health of its occupants and brings environmental benefits in terms of improved air quality. Valuing...
News

New call for proposals for energy projects!

The EU-funded EU-Korea Climate Action project supports Climate Partnerships between Korean and European non-state entities who commit to implement climate actions in priority areas such as renewable energy, energy efficiency in buildings,...
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7^ Conferenza Nazionale Passivhaus

ZEPHIR: ricostruiamo il CLIMA!   Il 14 Novembre una nuova e più grande conferenza Passivhaus ti aspetta nel primo salone internazionale della riqualificazione: RESTRUCTURA!   L’Istituto di...
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Symposium on valuing the multiple benefits of energy efficiency

The EU-funded “Multiple Benefits” project and the German project “Multiple benefits as drivers for building renovation” invite businesses, decision-makers and interested stakeholders to share and discuss methods, lessons and tools to promote...

The building and industry sectors combined represent about 85% of Europe’s CO2 emissions and about 70% of final energy use. Increasing energy efficiency and reducing energy demand is thus a key strategy to reducing carbon emissions from...
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DRIVE 0 – Symposium on Circular Renovation

Circular renovations play a key role in decarbonization of our building stock. To increase the amount of circular renovations, these need to be attractive for consumers and investors, as well they need to be environmentally friendly and cost...

Join us on the journey to decarbonize the built environment!   Thursday October 24, 2019 @ Brightlands Center Court, Arthur | 09:00 – 16:30h Brightlands Chemelot Campus To give a good kick-off to the...