Solar shading

Publication

BINE info paper: "Keeping a cool head in the summer heat"

This four-page BINE information paper, presents the results of an analysis of the effect of improved protection against the sun and the use of ceiling fans on user behaviour and satisfaction as well as the scale of influence of comfort...
Publication

Thermal comfort in new residential buildings in France

This report, released by the French association "Energies et Avenir", identifies the most important parameters influencing thermal comfort, based on numerical simulations and measurements of a new house and a new building with 28 dwellings...
Publication

Solutions to Overheating In Homes - Evidence Review

This report, released by the Zero Carbon Hub, reviews the range of technical and behavioural solutions available to reduce the risk of overheating in UK homes. The document covers a wide range of possible measures from town planning and...
Ereignis

Advanced Building Skins Conference 2016

International platform for architects, engineers, scientists and the building industry The 11th version of the Conference on Advanced Building Skins will take place on 10-11 October 2016 in Bern, Switzerland. The aim of...
Publication

QUALICHeCK Newsletter issue #3 - August 2015

The third issue of the QUALICHeCK Newsletter (August 2015) contains the latest news and activities concerning the QUALICHeCK project.   The newsletter's articles include:   2nd QUALICHeCK Conference, 4 September 2015, Brussels 2nd...
Ereignis

Building Simulation Conference 2015- BS2015

The 14th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) - Building Simulation Conference 2015 (BS2015)- will focus on advancing the practice in diverse disciplines of building energy...
Ereignis

2nd QUALICHeCK Conference | EPBD Review – Elements for better compliance and quality of works

(Programme updated 2015/08/29) The second conference on compliance and quality of works for energy efficiency in buildings will be organised in Brussels on 4 September 2015. The Energy Performance of Buildings...
News

OVERVIEW | Quality and compliance issues in relation to the energy performance of buildings

Effective implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in practice implies, among other things, high quality construction works such that a completed building’s energy performance is as planned. It also requires...